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. This time the skull emoji stands out.
Many users use this emoji giving it different meanings but here we explain its true meaning so that in the following occasions you will know when to apply it.
This emoticon is a whitish-gray human skull, it has a cartoon style, with large black eye sockets. It usually expresses figurative death, for example, dying of laughter, frustration, or affection. It is also very popular on Halloween. Not to be confused with Skull and Bones, although its use may be mixed. It is available as Apple Animoji. The Skull was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.
It should be mentioned that it also represents danger and real death, in this aspect its application should be more careful. It is also related to science and medicine, and can even be used by rock cultures, especially Death Metal fans.