New emoji coming soon for Apple users

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(NBC News Channel) - Apple has revealed new emoji coming to iPhone and iPad, including an updated love-you gesture designed after the "I love you" hand sign in American Sign Language.

Apple announced a collection of new emoji characters coming to iOS, macOS and watchOS later this year. The news coincides with World Emoji Day on July 17, 2017.

The selection also includes characters announced on World Emoji Day, such as new food items.

The new emoji will debut in this week's developer and public beta previews of iOs 11.1, and in upcoming software updates for ios, macos and watchos.