How to create custom emoticons in Facebook
Sometimes, words are not just enough to express the way you feel. Sometimes, your facial gestures tell everything about your state of mind. And that is why, the ever growing social networking platform, Facebook now enables you to create custom status updates with different emoticons. This means, besides usual status updates, you can now show what you are up to through facial gestures in an extremely interesting way.
Add emoticons to shout out loud the way you feel
Wondering how to create custom emoticons on your Facebook’s timeline? It is simple, easy, and can be done in eight simple steps. Check out how:
Step 1: Go to Facebook login page and sign in to your Facebook account.
Step 2: On your profile page, click on ‘Update Status’. You will be able to see all the extra features in form of icons.
Step 3: From the icons, click on the smiley icon to continue.
Step 4: A complete list of different emoticons or custom status icons will pop-up on the screen. According to your mood or status, you can choose the one. (The different emoticons includes Watching, Feeling, Drinking, Eating, and Listening To)
Step 5: If you don’t find an icon for your feelings from Facebook’s long list of unique icons, scroll down to the bottom of the list. Then select ‘Add your own’. (Do you know all other statuses too have this option?)
Step 6: After clicking on ‘Add your own’, type your status. After that, click on ‘your custom status’.
Step 7: Once the status appears on the field, click on the smiley. According to your feeling, you can change the smiley by simply clicking over it.
Step 8: Just click on ‘Post’ to publish your status on Facebook’s timeline.
Whether you are feeling sad, irritated, ashamed, determined, fresh, or sexy, with Facebook’s emoticons, now your facial gestures are enough to show your current state of mind. Choose your feeling, and see how your Facebook’s friends feel about your feeling.