๐Ÿค— Hugging Face

A yellow face smiling with open hands, as if giving a hug. Many platforms feature the same expression as their ๐Ÿ˜Š Smiling Face With Smiling Eyes.

May be used to offer thanks and support, show love and care, or express warm, positive feelings more generally. Due to its hand gesture, often used to represent jazz hands, indicating such feelings as excitement, enthusiasm, or a sense of flourish or accomplishment.

Joins ๐Ÿค” Thinking Face, ๐Ÿคซ Shushing Face, and ๐Ÿคญ Face With Hand Over Mouth as one of the few smileys featuring hands.

Hugging Face was approved as part of Unicode 8.0 in 2015 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

๐Ÿšฉ Appearance differs greatly cross-platform. Use with caution.

Also Known As

  • ๐Ÿค— Hug
  • ๐Ÿค— Hugging
  • ๐Ÿค— Hugs

Apple Name

๐Ÿค— Happy Face With Hugging Hands

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