πŸ‘€ - eyes emoji

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The eyes emoji has many uses. It mostly serves to draw attention to something the user wants to highlight, especially in situations that involve drama and interpersonal tension. It can also be an emoji representation of shifty eyes or the action of side-eyeing. This emoji sometimes appears when someone finds a person attractive.

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Examples of πŸ‘€ - eyes emoji

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Examples of πŸ‘€ - eyes emoji
When someone thinks a tweet is about them, I mean it wasn't but if the shoe fits  - eyes emoji
@satanskyler, April, 2017
Thomas Sanders is so amazing but his butt is incredible #  - eyes emoji, #thomas sanders
landus beyoncebeyoffce,Β Tumblr, July, 2015
NFL regular season schedules will be released next Thursday, stay tuned.  - eyes emoji
@LeadingNFL,Β April, 2017
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Where does πŸ‘€ - eyes emoji come from?

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TheΒ eyesΒ emoji is a pair of eyes looking slightly to the side in most renditions of the emoji. However, when Google released theΒ eyesΒ emoji, their version only featured one eye. TheΒ eyes emojiΒ was added as part ofΒ Unicode 6.0Β in 2010 and added toΒ Emoji 1.0Β in 2015.

Who uses πŸ‘€ - eyes emoji ?

The eyes emoji is great for situations that involve drama, especially when the person using it is very much enjoying that drama. For example, a Twitter user might upload a screenshot of a heated situation where strong words are exchanged and caption it with the eyes emoji. In this case, it’s almost like the emoji equivalent of munching on some popcorn while watching conflict unfold. People who use the eyes emoji in this way are thrilled to be bystanders and relish observing drama as it happens.

In more direct confrontations, the eyes emoji is good for drawing attention to concerning behavior, albeit in a somewhat judgmental way. In this same vein, it can be used to express disbelief or disapproval at a situation. If your friend says that they left their dog in a hot car during the summer, you might respond with β€œWhat?” followed by the eyes emoji. When used in situations where political figures or celebrities are concerned, the eyes emoji can be used to highlight a ridiculous comment or action.

Some social-media users might place the eyes emoji next to a link or statement they want to highlight or promote. In this context, the eyes emoji becomes shorthand for β€œPay attention to this!” or β€œLook at this!” This usage stays very true to the fact that the emoji is a pair of eyes. On other posts, this can seem more prodding. For example, a blogger might post that they only need nine more followers to reach their next milestone, followed by the eyes emoji.

This emoji also can be said to express thirst, a slang term meaning β€œdesire,” toward an attractive person. This emoji can also be used in conjunction with sexual questions that are of great interest to the asker. Some of these situations might be inappropriate, like asking intrusive sexual questions to a stranger. Because of this, the eyes emoji can sometimes be seen as pervy, but in a self-aware way.

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