How Do you Make Emoticons (and Smileys)?

How Do you Make Emoticons (and Smileys)?Emoticons, also known as smileys, are used to convey emotion in your writing. They are a great way to use text in an otherwise flat email. Emoticons can also show when you are teasing versus being serious.

Making emoticons is as simple as typing anything else on your keyboard. Look down there at your fingers, find the characters, press and release.… Read the rest

How Do you Make Emoticons and Text ASCII Smileys?

How Do you Make Emoticons and Text ASCII Smileys?Emoticons, are also known as smileys/ smilies. Emoticons are used to show or explain emotion in the context of your writing. They are a great way to use text, and show emotion, in an otherwise flat email. Emoticons can make communication clear when you are teasing versus being serious. I’ve also used them to make sure someone understands what I have written was not meant to be taken overly┬áseriously when I am sending a message about something important.… Read the rest

How to Stop Emoticon Addiction and Use Fewer Emoticons

An emoticon is a terrible thing to waste.

How to Stop Emoticon Addiction and Use Fewer Emoticons

Emoticons (aka smileys) are fun, easy and add a lightness to any email or forum posts. When you want to add emotion, feelings or mood to your typed words you can just slip in an emoticon. ­čÖé They’re so simple to make, to remember and no-fuss.

Of course, some times we use a few too many.… Read the rest