46 Smileys You've Probably Never Used

You know about :) and you've probably seen B-), but have you ever met ϿفϾ or ϐ ]? Death to emoji! Let's bring back real smileys.

Posted on

The smiley is on the decline, victim to automatically generated graphical emoticons, emoji and, worse, laziness. Let's take the smiley back. Copy and paste as you please. (Warning: If some don't display correctly, try a different web browser.)



*This one is widely considered to be the original

Add your own in the comments. Special thanks to the "List of Unicode Characters" Wikipedia page.

Contact John Herrman at

Got a confidential tip? Submit it here.