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๐Ÿ• - pizza emoji

or slice of pizza emoji or pepperoni pizza emoji

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What doesย ๐Ÿ•ย mean?

Showing a slice of pizza topped with pepperoni, the slice of pizza emoji is variously used to indicate the popular Italian food as well communicating food and drink-related topics in general because everyone loves pizza.

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Where does ๐Ÿ• - pizza emoji come from?

The slice of pizza emoji was launched in 2010 under Unicode 6.0. Officially calledย slice of pizza, the emoji popularly goes by theย pepperoni pizza and pizza emoji. Google, Samsung, and WhatsApp notably include black olives on their slices.

Who uses ๐Ÿ• - pizza emoji ?

The slice of pizza emoji is used in text messages and social media that relate to food or eating. It can describe (or substitute) for when someone wants to eat pizza as well of course (e.g., I'm in the mood forย ๐Ÿ•ย tonight!).

The sliceย of pizza emoji isn't restricted to pizza, as it can be used to discuss food in general, going out to a restaurant, or ordering food in. The emoji can be used with other food emojis to convey eating and dining, especially when craving an unhealthy meal (e.g.,ย I can't wait to chow down after workย ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ”๐ŸŒฎ).

It can also be used as a symbol to represent Italy as a whole or its culinary culture (e.g., You know you're Italian when...๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ˜‰).

On Snapchat, the slice of pizzaย emoji is used as a customized verification symbol for three celebrity accounts, including model Chrissy Teigen, model Bella Hadid, and DJ Martin Garrix. Use of the slice of pizza emoji, here and in other social-media account handles, is apparently whimsical and stylistic, playing on associations of people's general love of the food.

For example

Pizza later๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜

@itsgwynethxxx, December, 2017

๐Ÿ•, Netflix ๐ŸŽฅ and my new plaid blanket ๐Ÿ˜‚ with a glass of wine ๐Ÿท

@MsTia81,ย December, 2017

Have a Happy New Year and I hope to see you soon ๐Ÿฅƒ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿฐ๐ŸŒฎ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ƒ

@lOsTaNdObScUrEd, December, 2017

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