What are Facebook smileys?

They are little emoticons one could add to his chats to create emotions. The purpose of using Facebook smileys is to create emotion to our chats. Emoticons are smileys. The word emoticon is derived from two words. One is ’emoticon’ and the other is’ icon.’ Smileys have helped Facebook so much that it is now one of the biggest social networking websites in the world. Facebook has done so through some of its hidden emoticons which people search for in big numbers everyday.

Facebook Smiley Codes / Emoticons

are used by entering shortcut codes into the chat box. Facebook Smiley Codes / Emoticons shortcut will be replaced by real image of emoticon when you send your chat text. This method does not require you to install any addons, these FB smiley codes can be used by anyone.