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Cutting Edge of Emoji

WordPress added support for two special emoji today—not included in Unicode 9: the rainbow/pride and pirate flags. 🏳️‍🌈🏴‍☠️

iOS users will see these in the next update (iOS 10, currently in beta) and has been updated in the scripts that Twitter uses. WordPress users will see it, besides on my site and those that run the trunk/development version, on or near August 16th when WordPress 4.6 rolls out to the world.

It doesn’t look like much, but here’s the commit that added pride and pirate flags to WordPress.