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🎂 Birthday Cake emoji

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What does   - birthday cake emoji Birthday Cake emoji  mean?

The emoji cake is an emoji of a birthday cake, mainly used to mark birthdays and other celebrations in digital communication. It can also refer to actual cakes made in the shape of emoji.

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Examples of 🎂 Birthday Cake emoji

🎁 A very happy birthday to @3gerardpique! 🎂
@FCBarcelona, February, 2018
If you are throwing an emoji party and are looking for a cake to wow the guests, we have found 11 OMG emoji cake ideas that will get the thumbs up from kids of all ages!
Emily Manning, MyKidsTime, February, 2018
I want a cake but I'm on a diet 🎂🐰
@mhkyb7, February, 2018

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Who uses 🎂 Birthday Cake emoji?

The emoji cake is widely used across digital communications to complement expressions of celebration and indulgence, discussions of baking, as well as commentary about health, fitness, and diet.

The emoji cake is very commonly used to recognize or mark someone’s birthday in messages. A SnapChat filter, for instance, automatically inserts the emoji cake into the frame, while Facebook notes a user’s birthday by placing an emoji cake beside their name when they are active online. The emoji cake is often paired with the Balloon, Candle, Party Popper, and Wrapped Gift emojis to further emphasize the celebratory wishes or sentiment.

The emoji cake is similar to but not to be confused with the Shortcake emoji, a slice of strawberry shortcake also used to mark birthdays, other celebrations, or occasions of treating oneself.

As for the edible emoji cake, many websites (and their brick-and-mortar counterparts) offer recipes or party ideas for emoji cakes. Pictures of emoji cakes are popular on social-media platforms like Pinterest. Emoji-inspired baking is sometimes referred to as cakemoji.

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