A horseshoe magnet, as used to pick up iron. Depicted at various angles in red with silver-tipped poles.
Commonly used for various content concerning literal and figurative magnetism and attraction. May also be used in various science-related contexts more generally.
Twitter’s design features two electric bolts coming from its poles. WhatsApp’s horseshoe is half blue, denoting an opposite magnetic pole.
📅 Magnet was approved as part of Unicode 11.0 in 2018
and added to Emoji 11.0 in 2018.