Facebook Chat: Smileys, Emoticons and Other Tips

Emoticons are small picture icons used for expression of feelings on chat platforms, online status updates and comments. These emoticons (also known as smileys) are very important as written words can not say everything. These small picture convey different moods like smile, laughter, sadness, anger, blush, surprise etc. You can use these emoticons on Facebook as well. You can use them in FB chat, status updates and while making comments too.

If you thought that through emoticons Facebook is capable of expressing merely smiles and sadness -then think again! Below is the complete list of emoticons (aka smileys) that are supported by Facebook platform.

But before that here is an extra tip!

Bold Text on Facebook

By the way, if you want to impress your friends even more, you can post text art on Facebook.

To make text bold in Facebook chat; enclose the text in *

For example, if you type the following in your Facebook Chat:

Tips about Facebook Chat *from TechWelkin*

The output would be:

Tips about Facebook Chat from TechWelkin

Likewise, if you enclose text in underscores (i.e. _ ) the text will become underlined:

Tips about _Facebook Chat_ from TechWelkin

The output would be:

Tips about Facebook Chat from TechWelkin

Now, here is the list of emoticons you can use on Facebook Chat:

Table showing Facebook smileys and emoticons.
Table showing Facebook smileys and emoticons.

I hope this was useful for you. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. I will be happy to try and help you. Thank you for using TechWelkin.

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