Update: On 2015-11-14, the proposal has been added to the Current UTC Document Register of 2015 as L2/15-325. You might want to download the document there.
The “Face With One Eyebrow Raised” Emoji Mockups created by Maximilian Merz:
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All dates according to Berlin’s timezone.
- 2015-10-27: Posted first request for comments on the mailing list.
- 2015-11-05: Posted the proposal draft on the mailing list.
- 2015-11-11: Proposal submitted per email.
- 2015-11-14: Proposal document posted to the Current Document Registry as L2/15-325.
- 2016-01-20: Agenda for UTC #146 meeting published as L2/16-003, the proposal is set on the agenda as point E.1.1.
- 2016-01-26: “Emoji Subcommittee report, Jan 2016” published as L2/16-038. Quote: “[Face With One Eyebrow Raised] strongly recommend (sic) for consideration by UTC (Note: Consider whether this could be handled using customized emoji mechanism).”
- 2016-01-27: “Consolidated proposal for new emoji, Jan 2016” published as L2/16-045.
Proposes the inclusion of Face With One Eyebrow Raised as
- 2016-01-28: “Future Additions to ISO/IEC 10646 (Jan. 2016)” published as L2/16-049.
The addition of Face With One Eyebrow Raised (as
U+1F928) and four other new emojis is requested by the Unicode Consortium. Mark Davis tweets about Face With One Eyebrow Raised.
- 2016-03-25: Press Coverage: Time Magazine: The Inside Story of Why the World Is Being Blessed With a ‘Colbert Emoji’.
- 2016-03-30: Press Coverage: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
- 2016-04-07: Press Coverage: Rise of the Colbert Emoji.
Unicode 10 and Vendor Implementation
- 2017-05-18: Emoji 5.0 specification is finalized.
- 2017-06-20: New Unicode standard is published with Face With One Eyebrow Raised (as
- 2017-06-16: Facebook includes Face With One Eyebrow Raised.
- 2017-06-30: EmojiOne includes Face With One Eyebrow Raised.
- 2017-07-05: Facebook includes Face With One Eyebrow Raised again, somehow.
- 2017-07-17: On World Emoji Day, Apple reveals some of their images for new emojis. Face With One Eyebrow Raised is not among them.
- 2017-10-02: WhatsApp includes its own emoji font in a beta version. This means that Face With One Eyebrow Raised may arrive on WhatsApp before it arrives on iOS.
- 2017-10-06: Apple previews the new emojis for iOS 11.1. Emojipedia article.
- 2017-12-26: Article in the FAZ about the emoji.
Feel free to contact me via the email address given in the proposal document.