A crescent moon, as in its waxing crescent phase. Depicts the moon as a thin, golden crescent, curving to the right and not displaying the remaining outline of the moon.
May be used for the moon more generally and saying good night. May be used in association with ☪️ Star and Crescent, a popular but unofficial symbol of Islam.
As of March 2019, sending this emoji over Facebook Messenger activates dark mode.
See also 🌒 Waxing Crescent Moon.
Google’s moon once resembled a waning crescent moon, Twitter and Facebook's moons were previously silver.
Crescent Moon was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.
The 🌙 emote, also known as the Crescent Moon emote, is a yellow or silver crescent moon symbol used to represent nighttime, sleep, dreams, and the moon itself. It is commonly used in messaging apps and social media platforms to convey a sense of calmness, peacefulness, or to indicate that the user is going to bed or taking a break.
- Guilt & Shame:
"I feel guilty for not appreciating the beauty of the crescent moon more often 🌙"
- Nostalgia & Reminiscence:
"Seeing the crescent moon reminds me of my childhood and all the memories associated with it 🌙"
- Peace & Tranquility:
"Looking at the crescent moon always brings me a sense of peace and calm 🌙"