A person shrugging their shoulders to indicate a lack of knowledge about a particular topic, or a lack of care about the result of a situation.
Displays as raised shoulders, sometimes in conjunction with raised arms and flat hands. The shrug gesture in text (emoticon / kaomoji) form is known as a shruggie and typed as: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
The Unicode character Shrug (“Person Shrugging”) does not specify a gender. See also Woman Shrugging or Man Shrugging.
Person Shrugging was approved as part of Unicode 9.0 in 2016 under the name “Shrug” and added to Emoji 3.0 in 2016.
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🚩 Previously displayed a gendered appearance, now shown as gender neutral on most platforms.