Expression of understanding and compassionate love. Represents affection and care. For Mother's Day or in messages between parents and children. Used by fashion-conscious people or celebrities as an expression of glamor or wealth. In the US, military medal for wounded soldiers.
The purple heart emoji was introduced in 2010 and released as part of the Unicode 11.0 standard. This emoji can be found under the smileys and emotions
category. Because the purple heart emoji has been around for quite some time, it should display correctly in the majority of operating systems.