emoji 👏 clapping hands svg

“👏” meaning: clapping hands, applause Emoji

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  • 2.2+

    iOS 👏Minimum display requirements

  • 4.3+

    Android 👏Minimum display requirements

  • 8.0+

    Windows 👏Minimum display requirements

👏Meaning and Description

Clap your hands for the universally famous "👏" emoji, commonly known as "Clapping Hands" or "Applause", can be used to show excitement, admiration, and appreciation in various contexts, making it a go-to symbol for adding a boost of positive energy to any message. This emoji showcases two open palms coming together in a clapping motion, and offered in multiple skin-tone variations.

👏 is inspired by the act of clapping, which has been used throughout history to express approval, gratitude, and even encouragement. As a flexible symbol that can express various emotions and meanings based on the situation, the applause emoji can be used to show appreciation, approval, or praise for someone or something. It can also be used to emphasize a point, add dramatic effect, or create urgency (e.g., “👏Attention👏plz👏”). Furthermore, it can be used sarcastically or ironically to imply disapproval, mockery, or criticism (e.g., “Nice👏try👏buddy👏”). Overall, it's a fun way to add a burst of enthusiasm and appreciation to any conversation.
💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol 👏 is clapping hands, it is related to clap, hand, it can be found in emoji category: "👌 People & Body" - "🤝 Two Hands".

👏 is an Emoji modifier base, it can be used as a single Emoji, and can also be combined with the skin tone Emoji modifier to form a new Emoji. There are 5 types of Emoji modifiers, namely: 🏻, 🏼, 🏽, 🏾, 🏿. 👏 is combined with these skin tone Emoji modifiers to form new Emoji modifier sequences. The following are examples of the combination:

👏Examples and Usage

🔸 One of the world's poorest countries has just announced free healthcare for children and pregnant mothers.👏👏
🔸 If you're happy happy happy clap your hands.👏

👏Basic Information

Emoji: 👏
Shortname: clapping hands
Apple Name: clapping hands
Known as: Applause | Clap | Clapping | Golf Clap | Round Of Applause
Codepoint: U+1F44F Copy
Shortcode: :clap: Copy
Decimal: ALT+128079
Unicode Version: 6.0 (2010-10-11)
Emoji Version: 1.0 (2015-06-09)
Categories: 👌 People & Body
Sub Categories: 🤝 Two Hands
Keywords: clap | clapping hands | hand
Proposal: L2/07‑257, L2/09‑026

👨‍💻Unicode Information (Advanced Usage)

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👏Popularity rating over time

👏 Trend Chart (U+1F44F) - emojiall.com 100 75 50 25 0 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 👏 www.emojiall.comemojiall.com
Date Range: 2019-05-12 - 2024-05-12
Update Time: 2024-05-18 17:55:11 UTC
👏and in the last five years, the popularity of this emoji has continued to rise.In 2017 and 2019, the trend of its popularity converge.In 2019, the trend of its popularity rate began to rise.
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