How to Turn Facebook Profile Pics Into Emoticons

  • 1. Mini Profile Pic Emoticons

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    You can create teeny-weeny, adorable emoticons from anyone’s Facebook profile pic.

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  • 2. Personal Accounts

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    You can make mini people emoticons from personal accounts…

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  • 3. Brands

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    …mention brands using their logos…

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  • 4. Pages

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    …and give Facebook Pages a pictorial mention, too.

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  • 5. Making Mentions

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    To make a profile pic emoticon for chat, go to the Facebook profile page of the person or brand.

    Look for the personalized part of the URL; you’ll need to copy the relevant part (highlighted in our exmaples).

    If an individual has claimed his or her personlized URL, you need to copy that exactly. If their URLs have random number strings, it will look like the example at the bottom.

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  • 6. Inserting in Chat

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    To create the profile pic emoticon in chat, paste the personalized part of the URL and surround it in double box brackets like [[this]].

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  • 7. Emoticon-Tastic

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    A mini version of the person or page’s profile pic will then appear as a tiny icon, within your chat conversation. Cool, huh?

    Do you have any clever, witty or amusing examples of profile pic emoticons? Screengrab and share in the comments below.

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[Source: Mashable]

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