How to Make Thumbs and Other Symbols in a Facebook Comment

By David Weedmark

Express your displeasure with a thumbs down on your Facebook comments, posts and messages, or use any of a thousand different symbols on your next post.

If you're looking to spice things up in Facebook, try adding an interesting symbol to your comments, posts or messages. There are a variety of ways to add these symbols, usually called emojis or emoticons, and there are well over a thousand to choose from.

Using Unicode Emojis

Unicode emojis are simple icons that appear as text in a message, post or comment. There are many websites that offer full selections of Unicode Emojis, including Unicode.org, which has over 1,200 emojis to choose from. Simply locate the emoji you want, such a thumbs-up or a thumbs-down symbol, then copy and paste it into Facebook by pressing Ctrl-C and Ctrl-V.

Here is a very modest sample of some of the emojis to get you started:

  • thumb up