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πŸ₯“ Bacon emoji

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The Bacon emoji πŸ₯“Β depicts a strip or two strips of bacon. It is commonly used to represent bacon, breakfast, and even actor Kevin Bacon.

On the Saturday before Labor Day (September 4 in 2021) and on December 30, the Bacon emoji πŸ₯“Β is used with the hashtags #InternationalBaconDay and #BaconDay to commemorate International Bacon Day and National Bacon Day respectively.

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National Bacon Day, πŸ₯ž Pancakes emoji, πŸ₯š Egg emoji, πŸ” Hamburger emoji, 🌭 Hot Dog emoji, πŸ– Pig emoji

Where does πŸ₯“ Bacon emoji come from?

The Bacon emoji πŸ₯“ was approved under Unicode 9.0 in 2016. On most major platforms, the emoji depicts brown, crispy bacon. Most platforms depict two strips of bacon but the Google, Twitter, and Facebook versions depict a single strip. The Microsoft and Twitter versions have the bacon descending to the right while all other platforms have the bacon facing the opposite direction.

Bacon (and similar cuts of pork) is an incredibly popular food around the world among pork-eating cultures. It is often eaten during breakfast in the United States as well as the United Kingdom and Ireland (both where it’s referred to as rashers)Β and other countries. For this reason, the Bacon emoji πŸ₯“ Β is often used alongside other breakfast foods emoji such as the Cooking emoji 🍳, the Pancakes emoji πŸ₯žΒ , or the Hot Beverage emoji β˜•.

The Bacon emoji πŸ₯“ is also often used to jokingly refer to actor Kevin Bacon and the popular “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” party game named after him.

Examples of πŸ₯“ Bacon emoji

True or false: Bacon makes everything better. πŸ₯“
@FoodNetwork, April 28, 2020
It's the best day of the year...Happy National Bacon Day! πŸ₯“
@jadelancaster15, December 30, 2016

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Who uses πŸ₯“ Bacon emoji?

The Bacon emoji πŸ₯“ is used to refer to bacon or breakfast.

The Bacon emoji πŸ₯“ is also used to refer to actor Kevin Bacon.

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