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不 - rolling on the floor laughing emoji

or rolling on the floor laughing emoji or ROFL emoji

[roh-ling on th uhflohr laf-ing ih-moh-jee]

What doesmean?

Therolling on the floor laughing emoji is a more intensiveversion of theface with tears of joy emoji. Also know as the ROFL emoji, it depicts a smiling face crying tears of joy while leaning to one side, as if rolling over with uncontrollable laughter. It is used to mark anything that is extremely hilarious.

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Where does 不 - rolling on the floor laughing emoji come from?

Therolling on the floor laughing emoji was approved under Unicode 9.0 in 2016. While officially called rolling on the floor laughing, it also goes by ROFLemoji, the internet acronym for rolling on the floor laughing.

Across platforms, therolling on the floor laughing emoji shows a smiley turned to the side, as if rolling over. Most vendors feature an open mouth and eyes squinting out tears, signifying it is laughing so hard it is crying. All but WhatsApp have the emoji rolling to the viewer's left ... weird.

While not as popular as the face with tears of joy emoji, (a leading emoji around the globe), rolling on the floor laughing emoji is seeing increasing use in the late 2010s to convey more intense levels of hilarity.

Who uses 不 - rolling on the floor laughing emoji ?

People overwhelmingly employ therolling on the floor laughing emojiin digital messages and on social media to respond to or mark content that's extremely funny. Users may use therolling on the floor laughing to markto communicate that something is funnier than what they think aface with tears of joy emoji expresses.

In some instances, people use therolling on the floor laughing emoji ironically, as if brushing off an insult or when posting an unpopular opinion (e.g., Say what you want, but Taylor Swift is way overrated 不).

Content creators may include therolling on the floor laughing emoji in the titles and descriptions of funny videos, photos, or online articles to note their intended humor.

The emoji is frequently paired with other smileys depicting laughing, crying, and smiling because emotions (e.g., That dog video got me不不!).

The emoji is popular enough that it is commonly featured on shirts and other emoji-themed merchandise. If you think you're worthy of a ROFL, buy some below:

For example

All of these kids excited for their tax returns but barely work 2 days a week 不

@loganlhadley, January, 2017

The "you think you're the shit because you went to Howard" is so played out 不. I KNEW I was the shit before, that's why I APPLIED 仄撾儭伐.

@onesizefitsSLIM, August, 2017

Of course Twitter went into praise mode about how wise Kanye is and what not. But then, some of them came to their senses and used his advice... against him...LOL! They went and used it to quote some of his lyrics!不不不

Chrizelda Kekana, Sunday Times(South Africa), April, 2018

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