Where does come from?
The loudly crying face emoji was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010. It depicts a yellow smiley crying whose tears, on most platforms, cascade down its cheeks and even sometimes pool into a puddle below, as we see on Samsung and Twitter (dramatic much?)
The point of the loudly crying face emoji is extremes—the face is meant to show someone is crying from some overwhelming emotion, from sadness and happiness to exhaustion and laughter.
Who uses ?
Though the loudly crying face emoji is meant to show someone sobbing, in texts and on social media people don’t exactly use it when they are genuinely sad (e.g., when they lose a loved one). Instead, its tears are reserved for something that has brought them tremendous joy, hilarity, or some gushy sentiment. (We’re looking at you, K-pop fans.) Maybe we should changes its name to face with tears of love emoji?
— Detective Dawson🌟 #RenewBlindspot (@YusufM500) May 3, 2018
What is this man doing to me? I love him😭 pic.twitter.com/zVOFEZoqKq
— 세레나 (@MissHugsSerena) May 3, 2018
Peep the little glow.✨💓 but I have been so happy lately 😭🙏🏼😩‼️💓 pic.twitter.com/NCGiIimsKF
— Dee🥀🥀 (@DesireeMaariee) May 3, 2018
i’m crying 😭 pic.twitter.com/b98xfPo7qN
— AC (@archivcamila) May 3, 2018
On the darker side of the emotional spectrum, the loudly crying face emoji can convey frustration or mock someone for being a crybaby, sometimes followed in posts with an ugh, wah!, or why?
Even the rainbow poop emoji cries too—wear him proudly with the shirt below: