The upside-down face emoji is a normal smiling face emoji which is – you guessed it – upside-down! It is a fairly recent addition, first gracing our small screen in 2015, but since then it has become quite popular. It has been picked up as being a signifier of sarcasm or irony, which is an extremely useful tool, given how difficult it is to be able to convey or identify both these things in writing, with no vocal tone as a guide. In a more innocent sense, it is used in much the same way as the winking face emoji: to show that a statement is not true or should be taken as a joke.
Whip it out when you want to highlight irony. If your friend suggests a "riveting" PowerPoint night, reply with a 🙃 to show your real feelings—basically a digital eye-roll.
But wait, there's more! 🙃 also loves a good prank. Let's say you're planning a surprise party for a friend and want to mislead them into thinking you forgot their birthday. A quick 🙃 can serve as the perfect decoy, amplifying your trickster vibes.
Life didn't go as planned? Say you participated in a pie-eating contest and lost—yes, to a six-year-old. Use 🙃 as a gentle acceptance of your not-so-stellar competitive skills. In a single emoji, you're stating, "It didn't work out, and I'm okay with it."
Made a faux pas? Sent a text to the wrong person? Fear not! 🙃 to the rescue. The emoji softens the blunder, letting you off the hook without making the situation more awkward. It says, "My bad, but let's move on."
For the bold or timid lover alike, 🙃 has your back. Whether you're suggesting a casual hangout or skirting a serious talk, this emoji brings a lighthearted touch to romantic exchanges. Think of it as a wink, but less committed.
Frustration doesn't always call for a full-on 😡. Sometimes, a subtle 🙃 can capture your annoyance better. Picture this: Your computer crashes yet again during a crucial task. Instead of venting, a simple 🙃 to your IT department communicates your plight in a non-aggressive manner.
Did you know that despite the emoji's wide range of applications, its most frequent use is among people between the ages of 18 and 24? It seems like younger folks have a particular knack for multi-layered communication.
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Note: - If you can't see the emoji, your device may not support Upside-Down Face emoji but you can still use it on other platforms.
Ever been in a fun, banter-filled conversation? Here comes the 🙃! This emoji is the equivalent of her flashing a cheeky grin, indicating a playful, light-hearted mood. It's a classic symbol that speaks, "Hey, I'm just goofing around here!"
However, dig a little deeper, and you'll find the layers to this emoji. Another shade is sarcasm. When she drops this emoji, she might be highlighting the irony in a situation, almost saying, "Well, isn't that just perfect?"
Now, brace yourself for the twist. Sometimes, that simple upside-down smile can be her silent shout of frustration. Perhaps she's ticked off but doesn't want to be overly confrontational. So, she uses the 🙃 to say, "Really? Again?" without actually saying it.
Ever had a flirty exchange with playful teasing? You might find 🙃 popping up. She could be using it to sprinkle a dash of flirtation into the chat. A nudge, a wink, and an upside-down smile might mean, "Caught you! But I'm not saying anything!"
but currently not supported in HTC, Messenger, Mozilla
Upside-Down Face may look different on every device. In the above images you can view how Upside-Down Face emoji appears on different devices. Emoji of Upside-Down Face can be used on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and many other platforms and OS but not supported in HTC, Messenger, Mozilla. Some devices may show a blank box or X instead of Upside-Down Face emoji as every device doesn't support each one of the emoji.
This emoji was first introduced in Unicode 8.0 on June 17, 2015 which was followed by addition to Emoji 1.0 in August, 2015. Upside-Down Face emoji appeared on iOS 9.1, Android 6.0.1, EmojiOne 2.0 for the first time.
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