How to Make Smileys on Facebook
Smiley faces are very useful when it comes to expressing surprise, fear, sadness, happiness, sarcasm, enthusiasm and many more feelings. In order to learn how to make smileys on Facebook, you need to remember a few commands that you need to type on your keyboard. Once you learn these commands, you will be able to make many smiley faces for your Facebook chat. Let's get started with the instructions that help you make these funny emoticons.
I shall explain only a few smileys and the rest will be covered in the table given below. It is very easy to make a smiley, and a few instructions will suffice to teach you how to create them all. First, let me begin with the common happy smiley face. In order to show a smile, all you need to do is press the Shift key on your keyboard and simultaneously hit on the ':' key. Then continue pressing down the Shift key and press the ')' (0 key). Press enter and you will find a yellow smiley face appear in the chat window.
Suppose you want to show you are sad. All you need to do is press the Shift key and simultaneously press ':'. Then, hit the '(' (9 key) without releasing the Shift key. Press enter and a sad smiley face will appear on the chat. Just press the shift key then hitting on a particular key and then press enter. In case you want to make a cat smile, you need to press Shift, hit on ':'. Release the Shift key and then press the number key '3'. Enter and a smiley cat face will appear. For a heart, press Shift and ':'. After you release the Shift key, press 3 and hit enter. A red heart will appear in your chat window.
Common Smiley Faces on Facebook Chat
You need to keep the above instructions in mind and try creating the emoticons by following their codes in the table below.
|o.O or O.o||Big and small eye|
|:-D :D =D||Big Smile/Grin|
|:3||Cat face, mustache|
|8| or 8-| or B| or B-|||Dark glasses|
|8-) 8) B-) B)||Geek|
|8) or 8-) or B) or B-)||Glasses|
|:* or :-*||Kiss|
|:) or :-) or =) or :]||Smile|
|>:o or >:-o||Smile with closed eyes|
|:-O :O :-o :o||Surprised|
|:/ :-/ : :-||Thinking|
Just type in the codes given in the table above and create smileys on your Facebook chat window. If at all you are unable to type the code, just copy the codes given in your chat window. Hit enter and you will be able to see a smiley appear. You can even try out these Facebook abbreviations and symbols to add more interest in your chat. This is all you need to know regarding how to make smileys on Facebook. Add spice, flavor and some light fun to your regular chats on Facebook with the above emoticons.