๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท- flag for Puerto Rico emoji

flag for Puerto Rico emoji or Puerto Rican flag emoji

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What does the ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทย mean?

ยกWepa! This proudย papiย ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทย is theย flag for Puerto Rico emoji. It'sย used for everything relating to the island of Puerto Rico, from its popular music to solidarity among the Puerto Rican people.

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Examples of ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท- flag for Puerto Rico emoji

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Examples of ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท- flag for Puerto Rico emoji
[Aubrey] Plaza posted a link on Twitter to a Genorosity by Indiegogo fund that has already raised nearly $500,000 for Hurricane Maria relief in Puerto Rico. "๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทโค๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท," she tweeted.
Marcus Jones, BuzzFeed, September, 2017
ICYMI: Francisco Lindor lit up his home island of Puerto Rico ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท with a 2-run blast to lead the @indians to victory. ยกWepa! #PuertoRicoSeries ๐Ÿ“ธย [...]
@lavidabaseball, April, 2018
For every gift we gave our kids for Christmas, we gave a gift to a child in Puerto Rico. If youโ€™re able, I hope you will consider doing the same, thank you & a massive thanks to my friend @Lin_Manuel for all heโ€™s doing & inspiring others to do for ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ทย [...]
@ChelseaClinton, December, 2017

Where does ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท- flag for Puerto Rico emoji come from?

The flag of Puerto Rico, a US territory since 1898, was designed in the 19th century and officially adopted in 1952. It features a white, five-pointed star on a blue triangle atop three red stripes and two white ones.

Theย flag for Puerto Rico emoji was added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015, made to look like it’s waving on some platforms. On devices that don’t support the emoji, it displays as PR, its country code.

Theย flag for Puerto Rico emoji was nominated as “Emoji of the Year” by the social media-honoring Shorty Awards in 2018 due to the devastating 2017 hurricane and ensuing responses (or lack thereof). It lost to ๐Ÿฆ„, the unicorn face emoji.

Who uses ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท- flag for Puerto Rico emoji ?

The flag for Puerto Rico emoji can caption pictures of vacations to Puerto Rico, reference the country’s popular reggaeton music (including the hit 2017 single “Despacito”), and Puerto Rican history, heritage, and pride, especially when incorporated into someone’s social-media user name.

The flag for Puerto Rico emoji became very prominent on social media in September, 2017, after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island. The natural disaster caused long, island-wide blackouts and supply shortages, which many think was exacerbated by an inadequate response from the Trump administration. Many people on social media used the emoji to express solidarity with the Puerto Rican people and raise money for their relief.

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