A yellow face with a big grin, uplifted eyebrows, and smiling eyes, each shedding a tear from laughing so hard. Widely used to show something is funny or pleasing.
Not to be confused with 😭 Loudly Crying Face or 🤣 Rolling on the Floor Laughing, which expresses more intense laughter.
One of the ten most popular emojis between 2014–2018 and was named the Oxford Dictionaries 2015 Word of the Year.
This emoji has a cat variant, 😹 Cat Face With Tears of Joy.
Face with Tears of Joy was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.