A hand heart is a gesture in which a person forms a heart shape using their fingers. Hand hearts are usually more popular within the young generation.
The sign has been popularied by musical artists, such as Taylor Swift, who has used it in her live shows. In South Korea it is a known symbol among K-pop stars and their fans and has popularly been performed using the thumb and index finger. The thumb and index finger gesture has become popular across Asia due to the popularity of Kpop and Korean dramas.
Hand hearts are widely used everywhere in the world, and appear often in pictures taken by individuals and celebrities.
Discovered by Engadget team, Google filed a patent in July 2011 that allowed Google Glass users to use the hand heart in front of any objects, and the gadget automatically recognise the object, takes a picture, and send it to social networks as a "liked" image.
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