The raised hand emoji depicts a single, entirely disembodied hand raised, palm facing forward and with all four fingers held straight. Some emoji platforms allow for skin tone modification, otherwise the emoji appears yellow or with a pale Caucasian complexion. The emoji has multiple meanings, all of which are fairly straightforward and universally understood. It is frequently used as a halt or stop signal, and can be employed in messages and social media posts to stop people in their (figurative) tracks or to call their attention to an issue. In certain contexts it can also be used as a symbol for giving a high-5 and for telling people they did a good job.
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Representations : Hand Hand High Five Stop can be represented by ✋ emoji.
Raised Hand may look different on every device. In the above images you can view how Raised Hand emoji appears on different devices. Emoji of Raised Hand can be used on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and many other platforms and OS. Some devices may show a blank box or X instead of Raised Hand 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. Raised Hand emoji appeared on iOS 5.0, Android 4.3, EmojiOne 1.0 for the first time.
|UTF-8:||E2 9C 8B|
|UTF-8 (C):||E2 9C 8B|
|UTF-8:||342 234 213|
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|Java, C++, C:||"0x270B"|