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πŸ“° Newspaper emoji

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The Newspaper emoji πŸ“° portrays a newspaper. It is commonly used to represent the news, breaking news stories, the media, and journalism. Its usage heavily overlaps with the Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji πŸ—žοΈ.Β 

The Newspaper emoji πŸ“° is also used to commemorate World Press Freedom Day, an annual holiday held by UNESCO on May 3 to remind the world’s governments to respect freedom of the press.

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Where does πŸ“° Newspaper emoji come from?

The Newspaper emoji πŸ“° was approved under Unicode 6.0 in 2010. On most major platforms, the emoji depicts the front page of a folded newspaper with illegible text and blank photos. The Apple version of the emoji depicts a newspaper titled The Apple Times with a photo of the Volcano emoji πŸŒ‹.Β  The WhatsApp version depicts a newspaper called The Daily News with a photo of a map of the world. The Facebook version depicts a newspaper calledΒ The Daily Feed with a headline reading β€œEl Capitan” accompanied by a photo of the El Capitan rock formation found in Yosemite National Park.Β 

The Newspaper emoji πŸ“° is used to refer to the media and breaking news stories. At the same time, the Newspaper emoji πŸ“° is also frequently used to refer to fake newsΒ and misinformation that people may spread via social media. More generally, the Newspaper emoji πŸ“° is used when people are sharing or discussing good or bad news with their friends or followers. The usage of the Newspaper emoji πŸ“° largely overlaps with the Rolled-Up Newspaper emoji πŸ—žοΈ,Β and the two are often used together.

Examples of πŸ“° Newspaper emoji

This is extremely shocking news βš‘πŸ“°
@melloBEmellow, February 18, 2015
Covered my first press conference today. Starting to feel like a real reporter πŸ“°
@ErikBascome, September 20, 2016

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Who uses πŸ“° Newspaper emoji?

The Newspaper emoji πŸ“° is often used to refer to journalism or the news media, especially when a major news story breaks.Β 

The Newspaper emoji πŸ“°Β is also used when people are sharing news with friends.

 

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