157 new emoji but still no sloth

I’ve only had 3 hours of sleep because I started reading a YA novel last night at 9 that I only stopped reading at 4am because I fell asleep. With only 30 pages to go, I had to wait until after work to find out what happens at the end. It didn’t disappoint. The last time this happened was when I read Twilight. The book? One of  Us is Lying. And even with my binge reading on a school night, I still kept an eye on the internet to make sure you have all the important online news in snackable bytes. Here’s this week’s Bytesized:

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?157 new emoji and the best are the animals

These include a toilet roll, tooth, superheroes and gingers. I am sure gingers are happy as they are now represented (apparently the Scots are over the moon), but to me, the only thing that matters is the animal emoji.

If you have 2 minutes to spare, you can watch a video of all of the new emoji. But like I said, let’s get to the animals, so scroll on.

I’m most excited for the racoon, llama, hedgehog and T-Rex. I have no idea when I will use these, but still, I’m excited. These new emoji will be rolled out throughout 2018. I don’t have these yet ???.

Check out my racoon Twitter moment (guess who has two thumbs and recently discovered Twitter moments?)

new animal emoji 2018

Also, AP has bravely come forward and said that the plural of emoji is emoji and not emojis. Now you can go forth, correct anyone who says emojis and fuel your superiority complex.

?Why context is very, very important

A whale died because it swallowed plastic bags. And the image below shows why context is very important. It’s funny in a I’m-going-to-hell-for-laughing-at-this kind of way.

?Crayola needs your help naming a new colour

I’ve always wondered where colours get their names from. This is particularly true when it comes to nail polish. Essie has Sand of a Beach and Sorbet has Blue Me a Kiss.

essie sand of a beach

blue me a kiss sorbet

Then we also recently got Millenial Pink and apparently, it is making its way to our avocado toast.

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🍞Toast-back Tuesday to last week’s @thefeedfeed and @udisglutenfree event when I made this millennial pink toast creation 💗 and bumped in to a bunch of old coworkers (aka the best night ever) 🙌🏼 While I don’t eat a gluten free diet, many of my family members are either gluten intolerant or have celiac disease, so I eat my fair share of GF breads and products 😋 Udi’s has always been a family favorite, so you can imagine their excitement when I told them about the new Delicious Sandwich Breads from @udisglutenfree that are seriously delicious 🎉 If only I could ship some of the loaves in my freezer to Colorado…more for me! 🍞Happy #toasttuesday! 💚 #nutritionsqueezed #udis . . . #breakfastinspo #healthybreakfastideas #morningfuel #healthybreakfast #todaybreakfast #goodmorningpost #eatwholefoods #notadiet #fuelyourbodyright #foodislove #nourishtoflourish #nutritiousanddelicious #movenourishbelieve #rdtobe #wellnesswithoutobsession #realfood #enjoyeverybite #glowandgetit #foodiefeatures #eatwellbewell #strongerwithself #glutenfreebreakfast #glutenfreebread #udisglutenfree #thefeedfeedglutenfree #toastsforall

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And now we are in an era where Gen Z yellow is a thing. It’s almost like Minion yellow, which is also an actual colour. But back to Crayola, what would you name this blue? I’d go with Blue McBlueFace in an ode to Boaty McBoatFace. This is why we can’t have nice things.

?What you need to know to sound like you know about Apple’s WWDC 2018 update

While Google had its keynote a few weeks ago, Apple hosted their own this week. It was mainly a software-focused update, but just so that you sound cool when someone mentions it (and if they own ANY Apple product, it will be mentioned), here’s what you need to know:

  • Limit the amount of time you use an app for and see which apps you spend the most time on
  • Siri got a much needed update (she now integrates with other hardware)
  • Memoji (and not iMoji) that allows you to create emoji that look like you
  • FaceTime now has group calling for up to 32 people
  • With iOS12 you can stop Facebook from tracking you

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