A gorilla, the powerful, black-haired great ape. Variously depicted in full profile on all fours facing left or as a friendly, cartoon-styled gorilla face looking straight ahead.
Apple, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Microsoft’s designs feature a full gorilla, as a silverback, with strong shoulders and reddish forehead. Google, Samsung, and Twitter’s designs feature a black and gray gorilla face with a neutral expression and prominent forehead and jaw.
Facebook’s design previously featured only a gorilla face.
Gorilla was approved as part of Unicode 9.0 in 2016 and added to Emoji 3.0 in 2016.