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WhatsApp: What does the rainbow emoji mean?

The rainbow emoji of WhatsApp has different applications and here we tell you so that you know when to use it

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.

Have you ever seen a rainbow? Surely your answer is yes, from what we know that while a light rain or storm is falling at the same time we see the sun, it is most likely that a rainbow will appear, but do we know its meaning? Could we use it on WhatsApp?

That’s right, today we will talk about the rainbow emoji of WhatsApp, in order that you know its meaning, characteristics and the moments in which you can apply it. We usually see this emoticon with its six colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple. Commonly used to express gay pride.

Also, the user can apply it to convey feelings of love and happiness. WhatsApp’s design exposes it as the correct arc of the rainbow that disappears in a cloud. Facebook’s rainbow is displayed in a blue sky, as Apple, Samsung, and Twitter once were. On the other hand, Google and Microsoft previously exposed rainbow arches complete with clouds.

This emoji got the name Rainbow being approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

It is important to mention that, despite having the same Unicode encoding, 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.

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