This tool generates bold and italic text using unicode characters (𝐥𝐢𝐤𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬, 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀, 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑠, 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴... etc.) While the text it generates may look similar to text generated using the HTML
<em> tags or the CSS attributes
font-weight: bold or
font-style: italic, it isn't.
You can copy and paste this text into email or use it in your Facebook and Twitter status updates, YouTube comments, etc. Bold and italics are often used to emphasize a point. Bold text can also be used to help structure larger bodies of text, for example, to denote a subject, heading, or title.
Related styles: If you are looking for "blackboard bold", check out the double-struck tool.
How-To guides: How to use bold on Facebook, How to use italics on Facebook, How to use bold on Twitter, How to use italics on Twitter.
Did you know?: These bold and italic characters were originally added to the Unicode spec for use in mathematical notation. Learn more about how you're "supposed to" use these characters on the blog.
See how these styles look on apps like Facebook, Twitter, SMS; and on Mac, Windows, iPhone and Android devices.