WhatsApp: What does the writing hand emoji mean?

The hand holding a pencil can be used in different contexts on WhatsApp Meet!

The form of written communication on social networks and instant messaging services has evolved alongside technology and emojis, which can be used to substitute words, phrases, emotions or expressions in conversations.

Nowadays it is very common to find the icons in practically all WhatsApp chats. However, the world of emoticons can be somewhat overwhelming, especially when delving into the section of people and parts of the body, where the hand writing stands out.

It is a right human hand holding a pen or pencil with which it writes, although no paper or platform can be seen. As can be assumed, the emoji is used in different contexts related to writing.

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It can be sent when a user is writing a letter to a friend or someone else. Some add the Santa Claus emoji to highlight their belief in miracles, but it can also have a more serious meaning, such as taking a test at school, even professionally writing a book or poem.

The Writing Hand emoji is short for “was written”: it essentially means that an event happened for a reason and an aligned destiny.

All web service, operating system or device manufacturers can create Emoji designs according to their own corporate style and vision, so it is displayed with a blue pen on all platforms except Apple, which is displaying a black pen.

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WhatsApp: What does the writing hand emoji mean?

The writing hand emoji was approved as Writing Hand in Unicode 1.1 in 1993 and many years later it was added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

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