Pic: Look at some of the 300 new emojis that are set to be released very soon 5 years ago

Pic: Look at some of the 300 new emojis that are set to be released very soon

A racially-diverse selection of characters.

Emojis were the best thing to happen to messaging since delivery reports on the old 3310.

Whether you use WhatsApp, Viber, Facebook, Twitter or just text messages, you're using emojis.

The exciting news is that 300 new characters are on the way when Apple releases its next update.

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The new emojis are going to be a lot more racially-diverse with different skin colours available for each emoji.

There's also going to be an Irish flag, which is the best news we've heard all day.

Here's a quick look at some of the new ones that have surfaced online.

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Images via Emojipedia.