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U+263A, ☺
WHITE SMILING FACE

[U+2639]
Miscellaneous Symbols
[U+263B]

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  1. A smiling face; used to indicate happiness or amusement.
    Michael: Are you coming round this evening?
    Michelle: Yes, of course ☺
    John: I downloaded it seven minutes after they released it!!!
    Jonathon: lol! you need to get out more… ☺

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Usage notes[edit]

The Unicode symbol is rarely used in practice as the :) and :-) forms are easier to type, while programs that display smilies will often use custom images as this allows more flexibility. However, some of those programs may automatically replace ☺ with a custom image, such as social networks' emoji implementations.