Unicode U+25C0, introduced by Unicode version V1.1 in 1993
The 'black left-pointing triangle' emoji is a text-based symbol that has been around since Unicode V1.1, and should be supported by just about every device and browser. As a standard symbol, you should also be able to copy and paste the 'black left-pointing triangle' symbol (or the HTML entity ◀) in your browser or on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.
On many devices, you can use the shortcode :arrow_backward: to add the black left-pointing triangle emoji to your messages.
Different devices may have different versions of the black left-pointing triangle emoji. The chart on this page shows how this emoji is displayed on Android, iOS, and other platforms.
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To use 'black left-pointing triangle' 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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