🆘- squared sos emoji

or squared SOS emoji or SOS button emoji or emergency emoji

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What doesย ๐Ÿ†˜ย mean?

Help! Theย squared SOS emoji cries out in an emergency, sometimes earnestly but often sarcastically. For those who don't know (no judgment)ย SOS is an internationally recognized distress signal in Morse code.

Related words:

  • ๐Ÿš‘ ambulance emoji
  • ๐Ÿš’ fire engine emoji
  • ๐Ÿš“ police car emoji
  • ๐Ÿšจ police car light emoji
Examples of 🆘- squared sos emoji


Examples of 🆘- squared sos emoji
What should I do w my hairย ๐Ÿ†˜
@SlaughterS03, September, 2016  
...The SOS emoji. When to use it: When your feeling fabulous and like the prettiest poodle in town.
Kirsten King, BuzzFeed, December, 2014
ฮ™f you don't like what you see here GTFO. I post games,movies,politics,music etc. Unfollowed? I'll write it down to my testicals & keep an archive! The rest of you i give you my love! ๐Ÿ†˜
@BillKouts1, November, 2017
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Where does 🆘- squared sos emoji come from?

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In the early 1900s, SOS was adopted as the international distress signal, chosen because the letters S, O, and S are clear and easy to transmit in Morse code (- – – โ€“โ€“ – – -).

While it was originally sent out by ships imperiled at sea, SOS spread as a shorthand for “emergency” more generally in the 20th century.

It was approved as an emoji in 2010 under Unicode 6.0, officially called Squared SOS but popularly going by SOS button, emergency, or simply SOS emoji.

The emoji is fairly uniform across platforms, depicting a rounded red square with SOS in white letters.


Who uses 🆘- squared sos emoji ?

The squared SOS emoji sometimes marks content noting actual emergencies or emergency services, such as when responders are on the scene or when alerts have been issued.

The emoji is also used to plead for help in crises, especially for pet rescue or missing persons.

Often, the squared SOSย emoji is used to signal humorous or ironic emergencies, feelings of distress, or cries for help. You doing OK, Katy?

The emoji can also be used to call attention to something important or deemed urgent.

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