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Apple’s New Black Heart Emoji Is The One We All Need In 2016

We also got an avocado.

It’s safe to say 2016 hasn’t been the easiest year. Luckily, Christmas has come early for emoji lovers, because Apple has just released a whole slew of them with their iOS 10.2 update.

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Most of us use emojis to express thoughts, feelings and maintain 90% of our relationships, so it’s no wonder an additional 72 are welcomed with open arms. Some of them, such as a face palm emoji, a really creepy clown or a shrug emoji, are bound to come in handy when reviewing the past year.

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However, the black heart emoji is the one we’ve all been waiting for. People took to Twitter to express their excitement over their soul emoji:

According to Emojipedia, the black heart emoji is “A heart shaded completely black. May be used to express morbidity, sorrow, or a form of dark humor.” But let’s face it, the latest and highly-anticipated addition is so much more than that, especially for those who have had a rough time in 2016.

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