Feeling ? Or having a moment? Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. Use Skype emoticons to liven up your instant message conversations, or add them to your mood message to let your friends know how you’re feeling. You can select the emoticon you want to use from the palette in the IM window (by clicking on the smiley in the chat window) or use the keyboard shortcut – a set of characters or a specific word in brackets. If you hover over an emoticon in the palette, you’ll see its keyboard shortcut. There are loads of visible emoticons, hidden emoticons, country flags and Mojis to choose from. We are adding new emoticons to our collection all the time, so be sure to check the Featured tab to see our most recently added emoticons.
You'll find the latest emoticons we've added in the palette:
You'll find these smilies in the palette:
People and objects
You'll find these People and Objects in the palette:
You'll find these Holiday and Special Occasion emoticons in the palette:
Hidden emoticons (Shhh, don't tell anyone!)
You won’t see these secret emoticons in the menu, but if you know the keyboard shortcuts you can surprise your friends with them.
Flags are a great way of letting people know where you are or where you’re going. Just type the keyboard shortcut into your mood message or IM conversation.
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