WhatsApp: What does the sparkle emoji mean?

If you still feel the "magic" of Christmas, this emoji is the right one. Know its meaning on WhatsApp!

In these days of celebration, surely your smartphone will not stop receiving messages with good wishes and congratulations for the New Year, so it is best to keep in mind the seasonal emojis to make the most of them when responding on WhatsApp.

The Sparkles emoji is usually shown with three yellow four-point stars grouped together, one larger than the other two that are located to the left or right. It is generally used to refer to something shiny, or even something that is sparkling clean.

At other times it can also mean something wonderful, whether talking about the mood or in the physical aspect. Other interpretations can be for “good”, “magical” and “true” and even “novel”. When the sparkle emoji is sent to talk about feelings, it is always in a positive sense such as love, happiness, beauty, gratitude and emotion.

Not to be confused with the shining star or dizzy emoji, although due to its appearance it can overlap in apps.

It is worth mentioning that all manufacturers of web services, operating systems or devices can create Emoji designs according to their own corporate style and vision, so they can vary on many platforms, although in most cases they are four-point stars. yellow, in some versions other colors are used.

For example, Microsoft’s sparkles are multicolored, as Twitter’s were previously, while Samsung’s sparkles are rendered in a night sky, suggesting fireworks flares. For its part, the Twitter mobile app uses sparkles as a button that users can tap to toggle between the most recent and most important tweets on their timeline.

Sparkles was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 a few years later in 2015.

Liam James

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