A first quarter moon with a human face, as the Man in the Moon. Generally depicts a wide, golden crescent moon with the profile of a slightly smiling human face with a nose, facing left.
May be used to represent the moon more generally and saying good night.
See also 🌓 First Quarter Moon and 🌙 Crescent Moon. Not to be confused with 🌜 Last Quarter Moon Face, though their applications may overlap.
WhatsApp’s eyes are looking back. Facebook’s moon is silver but was previously golden; Twitter’s was previously silver. Google’s eyes were previously closed.
📅 First Quarter Moon Face was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010
under the name “First Quarter Moon with Face”
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.