Use a Profile Picture as Smiley on Facebook Chat

Smiley ThumbnailMost of us are familiar with key combinations like “:)”, “:D”, and “:P”. They create smileys and correspond to ???? ???? and ???? respectively. While these are the three common ones, there are N number of smileys or emoticons that we see and use in our day-to-day chatting.

We have an interesting trick for all our Facebook readers. And the trick is to use your own or any of your friends’ profile display picture as a smiley. Yes, you read it right. At the end of this post you will be able to shock your friends by sending anybody’s profile picture as a smiley.

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To do that, navigate to the profile of the person whose image you want to use as a smiley. Copy the profile id from the browser URL. Say for example, is the URL. Then you would need to copy profileid.

Now, get back to the chat window and type [[profileid]]. I repeat. Open two square brackets followed by the profile ID and then close two square brackets. Hit Enter and see the magic happen! Go on, surprise your friends.

Last updated on 03 February, 2022

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