Texting Symbols

 In Web Dictionary and Texting

Internet and text language is made up of acronyms, abbreviations, made-up words and texting symbols emoticons and other symbols that express ideas. Many texting symbols for communication both in phone texting messages and in interactive social platforms on the internet are created by combining keyboard symbols.  Then, you can download tons of symbols that you cannot create from the standard keyboard symbols, or you can use the ALT codes and select symbols from there.  The other simple method is to copy paste a symbol that you find on your computer.

common texting symbols

The most common texting symbols are created from the keyboard.  Through widespread use these symbols are understood to have specific meanings.  They then become part of everyday text language.Here are some symbols and their meanings which are easily created from any keyboard:

:> At the end of a lighthearted comment-sharing nice words or question. not mean or serious
O:-) Angel
0*-) Angel wink – female
:-{ Angry
~~\8-O Bad-Hair Day
:-){ Beard
(((H))) Big Hug
:-X Big Wet Kiss
:-! Bored
🙁 )   Cannot Stop Talking
:`-( Crying
:-} Embarrassed Smile
:-! Foot in Mouth
:-/ Frustrated
=:-) Hair Standing on End
^5 High Five
:0 Hungry
-x Kiss
:-* Kiss on the cheek
;-, Like, Duh
X-( Mad
:/) Not Amused
(((((:-{= Rave Dude
:-C Real Unhappy
🙁 Sad Turtle
:-> Sarcastic
:O      Shocked
:-/ Skeptical
🙂   Smile
:-, Smirk
:0 Surprised
:-0 Talkative
:-\ Undecided
😐 Unfazed
:-{} Wearing Lipstick
]-I Wearing Sunglasses
:-1 Whatever
,-) Winking Happy

There are hundreds more symbol possibilities and they can really make your communication fun.  This website has a comprehensive list of symbols variations, combinations and their meanings.
Copy pasting.
There are also ways of simply cutting and pasting from a website offering sheets of symbols. When you want to use one of those symbols, just select it and paste it where you wish on your document, or your Facebook or Twitter post. One such page that has a fun list of unique texting symbols is http://bit.ly/1CkyXBw
Many texting symbols for communication both in phone texting messages and in interactive social platforms on the internet are created by combining keyboard symbols.

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