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👍 Thumbs up emoji – Copy it!

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This emoji or symbol has been in the game for a long long time. People have been using the thumbs up emoji since the very first set of emojis was introduced in the market. People use this emoji to show their acceptance or liking towards something by using this emoji. This emoji is used by the Facebook as their ‘like’ button.

When you should or shouldn't use the thumbs up

This hand gesture is perfect when you want to show that you agree. Thumbs up is the universal sign of approval after all, as long as you’re not in Iran, Greece, Russia, Sardinia, or parts of West Africa, where it’s quite rude to show thumbs up.

When did people start using the Thumbs Up Emoji?

The thumbs up emoji was accepted in the Unicode 6.0 in the year 2010 and after five years it was included in the Emoji 1.0.

Picture of a thumbs up

Picture of a thumbs up

Alternative names for this emoji

People also associate the Thumbs Up Emoji with the following:

  • 👍Like
  • 👍 Yes
  • 👍Thumbs Up Sign ( The original Thumbs Up Unicode Name)

Similar hand and thumb emojis

Well, obviously there is the thumbs down which is part of the fingers category. That’s a thing. You can also check out the category for hands in general if you want some waving and clapping.

Where to learn more about hand-related emojis

Hand-related emoticons were created just like every other emoji. To learn more about history and why we have emojis, read this:

Here, I have shared with you all the information regarding the Thumbs up Emoji. For more information on different emojis, check out my other posts.

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