Unicode U+231B, introduced by Unicode version V1.1 in 1993
The 'hourglass' emoji is a special symbol that can be used on smartphones, tablets, and computers. Your device needs to support this particular emoji in order for you to be able to use it, otherwise the emoji may not appear.
On many devices, you can use the shortcode :hourglass: to add the hourglass emoji to your messages.
Different devices may have different versions of the hourglass emoji. The chart on this page shows how this emoji is displayed on Android, iOS, and other platforms.
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To use 'hourglass' on social media like Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, you can copy the emoji character on the left. This is a special character, not an image, so it can be used anywhere.
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