A yellow face with open eyes, raised or furrowed eyebrows, and a broad frown. May convey a variety of moderately sad or tense emotions, including concern, anxiety, alarm, disappointment, and unhappiness.
Apple’s design features the same eye expression as on its 😯 Hushed Face. Not to be confused with 😲 Astonished Face or 😵 Dizzy Face.
Samsung’s design previously included sweat droplets coming from its cheeks, a shorthand for anxiety in manga and anime.
Worried Face was approved as part of Unicode 6.1 in 2012 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.