A digital versatile disc (DVD), a type of optical disc used to play movies before the rise of streaming technology. Generally depicted in gold, though Facebook’s is bluish gray, as a Blu-ray.
Commonly used to represent CDs, DVDs, Blu-rays, and related film and music content, especially albums.
Google, Microsoft, Samsung, and Softbank’s designs were once labelled DVD, as to distinguish it from 💿 Optical Disk.
See also 💿 Optical Disc and 💽 Computer Disk.
📅 DVD was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.