😊 smiling face with smiling eyes emoji meaning

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A smiling face with arching emoji eyes and flushed, rosy cheeks. Unlike other happy emojis which usually include teeth or an open mouth, this emoji features a closed mouth. This face demonstrates a pure form of happiness. In certain social media services (like Snapchat) this emoji is used to highlight one of your most contacted friends.

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How to use smiling face with smiling eyes emoji

This emoji can be used in almost every positive situation; chatting to friends, responding to social media messages or when you’re just trying to spread some good vibes in general. This is the kind of emoji you should use when checking out pics of a friend’s new puppy. Or when you receive news that tonight's dinner is going to involve burgers. 

There’s also an arguable romantic inclination to this emoji; the rosy cheeks could be perceived as blushing, so it could be a suitable choice when messaging a potential partner or someone you like.

History of the 😊 emoji

This emoji was released in Emoji Version 1.0 - a landmark release for emojis which included Face Blowing a Kiss and Winking Face.

Also known as
Happy Face
Smiley Face

How 😊 is displayed online

  • Apple
  • Google
  • Twitter
  • One
  • Facebook

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