Emoticons are the expressions of human face, formed by the combination
of punctuation and letters for conveying the responders mind set.
Starting from the most common smiley face to the heart moving
expressions, it contributes a livelier feeling to the net conversations.
The smarter way of conversations includes less chatting with more
The emotions can be made as simple as writing a
text message. A combination of left faced parenthesis and simple colon
symbol can easily form a smiley face. With the increased addiction to
emoticons usages more websites allows the free download options. Even if
the smiley’s are normally accepted as simple smiling faces, the
American’s calls these whole textual emotions in that name. The
European’s name the textual expressions as emoticons.
The graphical and
animated forms of smiley’s have replaced the old textual representations
and the usage of social networking sites increased the demand for those
emotions. The web forums of Google and yahoo are trying out the best to
make more innovative smiley’s, for their net addicted folks. The MSN
emoticons have a whole new pack of smiley’s that goes with all the
chatting styles. Even if it’s a very friendly conversation or a
professional business chat they have a wide spectrum of smiley
alternatives that goes with every situation.
The games, three
dimensional, emotional and comic faces are included in their smiley
options. Another trend setter in the social networking sites, Face book
has everything for keeping up their members online with exceptional
ideas. Their face book emoticons are an added benefit for the net
savvy’s for quick and lively interactions. These smileys can be used for
chatting, messaging and even for highlighting one’s profile. The user
can enjoy the unlimited expressiveness through online by using those
smiley’s. The smiley’s are most commonly used along with a text
conversion for posting the comments to a well known relation or to a
The most commonly used smiley’s include a smile, wink, grin,
frown, tongue, open mouth, frown, distorted mouth etc. Each of the face
have a diverse feelings linked with it. A happy or content feeling of
the user can be expressed using a simple smile face. This smiley is
completely filled with positive energy. Just opposite to this smile face
is a sad or frown expression which covers the feeling of sadness or
This can be used for expressing either the writers sad mood or
for expressing the empathy towards the receivers sad mood. With a
reduced possibility of misunderstanding this smiley’s gives a clear idea
to the written text messages. The animated smiley messages with moving
features and tones make it more expressive and lively. Dancing, playing
and crying smileys give the endless freedom of expression.
emotions have been started using since 19th century. At those times
these were normally used with the casual writing contents to impart the
simple feelings of enjoyment and sadness. But Scott Fahlman in early
eighties introduced the new form digital smileys in the internet. The
smiley’s have become an unavoidable part of the chatting world in this
advanced internet era.
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