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Fans of Prince Harry, Ed Sheeran and Ginger Spice Gerri Horner could be celebrating soon, as Silicon Valley executives are discussing plans to introduce a redhead emoji into phones and computers worldwide.

Apple is hosting a Unicode Technical Committee meeting next weekin San Fransisco, after persistent campaigning on social media from users asking for a redhead character.

“The lack of a redhead emoji has been the most frequent complaint from users in the past three months, said Jeremy Burge, founder of Emojipedia, an emoji website.

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Emoji have become much more diverse in recent years. Instead of just the basic yellow cartoons, users can now select a variety of skin tones and hair colours, while many now have male and female options.

But there is still no redhead option. An online petition demanding….

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