Google’s own keyboard app Gboard is included with an emoji shortcut bar and this act from the company was done in order to join the celebration of World Emoji Day. “The bar will appear right over the autocorrect/features bar which is on top of the numbers bar, in case the user enables it” this is shown through a GIF by Engadget.
Emojis in Gboard is opened by long-pressing the comma key right between the symbols and language button, where the emoji panel pops up. Then there is the option to browse or simply use the search engine to find the desired emoji, which works better than one would expect.
Google is planning to introduce 117 new emojis, including “a person bottle-feeding a baby”, “a person in a veil”, “a person in a tuxedo”, and “a smiling with happy tears face” as an attempt to improve even more the amazingly more advanced form of communication. Including the “pinched fingers” which is commonly known as “the Italian hand” there are also some more hand emojis, also hitting iOS 14 on Apple devices.