Users can find animated emoticons online on websites such as AllSmileys.com, Symbols-N-Emoticons.com and SmilieIcons.com. These websites don?t require users to register an account before using the emoticons, and they provide an option to embed the available emoticons directly into forum messages or share them via social networks.
On AllSmileys.com, users can click on the Copy to Clipboard bar below the desired emoticon to get the bulletin board code necessary to post the emoticon in forum posts. On Symbols-N-Emoticons.com, users can preview the animation by clicking on the Play button, share them on their Facebook timelines or send them as part of a message. Users can save the animated emoticons on SmilieIcons.com as GIF files or use them directly in messages sent via smartphones.