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Friday, October 24, 2008

Finally Gmail Got Smileys (Emoticons)

Almost a year back, Gmail has added emotions to Gmail's built-in chat. However yesterday gmail team announced the addition of smileys or better known as emoticons to Gmail.

In order to use this feature, you must have to compose an email with rich text formatting enabled. Below is a screen shot of how it looks like in a Gmail compose screen:

No more will you have to settle for a ;) when you can have a. Out with the "XOXO" and in with the. And of course, when the bad news smells really bad, transcends all words.
So raise yourand welcome in the colorful new world of Gmail

Team has also added a whole new set for of smileys to Gtalk.

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