Raccoons, superheroes and bald heads are getting new emoji this year

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He thanked the emoji-creating company "for recognizing the impact of this critical crustacean, in ME and across the country".

For more details, take a look at Emojipedia's rundown on Emoji 11.0 and check out the video below.

King fittingly signed off the tweet with his name in emoji form: a cow for Angus and a crown for King.

"A new lobster emoji would fill a necessary and unique void in the current Emoji List, and, should it be added, appears destined for significant usage by lobster fans around the world", King wrote in a September 2017 letter to the Unicode Consortium.

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The Unicode Consortium, an organization tasked with approving the standardization of digital characters and symbols, released 157 new emoji Wednesday.

The Unicode Consortium launched in 1988 with a mission to create global standards for software and data.

The Unicode Consortium describes its role as "developing, maintaining, and promoting software internationalization standards and data", according to the group's site. The finalized list included a softball, a pirate flag, a "woozy face", and, in a major win for Sen.

And if you're an animal lover, raccoons, llamas, lobsters and even microbes will also be represented in the update. More than 5,400 people added their signatures. These images are just samples and vendors for mobile phones, PCs, and web platforms will typically use images that fit their overall emoji designs.

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