or sparkling heart emoji [spahrk-ling hahrt ih-moh-jee]
What does 💖 mean?
Twinkle, twinkle, little heart: The sparkling heart emoji variously shows love and affection, often with a happy, playful, or sweet tone.
While the glimmers of the sparkling heart emoji can suggest being head over heels, the emoji is also often used for feelings of peace on earth and goodwill towards all.
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As with many other heart-based emoji, the emotional range of the sparkling heart emoji is extensive.
It can express romantic love …
— 운모 🌺 (@escobedomica_) June 14, 2018
… familial love …
I love my sisters so much💞💖💕💗💓💝 pic.twitter.com/AzwAaIDDqh
— Mer (@MeerARMY) June 14, 2018
… even feline love.
— Tammy Lemley (@TammyJLemley) June 14, 2018
The twinkles of the sparkling heart emoji can convey someone is in love, as if “seeing stars” thanks to their celebrity crush, their hubby, or a few of their favorite things.
Wow I’m in…. 💖💕💘love💞💓💗
— Grandma Grace (@Graceblike) June 12, 2018
I’m gone spoil my husband.💖💖💖💖
— barbie doll👑 (@alexistiarra) June 7, 2018
I’m In love With These Tapestries 😙💖
— Ashley (@AshleyGazx) June 9, 2018
As the above tweets show, the sparkling heart emoji is often paired with other heart-based emoji or used in sequence for extra squishy emphasis.
The sparkles in the emoji also evoke glitter, so the emoji sees plenty of use for glittery makeup and other products.
More is more when it comes to glitter 💖 pic.twitter.com/lMdRutajXe
— tintti (@tintintti) June 9, 2018
For all its affection for friends, family, and significant others, the sparkling heart emoji also sees a fair amount of use for manly feelings.
We mustn’t encourange unkind words and bullying of any form! We must work together to encourage love, kindness and compassion. Today is #StandUpToBullying Day. Get involved and share how you are standing up! ✌🏼💖 pic.twitter.com/7lUGMVaXBg
— DUA LIPA (@DUALIPA) June 13, 2018
I hope everyone is good, you deserve the world 💚💖💚💖💚
— #willycardiac (@willycardiac) June 14, 2018
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