⚠️ Warning


Warning, Caution, Triggers, Alert, Care, Danger, Attention, Preparation, Alarm

⚠️ Meaning: An equilateral yellow triangle printed with a black exclamatory mark. The ⚠️ Warning emoji signifies an alert, mostly negative or alarming by nature. It could also symbolize danger, caution, and mental preparation too.

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How and When to Use the ⚠️ Warning Emoji

  • While sharing ‘triggering’ content (essentially, post or reposts that may not be visually/auditorily consumable by all), ⚠️would be advisable. Like, “Graphic content ahead! ⚠️” or “Viewer discretion advised ⚠️”.
  • If you’re using a literal or metaphorical ‘warning’ in your post captions, ⚠️ is a must. For instance, “Be careful how you tread ⚠️ You must be pleasing no one, but yourself” or “Being overly cautious only shows that I was once overly carefree ⚠️”.
  • You may also use ⚠️ before texting someone something personal, or even something that could be misinterpreted. For example, “Here’s something I want to open up to you about. Please, be warned, none of it may make any sense ⚠️”.
  • Dropping ⚠️ into any context immediately grabs visual attention (yes, it’s one of those emojis. And no, it’s not asking for it). So, from a content marketing perspective, this emoji is quite effective – “Hurry!! Limited offers ⚠️” or “It’s a now or never kind of a plan ⚠️”.

Other Names

  • ⚠️ Warning Symbol
  • ⚠️ Alert
  • ⚠️ Error
  • ⚠️ Caution
  • ⚠️ Alert Symbol
  • ⚠️ Warning Sign
  • ⚠️ Yellow Warning Sign