In the world of the internet and popular networks there are many interesting educational phenomena. Such is the case of the emoticons that have already become part of habitual culture and that appear recurrently in our WhatsApp chats, Fb, forums and other popular networks.
So, it’s likely that you’ve ever come across people who use emoticons like 7w7 and UwU and you wonder what do they mean?
So, in this articulo we will delve into everything about the meaning of 7w7 u UwU emoticons so that you have a better understanding of what people who use them on popular networks or through instant messaging are trying to communicate. Join us!
What does 7w7?
Emoticons are combinations of numeric and/or alphabetic characters reflect a specific emotion. This meaning is given by the people themselves and so it ends up being adopted by a community of users. In this way, over time, emoticons become recognized and used by more and more people until they become a socially accepted trend.
As for the specific meaning of 7w7 we are talking about an emoticon that usually usually seen on social networks like Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp although it can also be seen in other media such as forums and vídeo game arcades. Its meaning is closely related to humorous purposes in order to to give a more “funny” touch or informal to the communication between two or more people. Thus, the meaning of this emoticon varies depending on the context of the conversation. However, some of the most common meanings are as follows:
- It is common for young people to use the symbol 7w7 as a sad face. The two numbers 7 represent closed eyes with tears falling. Also, the letter w is associated with the mouth.
- In other situations (and the most usual) where 7w7 is used is in situations where one wishes to make an insinuating and mischievous comment that invites “something more”. For example “How about we go out this afternoon? 7w7“.
What does UwU mean?
Another habitual emoticon that is often used nowadays in many forums and popular networks is UwU. This interesting emoticon started to be used in Japan where it usually represents the face of a happy or satisfied person. Thus, its general meaning is linked to happiness.
However, its use has spread beyond the Asian territory, so that the otaku and geek culture often make use of this emoticon simulating the typical face we would see on a manga character. Other meanings to which the use of UwU is usually attributed are the following:
- It is often used in response to or in accompaniment of some tender, cute, or touching comment. The expression UwU would come to represent the face of a person overwhelmed with happiness.
- Another applicable use of UwU is to flirt or hint at a person. For example: “I saw your profile picture and you look very [email protected] UwU“
It is clear then that the context of the conversation will determine the meaning that this emoticon may have. However, it is always necessary to keep in mind that all of this communicational phenomenon has a certain subjectivity involved and so the meaning of these faces should not be taken for granted in all cases.
Now that you know this, you won’t be caught off guard by the possible meaning of 7w7 and UwU when you find yourself on some popular network or chatting with someone.