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How new emojis make it to your smartphone

Here are the latest set of emoji.
Here are the latest set of emoji.

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The fate of an avocado, a clown, a shark and a drooling face all rest in the hands of one organization. 

The company is Unicode Consortium, and next spring they'll vote "yea" or "nay" on 67 new emojis. Once selected, software makers will begin to adopt the new images. 

Mark Davis is the co-founder of the company. He joined Take Two to talk about the selection process. 

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