When you're chatting with a friend, you can express feelings such as happiness or annoyance by using emoticons: little icons that represent different emotions.
To see the available Yahoo! Messenger emoticons, visit our emoticon lists:
Note: Yahoo! Messenger offers a wide variety of emoticons. Some versions may offer additional hidden emoticons that may not be listed in the above pages.
To send the regular emoticons during an IM conversation:
- Type the component characters and press Enter.
- Click the smiley face icon in the Conversation window to choose an emoticon from the menu.
To send "hidden" emoticons during an IM conversation:
- Type the component characters or copy and paste them off the hidden emoticons webpage.