This emoji is a Vulcan salute, popularized by the Star Trek franchise. It is often used to express approval, appreciation, or good luck. Read more
This emoji is quite popular and is used by people of all ages, particularly those who are familiar with the Star Trek franchise. It is most commonly used on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. It is not considered to be a rude emoji, but rather a friendly one.
The Vulcan salute was first introduced in the Star Trek episode "Amok Time" in 1967. The gesture was based on the Jewish blessing gesture, and was meant to represent the Vulcan greeting of "Live long and prosper." Since then, the gesture has become a popular symbol in pop culture, and has been used in various forms of media, including films, television shows, video games, and even in advertising. The emoji version of the Vulcan salute was first introduced in 2015, and has become increasingly popular in recent years.