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Clapping Hands:

Clapping is the act of slapping the palm of both hands together to make an audible sound. People clap hands when they want to signal amusement, appreciation, encouragement, or excitement. The audible sound of an audience clapping is craved by performers. A sign that hard work or skill is appreciated. A positive acknowledgement of being entertained. People also clap hands to make music or to the timing of music.

History of Clapping Hands:

This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.

Emoji General Information:

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 70 of 2393
Apple/iOS Picture
Google Android Picture
Google Hangouts Picture Picture
LG Emoji Picture
Samsung Emoji Picture
Phantom Open Emoji Picture Not created yet
ASCII Conversion
“Short Code” Name :clap:
Keywords Clapping, Appreciation, Approval, Sound, Encouragement, Enthusiasm
Previous Names: Clapping Hands Sign

Unicode Category Information:

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Unicode Range 1F300–1F5FF
Unicode Subcategory Hand Symbols

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes:

Unicode Category Abstract Concepts
Unicode Subcategory Hand Symbols
Names & Annotations CLAPPING HANDS SIGN Old name: CLAPPING HANDS Temporary Notes: Clapping
Symbol Information U+1F44F proposed
Proposal Identifier e-B9E

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes:

DoCoMo [拍手]
KDDI #460 拍手 U+EAD3 SJIS-F3A7 JIS-7A29
Softbank #61 #old378 手(拍手) U+E41F SJIS-FB5F

Emoji Character Encoding Data:


Emoji Code Version iOS 4 Code
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS)
Decimal HTML Entity 
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 
Hex Code Point(s) e41f
Formal Unicode Notation U+E41F
Decimal Code Point(s) 58399
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 90 9F
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 220 237
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE41F
UTF-16 Hex e41f
UTF-16 Dec 58399
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E41F
UTF-32 Hex E41F
UTF-32 Dec 58399
Python Src u”\uE41F”
PHP Src “\xee\x90\x9f”
C/C++/Java Src “\uE41F”


Emoji Code Version iOS 5 – Current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) ?
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) ?
Decimal HTML Entity 👏
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 👏
Hex Code Point(s) 1f44f
Formal Unicode Notation U+1F44F
Decimal Code Point(s) 128079
UTF-8 Hex Bytes F0 9F 91 8F
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 360 237 221 217
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xD83D 0xDC4F
UTF-16 Hex d83ddc4f
UTF-16 Dec 55357 56399
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0001F44F
UTF-32 Hex 01F44F
UTF-32 Dec 128079
Python Src u”\U0001F44F”
PHP Src “\xf0\x9f\x91\x8f”
C/C++/Java Src “\uD83D\uDC4F”

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji Encoding KDDI Google
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) ?
UTF-8 Character Count 1 1
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity  󾮞
Hexadecimal HTML Entity  󾮞
Hex Code Point(s) ead3 feb9e
Formal Unicode Notation U+EAD3 U+FEB9E
Decimal Code Point(s) 60115 1043358
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0xAB 0x93 0xF3 0xBE 0xAE 0x9E
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE AB 93 F3 BE AE 9E
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 253 223 363 276 256 236
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEAD3 0xDBBA 0xDF9E
UTF-16 Hex ead3 dbbadf9e
UTF-16 Dec 60115 56250 57246
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000EAD3 0x000FEB9E
UTF-32 Hex EAD3 0FEB9E
UTF-32 Dec 60115 1043358
Python Src u”\uEAD3″ u”\U000FEB9E”
PHP Src “\xee\xab\x93” “\xf3\xbe\xae\x9e”
C/C++/Java Src “\uEAD3” “\uDBBA\uDF9E”

What’s Emojis Meaning:

All emoticons have their meaning as  emoji hand, monkey, faces etc. Here you will be able to find all the meanings of the emoji according to their categories you will be able to put copy and paste it on Instagram , Twitter and Facebook.

You can apply  emoji copy on any Apple, Android and Windows device. If these leave you blank you do not have to worry because when you send or post it will appear.

Who created the emojis?

The first emoji was created in the late 1990s by Shigetaka Kurita the stable in a team called i-mode for the NTT Internet platform. In 1195 I created an emoji of Japanese culture of 176 characters of 12 × 12 pixels that was like a Kanji Manga, from time to time it brings out new emojis.

Emojis vs emoticons How are they different?

The first thing we come to think is that emojis are little pictures and emoticons are the symbols of the keyboard like this the famous smiley face, some emoji app convert emoticons into smileys some say that this is a combination of (emotion + icons) these were designed to represent emotions with facial drawings, it must be said that emojis were not always related to emotions as there are animals, numbers, animals.

What we can say is that the emoticons were the first to be created and then the emojis became popular in all the services that we know today, Apple and Samsung Galaxy.

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