❤️️ Red Heart

A classic red love heart emoji, used to express love. Despite the name “Heavy Black Heart”, this character appears red on all platforms when displayed with emoji presentation. Not to be confused with the black heart emoji. See the glossary for information on the term black in unicode character names.

Some systems may display this with text presentation as a solid ❤︎ heart, in the color of the surrounding text.

On Snapchat, this emoji displays next to a friend when you have been #1 BFs with each other for two consecutive weeks.

When used in WhatsApp, this red heart emoji animates, showing a beating animation where the heart gets larger and smaller.

Red Heart was approved as part of Unicode 1.1 in 1993 under the name “Heavy Black Heart” and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

Also Known As

  • ❤️️ Heart Emoji
  • ❤️️ Love Heart Emoji
  • ❤️️ Red Heart Emoji

Apple Name

❤️️ Red Heart Emoji

Unicode Name

❤️️ Heavy Black Heart



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