There are two key emojis available for use and both have roughly the same meaning and can be used interchangeably. Ironically, the key emoji is the older of the two, given at the other is named the “old key” emoji. It shows a singly key, usually in a metallic gold or silver color and of the flat variety. It can be used in a number of contexts, such as to represent literal keys, as in: “I have the keys!” or “I can’t find my keys!”. It also has a more figurative meaning and can be used to mean that someone has the “key” or solution to a problem or situation.
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Key may look different on every device. In the above images you can view how Key emoji appears on different devices. Emoji of Key can be used on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and many other platforms and OS. Some devices may show a blank box or X instead of emoji as every device doesn't support each one of the emoji.
This emoji was first introduced in Unicode 6.0 in October, 2010 which was followed by addition to Emoji 1.0 in August, 2015. Key emoji appeared on iOS 5.0, Android 4.3, EmojiOne 1.0 for the first time.