A friendly, cartoon-styled whale, shown spouting water from its blowhole. Generally depicted as a light-blue whale in full profile facing left, with a round body and white underside, its tail held upright.
Often used with an affectionate tone. Not to be confused with the more lifelike 🐋 Whale, though their applications may overlap.
WhatsApp’s whale is gray, as Microsoft and Facebook’s whales previously were. Twitter’s whale was previously purple.
Spouting Whale was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.
🐳 or the Spouting Whale emote is a pictorial representation of a whale blowing water out of its spout. It can be used to express various emotions such as surprise, excitement, or even sadness. The emote is commonly used in online conversations and social media platforms.
- Amazement & Astonishment:
"I couldn't believe my eyes when the spouting whale breached right in front of our boat! 🐳"
- Hope & Optimism:
"It's inspiring to see the spouting whale thriving in its natural habitat, it gives me hope for the future of our planet. 🐳"
- Gratitude & Thankfulness:
"Thank you for taking me on this unforgettable adventure and showing me the beauty of the spouting whale. 🐳"