This version of the 🤝 Handshake emoji has the 🏽 Medium Skin Tone applied, which is displayed as a Moderate Brown Skin Tone on supported platforms.
Handshake, Type-4 was added to Emoji 3.0 in 2016.
The "🤝🏽" emote or "Handshake, Type-4" emote is a pictorial representation of two hands clasped together in a handshake. The skin tone modifier "🏽" indicates a medium skin tone. It is often used to symbolize agreement, partnership, or friendship.
- Friendship & Support:
"I'm here for you no matter what. 🤝🏽 We've been friends for years and I'll always have your back."
- Excitement & Agreement:
"I'm so excited to work with you on this project! 🤝🏽 Let's get started right away."
- Empathy & Compassion:
"I'm so sorry that you're going through a tough time. 🤝🏽 Please know that I'm here for you and am sending love and compassion your way."