They’re all among the most used emojis on Instagram by the Duchess of Cambridge, apparently.
Kate Middleton showed her phone screen to the cameras during a Q&A in her role as patron of Place2Be on Saturday.
She had Instagram open on her iPhone 10.
When comments are open, a list of the most frequently used emojis appears at the bottom.
The Sun identified the emojis that were there, and according to them they are:
1. Two women holding hands
3. Swearing face
4. Space invader monster
5. Vomiting face
7. Bowing woman
8. Puff of air
Obviously, the royals are just like the rest of us and occasionally partake of an emoji when words won’t do.
During the Q&A, the duchess thanked a ‘huge number’ of her social media followers who sent in questions ‘with wonderful emojis attached to them’, before revealing that her interest in early years is driven by ambitions for ‘the society we could and can become’.
For the last nine years, Kate has spent time looking into how early childhood experiences can cause social challenges to arise later in life, such as addiction, family breakdown, poor mental health, suicide and homelessness.
The duchess answered the question ‘what sparked your interest in the early years?’
She responded: ‘I actually get asked this question a lot. I think that people assume that because I am a parent, that’s why I have taken an interest in the early years.
‘I think this really is bigger than that. This isn’t just about happy, healthy children.
‘This is about the society we could and can become.
‘Right from the early days, meeting lots of people who are suffering with addiction or poor mental health, and hearing time and time again that their troubles now in adulthood stem right back from early childhood experience’.
I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.