167 Symbols to Spice Up Your Twitter and Facebook Updates ♫✞★♥☺ –

Posted: June 27, 2014 in My Advice Column!, Technology
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You’ve probably seen a few fun symbols like musical notes ♫, smiley faces ☺, or hearts ♥ posted to Facebook or Twitter. But did you know there are dozens of interesting, non-alpha-numeric characters you can use in status updates and tweets?

Here are 167 of them I found…

Weather/Astrological

  1. ☀ – sunshine – sun
  2. ☼ – sunburst
  3. ☉ – sun
  4. ☁ – cloudy – cloud – dark cloud
  5. ☂ – raining – rain – umbrella
  6. ☃ – snow – snowman
  7. ☄ – shooting star
  8. ★ – star solid
  9. ☆ – star outline
  10. ☽ – waxing crescent moon
  11. ☾ – waning crescent moon
  12. ☇ – lightning
  13. ☈ – thunderstorm
  14. ° – degree – e.g. 45°
  15. ℃ – Celsius
  16. ℉ – Fahrenheit
  17. ♈ – Aries
  18. ♉ – Taurus
  19. ♊ – Gemini
  20. ♋ – Cancer
  21. ♌ – Leo
  22. ♍ – Virgo
  23. ♎ – Libra
  24. ♏ – Scorpio
  25. ♐ – Sagitarius
  26. ♑ – Capricorn
  27. ♒ – Aquarius
  28. ♓ – Pisces

Money

  1. ¢ – cent
  2. £ – pound
  3. ¤ – currency
  4. ¥ – yen
  5. € – euro sign

Publishing & Punctuation

  1. § – section
  2. © – copyright
  3. ℗ – Sound Recording Copyright
  4. ® – registered trademark
  5. ™ – trademark
  6. ℠ – Service Mark
  7. ¹ – superscript 1
  8. ² – superscript 2
  9. ³ – superscript 3
  10. · – middle dot
  11. • – bullet = black small circle
  12. ¸ – spacing cedilla
  13. ‼ – bang bang, or two exclamation points…it’s one character
  14. ¶ – paragraph symbol)
  15. ¿ – inverted question mark
  16. ℅ – care of

Math

  1. ① – 1 in a circle
  2. ② – 2 in a circle
  3. ③ – 3 in a circle
  4. ④ – 4 in a circle
  5. ⑤ – 5 in a circle
  6. ⑥ – 6 in a circle
  7. ⑦ – 7 in a circle
  8. ⑧ – 8 in a circle
  9. ⑨ – 9 in a circle
  10. ⑩ – 10 in a circle
  11. ¼ – fraction 1/4
  12. ½ – fraction 1/2
  13. ¾ – fraction 3/4
  14. × – multiplication
  15. ✕ – multiplication sign X
  16. ✖ – heavy multiplication sign X
  17. ÷ – division
  18. № – numero symbol – number sign

Checks & Checkboxes

  1. ✓ – check mark
  2. ✔ – heavy check mark
  3. ✗ – ballot X
  4. ✘ – heavy ballot X
  5. ☐ – check box
  6. ☑ – check box check mark
  7. ☒ – ballot box with X

Arrows

  1. ► (black triangle pointing right)
  2. ◄ (black triangle pointing left)
  3. ↕ (up and down arrows)
  4. ☚ – left-pointing index finger
  5. ☛ – right-pointing index finger
  6. ☜ – left-pointing index finger
  7. ☝ – upwards pointing index finger
  8. ☞ – right pointing index finger
  9. ☟ – downwards pointing index finger

Smilies

  1. ☹ – frowning face
  2. ☺ – smiley face
  3. ☻ – black smiley face

Chess & Cards

  1. ♔ – White King
  2. ♕ – White Queen
  3. ♖ – White Rook
  4. ♗ – White Bishop
  5. ♘ – White Knight
  6. ♙ – White Pawn
  7. ♚ – Black King
  8. ♛ – Black Queen
  9. ♜ – Black Rook
  10. ♝ – Black Bishop
  11. ♞ – Black Knight
  12. ♟ – Black Pawn
  13. ♠ – black spade suit
  14. ♢ – red diamond suit
  15. ♣ – black club suit = shamrock
  16. ♤ – red spade suit
  17. ♥ – black heart suit = valentine
  18. ♦ – black diamond suit
  19. ♧ – red club suit

Music

  1. ♩ – musical quarter note
  2. ♪ – musical eighth note
  3. ♫ – musical single bar note
  4. ♬ – musical double bar note
  5. ♭ – flat note
  6. ♮ – natural note
  7. ♯ – sharp note

Scissors & pencils

  1. ✁ – cut above
  2. ✂ – cut here
  3. ✃ – cut below
  4. ✄ – scissors
  5. ✍ – signature – sign here
  6. ✎ – pencil diagonal down
  7. ✏ – pencil
  8. ✐ – pencil diagonal up

Crosses & Religious Symbols

  1. ✝ – Latin Roman Cross
  2. ✞ – Latin Cross 3D shadow
  3. ✟ – Latin Cross outline
  4. ✠ – Maltese Cross
  5. ☓ – St. Andrew’s Cross
  6. ✡ – Star of David

Pipes and Wallpaper

  1. ╣– T pipe
  2. ║– straight pipe
  3. ╗– left elbow pipe
  4. ╝–right elbow pipe
  5. ░ – light wallpaper
  6. ▒ – medium light wallpaper
  7. ▓ – medium wallpaper
  8. █ – dark wallpaper
  9. ▄ – half wallpaper

Misc

  1. ♂ – Male
  2. ♀ – Female
  3. � – black diamond with question mark)
  4. ◘ – block with white circle)
  5. ◙ – block with filled white circle)
  6. ◊ – lozenge
  7. ℞ – Prescription Take pharmaceutical symbol
  8. Ω – Ohm
  9. ℧ – Inverted Ohm
  10. ☊ – ascending node
  11. ☋ – descending node
  12. ☌ – conjunction
  13. ☍ – opposition
  14. ☎ – phone
  15. ☏ – phone symbol outline
  16. ✆ – public pay phone
  17. ✇ – film reel – tape spool
  18. ✈ – airport jet airplane
  19. ✉ – envelope mail email
  20. ✌ – victory sign
  21. ♨ – hot springs
  22. ☠ – skull & crossbones
  23. ☡ – caution sign
  24. ☢ – radioactive sign
  25. ☣ – biohazard sign
  26. ☮ – peace sign
  27. ☯ – yin & yang
  28. ஓ – I have no idea???
  29. ๑ – swirl
  30. ۩ – birdhouse?
  31. ۞ – 8 point star
  32. εїз – butterfly, not actually 1 symbol but 3 combined.

Know of any I missed? Got any favorites?

The easiest way to put one of these symbols into a post/tweet, is to highlight it with your mouse, hit control-c to copy, click into the status update/tweet you’re writing and hit control-v to paste. So, you might want to bookmark this post so you can quickly add symbols to any posts/tweets from now on.

– See more at: http://blog.ourchurch.com/2010/10/22/167-symbols-spice-up-your-twitter-facebook-updates-2/#sthash.B3ciGY7d.dpuf

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