Do you know where the WhatsApp guard emoji is from?
Here we explain its meaning and a little of its characteristics.
The arrival of emojis to the digital world has made it easier for users to express their feelings in conversations on WhatsApp and other platforms. They are generally divided into six categories among which are yellow faces, food, animals, weather conditions, numbers and symbols.
Currently, it is very common to replace words or phrases with an emoji that expresses exactly what you want to say. WhatsApp has made its catalog of emojis available to everyone, which makes their real meaning clear, be it happiness, sadness, dream, 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.
The British guard emoticon, also known as a foot guard. He wears a tall black hat, which is called a bearskin, with a yellow chin strap. It is characterized by its duty to always have to look ahead, even when tourists try to distract them. This emoji was named Guard and was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and was added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.
They say that these men do not have emotions or words, therefore this emoji can be used with these meanings, perhaps when someone wants to distract you from your responsibilities and you stand firm in your duties. It is also related to the concepts of service, strength and tranquility. Although where this emoticon stands out most is in the context of the United Kingdom as one of its symbols, for example, when making travel publications to this nation.
It is important to mention that, despite having the same Unicode coding, each platform can vary the design of each emoji to adapt to its operating system or interface. On many occasions this generates a great difference in the interpretation of the same symbol.