Unicode U+270F, introduced by Unicode version V1.1 in 1993
The 'pencil' 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 'pencil' 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 :pencil2: to add the pencil emoji to your messages.
Different devices may have different versions of the pencil emoji. The chart on this page shows how this emoji is displayed on Android, iOS, and other platforms.
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To use 'pencil' 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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|Lower Left Pencil|
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|Lower Right Pencil|
|Upper Right Pencil|