Fonts for Unicode 6 Emoticons

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Unicode Fonts for Emoticons

See: Download Free Unicode Fonts

Unicode 6 Emoticons

Unicode version 6 is released in 2010 October.

This version adds 2088 characters. One thing interesting is that it adds about 608 emoticons, with names such as GRINNING CAT FACE WITH SMILING EYES 😸.

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Unicode 6's emoji (Japanese emoticons)

Emoticons are widely used in Japan in mobile phones. It's called “Emoji” in Japan.

Unicode 6 is nice in that it added many symbols i was looking for but unable to find before. The following are all from Unicode 6:

👍 👎
Unicode Search

Try “heart face” (without quotes), or 9829, or U+1f60d, or paste emoji 😂. (If nothing happens, try Unicode Search for old browser)

Full List of Unicode 6 Emoticons

Unicode Emoji 😄

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