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๐Ÿ›๏ธ - shopping bags emoji

or shopping bags emoji or Black Friday emoji

[shop-ing bagz ih-moh-jee]

What doesย ๐Ÿ›๏ธย mean?

Treat yo self ... to theย shopping bags emoji, which is often used in messages dealing with shopping, gift-giving, consumer culture, and the retail industry. It's especially popular on frenziedย Black Friday, which is actually another name for the emoji.

Related words:

  • department store emoji
  • high-heeled shoe emoji
  • money-mouth face emoji
  • wrapped gift emoji

See how it's used

Where does ๐Ÿ›๏ธ - shopping bags emoji come from?

The shopping bags emoji was approved under Unicode 7.0 in 2014.ย The emoji comes in many different shapes and colors across platforms, but always in a pairโ€”because, you know, who stops in just one store? Well, unless it's Target .... Apple's shopping bagsย design, for instance, looks more like birthday gift bags while Google's resembles something they give you buy something at a fancier department store.

Who uses ๐Ÿ›๏ธ - shopping bags emoji ?

We humans love our stuff, so it's not surprising the shopping bags emoji sees a lot of uses. Many use the emoji for gift-giving, from birthdays to gift-giving holidays to buy-buy-buy days.

Others use the emoji for recreational shopping, whether it's on a special trip or just for some retail therapy.

In the age of online shopping, retailers frequently use the shopping bags emoji to promote giveaways, advertise sales, or boost their social-media presence. Sephora has used the emoji in headers: Sale:ย Up to 60% Off ย ๐Ÿ›๏ธ | Sephora Singapore. Prestige Concepts Boutiques has included the emoji as part of its Instagram branding:ย ๐Ÿ›๏ธPrestige Concepts Boutique๐Ÿ›๏ธ.ย Even high culture doesn't snub its nose at the shopping bags emoji.

Beauty-product vloggers on YouTube often useย often use the shopping bags emoji to illustrate a haul, a popular genre sharing product and pricing information about a large number of purchased items, like this "๐Ÿ›๏ธMarshalls Haul๐Ÿ›๏ธโ€:


For example

Happiness isโ€ฆ shopping, lunch and games with your bestie.๐Ÿ›๏ธ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ—๐ŸŽฎ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‡

@jia_habib, May, 2018

๐Ÿ“ฐย Raleigh News ๐Ÿ“ฐย The city is continuing to grow! Here is yet another building project in downtown that will provide mixed use opportunities: office ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธย retail ๐Ÿ›๏ธย and dining! ๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ

@HuntHousesNC, May, 2018

Betsey Johnson pink and white heart bag ๐Ÿ› โœจ๐Ÿ’super cute and in good condition! It has a few marks on the side but not too noticeable. It's a perfect size if you're looking for a not too big or small bag!ย [โ€ฆ] ๐Ÿ›๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ›๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ›๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ›๐ŸŒฟ

@strawberryswishers, Depop, April, 2018

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