The 💻 emoji represents a computer and is often used to
indicate a digital device, office work, technology or the
internet. It can also be used to indicate a preference for
using computers or technology over paper or manual tasks.
A desktop computer with a screen, keyboard and a mouse.
The screen displays a stylized representation of a
computer window and the mouse cursor, with no visible
buttons or touchpad. It is represented in a yellow/orange
|What situaitions use it?
To indicate their current occupation or to show that
they work with computers.
To talk about technology, software development or
To ask for help or advice about a computer problem.
To express excitement about new technology or
To indicate a preference for virtual or online
communication over face-to-face interaction.
As with any emoji, the interpretation of 💻 can vary
between cultures and individuals. It's best to take
care when using this emoji to make sure it doesn't
send an unintended message.
Additionally, it is important to remember that not all
digital devices are equal. A desktop computer may look
different on different platforms, so it's best to view
it on the platform you plan to use it on to ensure it
appears as you expect.
The shape of the emoji may look different depending
on the platform or device.
The Laptop Emoji was added as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010.
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