A videotape cassette, as a VHS tape used to watch movies or record TV on VCRs before DVDs , DVRs, and streaming. Generally depicted as a black cassette with a white label between its reels.
Occasionally used for various content concerning film and video (taping) as well as an icon for a video, as before an upload, link, or credit. May also be used to represent audio cassette tapes.
Microsoft’s design previously resembled a voicemail icon.
Videocassette was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.