There are several methods of creating a facepalm emoticon to express frustration or embarrassment, such as HTML codes, copy and paste symbols and keyboard symbol methods. One general way to create a facepalm emoticon is by using (-_Q) or m-/ or copying and pasting this symbol, (???).
A facepalm emoticon is a perfect way to express emotions when using technology that can make it hard to get a person's feelings across to the conversation recipient. Some individuals just note the word "facepalm" instead of using one of the emoticons. The Captain Picard facepalm is a very popular meme used online.