⬆️Up Arrow emoji is the icon of the arrow, pointing up. It is often used in its direct meaning of “to go up”, “to rise”, “the upper floor”, “above”, and so on. However, not less popular is its indirect meaning of “to become better than before”, “to become more popular than before”, and all things like that. By the way, in cases of some emoji providers, this emoji looks more like a road sign. On Snapchat, it is the official icon of the extremely popular British 👦 Boy band One Direction — and it symbolizes the only direction the boys would go in their careers..