๐ŸŒŸ Glowing Star

A glowing, five-point gold star. Depicted as โญ Star with stylized bursts in between its points, representing glowing or twinkling.

Commonly used to represent various senses of glowing as well for as for a sense of flourish. Not to be confused with ๐Ÿ’ซ Dizzy, โญ Star, ๐ŸŒ  Shooting Star, or โœจ Sparkles, though their applications may overlap.

On Snapchat, this emoji displays next to a contact who has had their snaps replayed in the past 24 hours.

Microsoft’s bursts are blue lines, though were previously yellow. Apple’s star previously resembled its โญ Star. Samsung’s star previously displayed a burst radiating out from its center.

Glowing Star was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

Also Known As

  • ๐ŸŒŸ Shining Star

Apple Name

๐ŸŒŸ Glowing Star

Codepoints

Shortcodes

  • :star2:

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