How to Make Blushing Smileys on Facebook Chat

By Laurie Rappeport

Facebook users who want to quickly express an emotion during a Facebook chat may want to use a smiley face to convey the feeling in an easy-going and friendly manner. Smiley faces pre-date popular computer usage, but once emailing and instant messaging became popular, smiley faces quickly took a prominent place in Internet communication. If an individual wants to convey a feeling of embarrassment or shyness while chatting on Facebook, the person may look for an appropriate blushing smiley to add to the chat.

Step 1

Install the Greasemonkey toolbar on your Firefox Browser. Click on the Mozilla Add-Ons link (see Resources) and click "Add to Facebook." Click the "Install" button on the pop-up window. Click "Yes" when asked if you want to restart Mozilla Firefox browser.

Step 2

Click on the Facebox Chatbar (see Resources) link to install the smiley faces. Click "Get the Add-on Now" on the link and then "Add to Firefox" on the Mozilla Web page that appears. Click "Install" on the pop-up window.

Step 3

Restart Mozilla Firefox and then click "Find Updates" on the pop-up window.

Step 4

Open your Facebook and open a chat window. You now have smiley faces along the top of your chats.

Step 5

Click on "For more smileys" under the row of smileys. The Facemoods website will appear (see Resources). Click "download" and then "Run."

Step 6

Agree to Facemoods terms of usage, click "Install Facemoods" and then "Accept." Once installed, the Facemoods toolbar will appear at the top of the browser, indicating that you have installed Facemoods in your computer.

Step 7

Open your Facebook chat. Click on the smiley face at the bottom of the chat box. The additional options for smiley faces will open, including blushing smiley faces.

Step 8

Double-click on the blushing smiley face that you want to send in your chat. It will pop into your chat window. Click "Send" to send it.