The arrival of emojis on instant messaging platforms such as WhatsApp or Telegram has helped users to more easily express their feelings or moods in the conversations they have with their friends. However, on many occasions people do not know what each emoticon really represents. Would you like to find out? We will tell you.
One of the most used is the emoji of the face with tears of joy, which according to Hootsuite and We Are Social, is the most shared icon among WhatsApp users and other messaging applications such as Facebook Messenger and Telegram.
This emoticon is available in WhatsApp on both Android and iOS and is depicted with a yellow face with a big smile, raised eyebrows and smiling eyes, each shedding a tear for laughing so hard.
According to Emojipedia, this emoji is widely used to show that something is funny or pleasant. That is, WhatsApp users usually send or share this emoji in their individual and group chats when they receive a photo or video that makes them laugh.
Even the WhatsApp emoji of the face with tears of laughter is ideal to express that moment when we laughed so much, but so much that we can’t stop doing it and our stomach has even hurt from so much laughter.
This icon was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and it was added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015. It is also important to know that despite having the same coding, each platform, whether in WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger or Telegram you can vary the design of each emoticon to suit your operating system or interface.