A last quarter moon with a human face, as the Man in the Moon. Generally depicts a wide, golden crescent moon with the profile of slightly smiling human face with a nose, facing right.
May be used to represent the moon more generally and saying good night.
See also 🌗 Last Quarter Moon and 🌙 Crescent Moon. Not to be confused with 🌛 First 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.
📅 Last Quarter Moon Face was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010
under the name “Last Quarter Moon with Face”
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.