Alert Emoji

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In addition to funny (and not so funny) faces, cute kittens, and hearts, the standard set of Unicode emoji includes more “serious” emoticons that are used for urgent notifications, work situations, or alerts about something important. One of these “useful” emoji are the images we’ve grouped together under the Alert category. This includes completely different icons that are suitable for situations of varying severity. Let’s talk about each one.

Alert Emoji

🚨 The “Alert” emoticon was assigned the code U+1F6A8, with which it was added to the  Places and Travel section of the Unicode 6.0 standard in 2010.

Warning icon Emoji

⚠️ The “Warning icon” emoticon was assigned the code U+26A0 U+FE0F, with which it was added to the Symbols section of the Unicode 4.0 standard in 2003.

Red Exclamation Mark Emoji

❗ The “Red Exclamation Mark” emoticon was assigned the code U+2757, with which it was added to the Unicode 5.2 Standard Characters section in 2009.

Two Exclamation Marks Emoji

‼️ The “Two Exclamation Marks” emoticon was assigned the code U+203C U+FE0F, with which it was added to the Unicode Standard 1.1 characters section in 1993.

Megaphone Emojis

📢 The “Loudspeaker” emoticon was assigned the code U+1F4E2, with which it was added to the  Unicode 6.0 Standard Objects section in 2010.

Megaphone Emoji

📣 The “Megaphone” emoticon was assigned the code U+1F4E3, with which it was added to the  Unicode 6.0 standard objects in 2010.

Bell Emoji

🔔 The “Bell” emoticon was assigned the code U+1F514, with which it was added to the  Unicode 6.0 objects in 2010.

Meaning of the Alert Emoji

Alert – is a warning of danger or threat to life, property or the environment. But, of course, in the modern world we like to exaggerate the importance of any words and events, so the original serious meaning of emoji from this category is most often lost. Usually such emoticons are used to draw attention to something important to you.

Also, the emoji from our today’s list can often be found in various online alerts and notifications. You can see many of these emoji on news portals, as an “Urgent” note or as an accompaniment to notes about accidents and emergencies.

Also, some of these emoji are warnings of danger. Of course, the degree of danger can be different, and maybe you just want your advice to be paid more attention to. It all depends on your persistence and how it will be perceived by your interlocutor.

Emoji Alert

The Use of the Alert Emoji

Now let’s see which emoji makes more sense for which situation. Although, again, we should note that everything is individual.

🚨 This is probably the most urgent and serious emoticon on today’s list. Use it when it’s about something really important. By the way, it’s also the official DJ Tiesto badge.

⚠️ This emoji also has a strong emotional coloring. It’s not as disturbing as the first one, but it also won’t get anyone’s attention. Use it more in the context of “Warning!” or “Attention!”.

❗ As for this emoticon, it also serves to draw attention to an important message. The brevity of its form is compensated for by its rich red color, which is perceived by everyone as a sign of danger.

‼️ The situation is the same as with the previous emoji, but with even stronger meaning. Putting this emoticon at the beginning of your message you can be sure that it will not go unnoticed. It is also often used to replace the usual exclamation marks, for greater “volume”.

📢 📢 📣 🔔 These three emoticons are less dramatic than all of the above. Use them at the beginning of your posts and messages to let the recipient know not to skip what you’ve written. Also, these icons are great for group and work chats. As a general notification or announcement. Well, the Bell can also serve as a Reminder.


Depending on the situation, you can enhance the meaning of all the emoji on our list today by combining them with other emoticons – both graphic icons and yellow faces – that will help you describe the situation you are worried about in more detail. In any case, we wish you to have as few moments in your life as possible in which you would have to use these emoji in all seriousness.