Currently, it is very common to replace words or phrases with an emoji that expresses exactly what is meant. WhatsApp has made its catalog of emojis available to everyone, which makes its real meaning clear, be it happiness, sadness, sleep, anger, disappointment, among others, but there are some more whose interpretation is subject to different cultural contexts. depending on the environment of the person using them. This is the case of the emoji of a smiley face with a raised eyebrow.
This icon is part of the yellow faces section of WhatsApp, it consists of a yellow face with a flat, neutral mouth with furrowed eyebrows, its left higher than its right. This emoji conveys a wide variety of sentiments, including skepticism, suspicion, consideration, concern, disapproval, and disbelief.
It’s worth noting that his expression has been significantly compared to comedian Stephen Colbert’s signature look, including actor/wrestler Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. The smiley with a raised eyebrow was approved as part of Unicode 10.0 in 2017 under the name “Face With One Eyebrow Raised” and was added to Emoji 5.0 in 2017.
The user can apply this emoji when they do not approve of an idea or a plan that their friends are carrying out, for example if one wants to do something quiet like going to the movies and the others want to go out to a restaurant/bar.