☝ Index Pointing Up

Meaning

Index Pointing Up emoji is the picture of a gesture of pointing up with an index finger – it is something opposite to the 👇 Backhand Index Pointing Down emoji. It is mostly used as something as intensifies some statement – it may serve as a symbol that user is absolutely sure in what they say, as well as a symbol of the fact that they say something extremely important and true. Less often, it may serve as an indicator of direction (i.e. “to go up”), and also it may serve as a symbol of superiority and uniqueness (in the meaning “you are the one”).

Examples of using

“Your life is what really matters ☝”
“Remember, you are unique ☝”

Closeup view

How to type

:point_up:

Unicode symbol

U+261D

Modifiers

☝🏻 Index Pointing Up — Light skin tone
☝🏼 Index Pointing Up — Medium-light skin tone
☝🏽 Index Pointing Up — Medium skin tone
☝🏾 Index Pointing Up — Medium-dark skin tone
☝🏿 Index Pointing Up — Dark skin tone