Emoticon (or Smiley) are a sequence
of ordinary characters you can find on any computer keyboard. Nowadays emoticons
are mainly used in Whatsapp, email, chat, SMS and even in written communication.
The most popular emoticons are the smiling faces (smileys or smilies) that people use to say "don't take what I
just wrote too seriously". If you don't see that it represents
a smiling face, tip your head to the left and look at it again. The
colon represents the eyes, the dash represents the nose, and the right
parenthesis represent the mouth.
Still many users use MSN and Yahoo, therefore we added a list with MSN and Yahoo smileys. During your chat session, these emoticons convert to real icons.
These emoticons show an Emotion through an 'Icon'.
Over hundreds of these Smileys are being used. The most common emoticons can be found at this website.