💜 purple heart emoji meaning

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A purple heart - sometimes used to indicate romantic interest or compassion. This heart is popular with fashion lovers or people who post pictures of clothing items. A common theory behind this usage is that the purple colouring is more platonic rather than the often romance associated red heart.

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How to use purple heart emoji

Loving your new swag that you just purchased? Perhaps you have assembled the most killer outfit for a night out? Well strut your stuff and Instagram those new duds with some added purple hearts for that added social factor. In terms of using the heart for romance, we would still recommend the red heart - but if you simply hate the colour or want to be somewhat different - then the Purple Heart Emoji will suffice.

History of the 💜 emoji

Approved in Unicode 6.0, Purple Heart Emoji was added to Emoji version 1.0 in 2015. This heart joined many of the other popular hearts like Heart with Arrow, Broken Heart, Revolving Hearts and the famous Red Heart emoji.

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