In this guide, we'll cover everything you need to know about adding emoticons to Tweets, other social media and emails
Where To Get Symbols For Your Tweets
Why Symbols Sometimes Don't Work
How To Make Tweets Shorter AND Easier To Read
The Big List Of Text Emoticons For Your Tweets
Adding Mini Bar Charts To Tweets ("Sparkbars")
Amazing ASCII Art In Tweets
What Do All Those Symbols Mean, Anyway?
Writing Upside Down, Blacked Out And Other Tricks
Iván Rodríguez (@Ivan_RG) created the ultimate Twitter symbol interface, Twitter Simbols(also available in Spanish). Like my interface, there is a box to type in, but underneath his, he created this beautiful and extensive set of symbols (below) Just click, and they are added to your tweet! Click to try it:
Most advanced of all, though not as convenient as Twitter Simbols, isTwingDings. Here you get various "alphabets" of ACSII art that your text can be converted into, as well as a large collection of symbols and common art combinations.
For your iPhone, there's the very cool tweet symbol composing app calledFeathers, which has alphabets, symbols and many other features...even morse code: