Your BlackBerry device includes the Messenger application for texting. Messenger includes several standard emoticons. You can also get supplemental packs of BlackBerry Messenger emoticons through BlackBerry App World. Whenever you upgrade your BlackBerry’s operating system is upgraded, the BlackBerry Messenger application is also upgraded; new and different icons often come along with your upgrade. You can get even more emoticons through third-party websites. Be cautious about downloading software from unknown sources.
What Are Emoticons?
Emoticons were originally used in plain text messages where the writer of the message attempted to convey a mood with a graphic representation using letters, numbers, symbols and punctuation. Over time, emoticons have evolved into tiny graphic images that may convey a mood, post as a small sign or simply display a picture of an animal, person or object.