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How to make a piggy face using computer keyboard symbols

Emoticons are images created with standard keyboard sequences. It can be difficult to infer emotion and humour in electronic communication, and the use of emoticons has become popular for adding humour--such as pig faces and other animals--to communications. There are many different approaches to creating pig faces. Choose the one that suits your personality.

Press the “=” sign, followed by “8” then “)” to create “=8)”.

Press “:”, then “@” and “)” to produce “:@)”.

Enter “(“, “^”, “@”, “^”, “)” and “~” for a final product of “(^@^)~”.

Create a simple pig by entering “:”, “(“, “:” and “)” for “:(:)”.

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