Add Symbols To Facebook Posts With i2Symbol

Facebook may not want symbols in user names, but that doesn't mean these characters can't be part of wall posts, messages, and emails. If a simple LOL just doesn't cut it anymore, i2Symbol may do the trick.

Facebook may not want symbols in user names, but that doesn’t mean these characters can’t be part of wall posts, messages, and emails.

If a simple LOL just doesn’t cut it anymore, i2Symbol may do the trick.

Sciweavers launched the online application with hundreds of symbols, organized in more than 50 categories, with many meant to express emotions such as happiness, sadness, and surprise.

To incorporate one of the symbols into a Facebook wall post, message, or email, users can simply left-click on their mice, click copy, and paste the symbol into whatever they’re working on.

Symbols can be acquired directly via the web application, and i2Symbol is also available as an extension for Google Chrome and an add-on for Firefox.

Categories of symbols include: most popular, faces, love, emotions,styled characters, flowers, stars, music, geometric shapes, write, weather, office tools, box drawing, zodiac, signs, chess, styled numbers, currency, math, technical, block elements, fractions, arrows, superscripts, punctuation, brackets, religion, subscripts, check marks, cards, hands, and Roman.

Readers, is plain old text still good enough for you on Facebook, or will you try out i2Symbol?