What does Powercry mean?

Powercry refers to an emoji from the Cursed Emoji chart, specifically A2, depicting a paint-drawn Shy Emoji, with big eyes and uneven coloration, looking like it is ready to burst into tears.


What's the origin of Powercry?

The “powercry” emoji was first uploaded to Twitter by artist @OkayRoutt on November 28th, 2018, along with a drawn crying emoji.

On February 22nd, 2019, the same user posted a video of the two drawings, combined with autotuned sounds of a baby crying.

Spread & Usage

How did Powercry spread?

The “powercry” video went viral on Twitter, gaining a lot of views and spanning a lot of recreations of the original drawings.

The name of the emoji, “powercry” originates from Twitter user @PAMVILLO who referred to the meme as such on February 26th, 2019.

“Powercry” was featured on the Cursed Expression Meme chart in July, 2019, depicting a series of disturbing emojis.

Following the success of the Cursed Emojis, “powercry” as well as other expressions would be recreated on fan arts on sites like DeviantArt.

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