How I Add Smileys, Emoticons to Facebook Chat and Comments Without Applications

You can now add smileys and other emoticons to Facebook chats without using any Facebook application or third-party software. Though, users and Facebook page admins can also use them in Facebook comments, the emoticons do not work in status updates or other posts as at the time of publishing this post.

Below is the special “Like-moticon” used in a Facebook comment, as well as the standard smile icon.

The screenshot below shows the emoticons you can add to your conversation while chatting with a Facebook friend.

So, How Do I Add Emoticons To Facebook Chat?

Just look for the icon in the bottom right corner of your chat window as illustrated above and emote away.

Right now, only 21 emoticons are available in the menu. Click one, and the text code for it will be added to your chat. Simple!

How To Add Emoticons to Facebook Comments

If you want to add an emoticon to a Facebook comment, just add the text code of the emoticon to your comment and post your comment. For example, you can type (y) to create a thumbs-up symbol.

How Do I Get Text Codes of Smileys and Emoticons 

You can try adding the emoticons to your Facebook chat and copy the codes in a notepad or somewhere on your PC. Whenever you want to use any of the emoticons, just copy and paste. A more list of icons and how to make them can be found here as displayed in the picture below.

What do you think of the emoticons? Does it seems childish to you or something you have been waiting for? Please, let me hear from you in the comments.



James said…
Nice share but am finding it difficult to add to comments using my Facebook mobile app. Why?
teleSHARE said…
Nice 1 Boss,will not nid 2 type all dat much just copy and paste
Jide Ogunsanya said…
For now, Facebook you cannot add emoticons via Facebook mobile apps, even in comments.
Jide Ogunsanya said…
Yes, easier that way. Thanks
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