About WhatsApp Emojis
WhatsApp uses Apple emoji images for emoji support on all platforms, including Android, Windows and the web.
The new WhatsApp emojis have a similar appearance to iOS, but are a unique set:
A few emojis appear differently in WhatsApp to other platforms. The red heart emoji has a beating animation, and appears larger than the other emojis when sent in a WhatsApp message:
Emojis Flags England, Scotland, and Wales are supported in WhatsApp but use non-standard country codes; which differs from the new Unicode subdivision flag support. WhatsApp for Web uses custom artwork for the middle finger emoji on all non-iOS platforms. This was added in 2015, prior to Apple supporting this emoji.