Unicode Consortium - a non-profit organization that created the Unicode character encoding standard, - prepared changes for emoji: in next year users will be able to rotate images and use new "emoticons".
AT updating the standard provides for the possibility to change the direction of emoji, then there is a mirror image of them. AT First of all, this concerns asymmetrical images - for example, runners, transport (example in the illustration) , etc.
In the "Unicode Consortium " note that it was this function that became one of the the most frequent requests of users.
Also Unicode wants to add new emoji. The collection will be replenished with a swan, a mango, a face in festive hood and tune in mouth, teddy bear, cake, coil with thread, skateboard and red-haired people.
Before the Emoji of the Ukrainian borsch, the multi-bit hands of the Unicode Consortium have not yet reached
When to expect
The final decision on The January 2018. That is, we do not have to use the new emoji before the second half of the year.
Read in Russian: В 2018 году вы сможете поворачивать эмодзи