How Do You Make a Thumbs-up Symbol on Facebook?

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Emoticons on social media are a great way of expressing a mood or emotion. You can show approval or excitement on Facebook with the thumbs-up emoticon by entering (Y) on your keyboard.

  1. Place your cursor

    To create the thumbs-up symbol on Facebook, click the area where you want the symbol.

  2. Enter the shortcut on your keyboard

    Type the following in your keyboard: open parenthesis, the letter “Y” in caps, and then closed parenthesis. The end result should look like this: (Y).

  3. Click Enter

    Once you have entered the shortcut, hit Enter on your keyboard. Your (Y) should be replaced by the blue thumbs-up emoticon.