๐Ÿ™ƒ - upside-down-face

or upside-down face emoji

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The upside-down face emoji, sometimes known as the upside-down smiley face, has several meanings depending on the context and personality of the user. It can indicate silliness, sarcasm, irony, passive aggression, or frustrated resignation. Outside of these, this emoji can be used for even still more ambiguous emotions.

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Examples of ๐Ÿ™ƒ - upside-down-face

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Examples of ๐Ÿ™ƒ - upside-down-face
Shoutout to my Boyfriend  - man and woman holding hands emoji - face with tears of joy emoji - face with tears of joy emoji ....... He's invisible  - upside-down face emoji
@launie_, November, 2015
Two fish in a fish bowl  - upside-down face emoji - tropical fish emoji๐Ÿก - blowfish emoji(@theoneandonlyjohnna I'm the puffer fish btw)โ€
@christinahmorrison, March, 2017
Closing at work just to open it right back up in a couple of hours.  - upside-down face emoji
@stefuunnny,ย March, 2017
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Where does ๐Ÿ™ƒ - upside-down-face come from?

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Emoji Island

Since its inclusion in Unicode 8.0 in 2015, the upside-down face emoji has filled a gap in emoji usersโ€™ symbolic inventory. It can help to convey tones like sarcasm or silliness in written text, as well as to communicate confusion or irony. It’s often used in place of classic internet tone markers likeย /s and jk to indicate that a given statement has a hidden meaning, or is not to be taken seriously.

Who uses ๐Ÿ™ƒ - upside-down-face?

The upside-down face emoji canย convey sarcasm, passive aggression, or irony. Itโ€™s the visual opposite of the ordinary smiley emoji, which might lend to the interpretation that the meaning of the text is the opposite of what it seems.

This emoji can also be used to communicate a comical level of misfortune, showing the user is โ€œsmiling through the pain.โ€ In some contexts, thereโ€™s almost a palpable undercurrent of ugh or โ€œwhy me?โ€ associated with it. This emoji is for when someone is frustrated with their circumstances, but has to muscle through it anyway. In some cases, itโ€™s used even for an emotion that can only be described as โ€œthis is fine,โ€ ร  la a certain oft-referenced comic of a dog sitting in a burning room with a smile on his face.

Additionally, this emoji is widely used to communicate goofiness or silliness. In other cases, it could even be used flirtatiously when paired with other emoji, such as a blushing face of some kind.

Beyond these usages, the upside-down face emoji sometimes appears in contexts where the meaning is almost impossible to describe without the surrounding context. Yet, somehow, it works perfectly.

 

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