The ☮ meaning is Peace Symbol. This emoji is also referred to as a symbol of peace. Through the purple square, which is used as a background, the actual peace symbol is shown in white. Incidentally, this purple square has not been used in older emoji versions. Meanwhile, it is used in many emoji symbols to make the actual symbol more visible. But what is the ☮ meaning in WhatsApp, Facebook and Co? If you have quarreled with a friend and you want to get along with her, you could write “friends? ☮” You can always use the emoji for peace if you want to get along with someone again. This emoji was added to Unicode 1.1 in 1993 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.