๐Ÿ’ก Light Bulb

A light bulb, as screwed into a lamp to light a room. Depicted as an incandescent bulb with a silver base, often shown with filament and a soft, yellow-white glow.

Commonly used to represent ideas (as over a head in a cartoon), thinking, and learning, often as paired with ๐Ÿค” Thinking Face or ๐Ÿ’ญ Thought Balloon. May also represent various senses of light and brightness.

Light Bulb was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 under the name โ€œElectric Light Bulbโ€ and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

Also Known As

  • ๐Ÿ’ก Idea
  • ๐Ÿ’ก Light Bulb

Apple Name

๐Ÿ’ก Light Bulb

Unicode Name

๐Ÿ’ก Electric Light Bulb

Codepoints

Shortcodes

  • :bulb:

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