emoji 🙂 slightly smiling face svg png

“🙂” meaning: slightly smiling face, slightly happy Emoji

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  • 9.1+

    iOS 🙂Minimum display requirements

  • 6.0.1+

    Android 🙂Minimum display requirements

  • 10+

    Windows 🙂Minimum display requirements

🙂Meaning and Description

With a classic yellow face, gentle curved smile, and small oval eyes, this emoji is easily recognizable across different platforms, despite minor variations in design.

The 🙂 emoji, also known as "Slightly Smiling Face," is part of the broader lineage of smiley faces, which have a long history as a means of expressing emotions in written communication. It is a universally understood symbol of mild happiness, politeness, or agreement.

This emoji serves various purposes. It can be used to express subtle positivity in response to a message, show appreciation for a kind gesture, or even to add a touch of warmth to an otherwise neutral statement. On platforms like Instagram and Twitter, users may employ the 🙂 emoji to indicate a casual, lighthearted tone in their captions, comments, or replies.

However, among young people, the emoji is sometimes used with a hint of irony or sarcasm. Due to its slightly smiling and somewhat neutral expression, it is often employed in situations where the user wants to convey a sense of passive-aggressive politeness, a subtle hint of sarcasm, or mild disapproval without appearing overtly negative or confrontational. This unique usage sets it apart from other more overtly positive emojis and makes it particularly useful in more nuanced or delicate interactions.

💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol 🙂 is slightly smiling face, it is related to face, smile, it can be found in emoji category: "😂 Smileys & Emotion" - "😄 Smiling Face".

Wikipedia: 🙂 Smiley
A smiley, sometimes referred to as a smiley face, is a basic ideogram that represents a smiling face. Since the 1950s it has become part of popular culture worldwide, used either as a standalone ideogram, or as a form of communication, such as emoticons. The smiley began as two dots and a line to represent eyes and a mouth. More elaborate designs in the 1950s emerged, with noses, eyebrows, and outlines. The first time yellow and black design was by the radio station, WMCA for its "Good Guys" campaign in the early 1960s. More yellow and black designs appeared in the 1960s and 70s including works by Franklin Loufrani and Harvey Ross Ball. Today, The Smiley Company holds many rights to the smiley ideogram and has become one of the biggest licensing companies globally. The name smiley wasn't used until the 1970s when Loufrani trademarked the name and his design in France while he was working as a journalist for France Soir. Competing terms were used such as smiling face and happy face before consensus was reached on the term smiley, less often spelled "smilie". Today, the smiley face has evolved from an ideogram into a template for communication and use in written language. This began with Scott Fahlman in the 1980s when he first theorized ascii characters could be used to create faces and demonstrate emotion in text. Since then, those Fahlman's designs have become digital pictograms, known as emoticons. They are loosely based on the ideograms designed in the 1960s and 70s, continuing with the yellow and black design. 🔗 Smiley
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🙂Examples and Usage

🔸 Your actions will determine what you get🙂.
🔸 I look at you with an expression of exhaustion and ever so slight amusement🙂.

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🙂Popularity rating over time

Date Range: 2019-02-17 - 2024-02-04
Update Time: 2024-02-13 17:15:01 UTC
🙂and in the last five years, the popularity of this emoji has risen to a new level.In 2017 and 2018, the trend of its popularity converge.

🙂Basic Information

Emoji: 🙂
Shortname: slightly smiling face
Apple Name: slightly smiling face
Known as: Slightly Happy | This Is Fine
Codepoint: U+1F642 Copy
Decimal: ALT+128578
Unicode Version: 7.0 (2014-06-16)
Emoji Version: 1.0 (2015-06-09)
Categories: 😂 Smileys & Emotion
Sub Categories: 😄 Smiling Face
Keywords: face | slightly smiling face | smile

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