Emoji Information
Clapping Hands

Smileys & People Category

Clapping Hands

Símbolo de aplauso

Clapping is the act of slapping the palm of both hands together to make an audible sound. People clap hands when they want to signal amusement, appreciation, encouragement, or excitement. The audible sound of an audience clapping is craved by performers. A sign that hard work or skill is appreciated. A positive acknowledgement of being entertained. People also clap hands to make music or to the timing of music.

Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.

  1. This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.
  2. In iOS 5 / OSX 10.7, the underlying code that the Apple OS generates for this emoji was changed.

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 70 of 2393
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ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :clap:
Keywords Clapping, Appreciation, Approval, Sound, Encouragement, Enthusiasm
Previous Names: Clapping Hands Sign

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Unicode Range 1F300–1F5FF
Unicode Subcategory Hand Symbols

Editorial Comment

Hands clapping or clapping sounds. Congratulations! You Win! iEmoji old name: Clap!

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Abstract Concepts
Unicode Subcategory Hand Symbols
Names & Annotations CLAPPING HANDS SIGN Old name: CLAPPING HANDS Temporary Notes: Clapping
Symbol Information U+1F44F proposed
Proposal Identifier e-B9E

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo [拍手]
KDDI  #460 拍手 U+EAD3 SJIS-F3A7 JIS-7A29
Softbank  #61 #old378 手(拍手) U+E41F SJIS-FB5F

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Version iOS 4 Code
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 
Decimal HTML Entity 
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 
Hex Code Point(s) e41f
Formal Unicode Notation U+E41F
Decimal Code Point(s) 58399
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x90 0x9F
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 90 9F
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 220 237
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE41F
UTF-16 Hex e41f
UTF-16 Dec 58399
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E41F
UTF-32 Hex E41F
UTF-32 Dec 58399
Python Src u"\uE41F"
PHP Src "\xee\x90\x9f"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE41F"
Emoji Code Version iOS 5 - Current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 👏
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 👏
Decimal HTML Entity 👏
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 👏
Hex Code Point(s) 1f44f
Formal Unicode Notation U+1F44F
Decimal Code Point(s) 128079
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xF0 0x9F 0x91 0x8F
UTF-8 Hex Bytes F0 9F 91 8F
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 360 237 221 217
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xD83D 0xDC4F
UTF-16 Hex d83ddc4f
UTF-16 Dec 55357 56399
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0001F44F
UTF-32 Hex 01F44F
UTF-32 Dec 128079
Python Src u"\U0001F44F"
PHP Src "\xf0\x9f\x91\x8f"
C/C++/Java Src "\uD83D\uDC4F"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)󾮞
UTF-8 Character Count11
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾮞
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾮞
Hex Code Point(s)ead3feb9e
Formal Unicode NotationU+EAD3U+FEB9E
Decimal Code Point(s)601151043358
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0xAB 0x930xF3 0xBE 0xAE 0x9E
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE AB 93F3 BE AE 9E
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 253 223363 276 256 236
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xEAD30xDBBA 0xDF9E
UTF-16 Hexead3dbbadf9e
UTF-16 Dec6011556250 57246
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000EAD30x000FEB9E
UTF-32 Dec601151043358
Python Srcu"\uEAD3"u"\U000FEB9E"
PHP Src"\xee\xab\x93""\xf3\xbe\xae\x9e"
C/C++/Java Src"\uEAD3""\uDBBA\uDF9E"

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