A face with wide open eyes and pupils, blushing cheeks, small closed mouth and eyebrows. This Emoji is embarrassment.
Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.
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.
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)
27 of 2393
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"Short Code" Name
Flush, Blush, Red, Pink, Cheeks
Unicode Category Information
Apparently this Emoji is supposed to mean Embarrassment. Could also mean: Bug-eyed straight face, Can't believe what just happened. iEmoji old name: WHAT???
Proposed Unicode Information & Notes
Faces and Smiley's
Names & Annotations
FLUSHED FACE Temporary Notes: red tinge around eyes