Hugging Face: Also Known As, Hug Emoji, Hugging Emoji, Hugs Emoji.
Smiley face with redness of cheeks, eyes closed, mouth slightly open, and open hands attached near its chin.
Hugging: An act of clasping someone tightly in one’s arms.
Used to welcoming deeply, and the intention of the hug.
* Approved as part of Unicode 8.0 in 2015.
* Added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.