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Google Adds Colorful (and Animated) Emoticons to Gmail!

What's with Google rolling-out all the Gmail upgrades lately? First with the Gmail Mobile Enhancements and now Gmail finally has emoticons? Whatever their reasons, I'm just glad they did!

To start using these colorful cartoons, just click on the smiley face located in the formatting toolbar when you are composing an email (if you don't see it, make sure you have rich formatting turned on and sign out and sign back in), and start clicking away to add wonderful emoticons to your emails!

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pinky-tuscadero pinky-tuscadero 8 years
It's about time! :)
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 8 years
sweet, ill probably never use them but there good to have lol
MissMarisol MissMarisol 8 years
The only reason why my mom wouldn't switch over to Gmail from hotmail was the lack of emoticons. Maybe now I will be able to convince her.
Britney-Kayla Britney-Kayla 8 years
Can't wait to see the new emoticons! I'm going to check my Gmail right now!
dootsie dootsie 8 years
Nooo. I love the emoticons that they used to have. They just appeared as text, then rolled over to make a face. Very cute, simple, and streamlined. Why would they want to look just like every other messenger?
lovely2190 lovely2190 8 years
very cuuute, and that is very good of you hyzenthlay not to use poop to describe somebody only for like a meeting :)
amloveaffair amloveaffair 8 years
psychobabble I'm pretty sure it's supposed to be poop! lol these are cute and I have a gmail account, I just don't like to use it for some reason.
hyzenthlay20 hyzenthlay20 8 years
Hmm . . . I can think of some times that I would use the pile of poop emoticon . . . to describe how a meeting went or something like that. Not for calling names though.
psychobabble psychobabble 8 years
Hah! I am thrilled with this addition! Some of them are pretty funny looking though.. what's up with the brown swirly? I can't think of anyone I'd like to send a pile of poop to...
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