New Emojis Will Be Released This Year And The Arab World Is Freaking Out About This One In Particular

Emojipedia announced recently the release of 117 new emojis for 2020

You can watch the sample video here:

The final list was announced on the 29th of January and set to be released in the second half of the year.

One emoji caught the attention of Arabs and Italians everywhere and caused a frenzy online.

This pinched fingers emoji reminded a lot of people of their culture and there’s a debate whether the Emoji is Italian or Arabic

But one thing for sure people agree that its made especially for Arab Moms and as much as we’re grateful to be able to express ourselves more through emojis, lots of people are not anticipating the threats they’ll get from their parents with this, meaning “wait Habibi or Bit Shoof” (You’ll See)

This one tweet sums the meaning up perfectly

This one that’s inspired some more Arab advancement in technology

We also got this interesting factoid

Someone pointed out that if you turn it upside down it’s like telling people to season their food and we’re floored by that comment!

What do you think of the new emojis? We can’t wait to use them!