How to Make a Heart on Facebook

Three Methods:Simple Pink HeartEmoji HeartOld-School Techniques

Making a heart on Facebook is a fun way to express your undying love and affection - whether it's for your significant other, best friend, or just a picture of a really cute puppy. There are several easy ways to make this universal symbol of care and romance, all of which take approximately two seconds! See Step 1 below to get started.

Method 1
Simple Pink Heart

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    Write <3. Then press enter. Once published, your <3 will be replaced with a pink colored ♥.

Method 2
Emoji Heart

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    Use heart-shaped emoji. Not everyone will believe it, but the icons you see in Step 2 below are actually hidden heart-shaped emoji.
    • If you're a Chrome user, you will see plain black squares, and if you're a Firefox, IE or Safari user, you will see plain black hearts.
    • All you need to do is copy the square/heart you want and paste it into a Facebook post or comment.
    • Once you post your comment, it will magically turn into one of the hearts described below.
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    Copy and paste a pre-typed heart. You can use one of the following:
    • Beating Heart--💓
    • Broken Heart-- 💔
    • Sparkling Heart--💖
    • Growing Heart--💗
    • Heart with Arrow/ Fall in Love--💘
    • Blue Heart--💙
    • Green Heart--💚
    • Yellow Heart--💛
    • Red Heart--❤️
    • Purple Heart --💜
    • Heart with Ribbon--💝

Method 3
Old-School Techniques

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    Use the Character Map on a PC. This will give you access to a wide array of symbols, hearts, skulls, and much more. Simply open Character Map, and click on the desired symbol.
    • You can open character map on Windows XP, Windows 7 or Windows 8 by going to the start menu and looking under All Programs → Accessories → System Tools → Character Map.
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    Use Character Viewer on a Mac. Click on the Character Viewer icon on the menubar, and pick a character set from the left-hand sidebar.
    • For example, pictographs contain the heart symbol in both black and white. Click on either, and a list of variations will appear on the right.
    • Right-click on the desired heart variation and copy to the clipboard.
    • Paste into Facebook, and delete the extra font information, leaving only the heart.
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    Use the Alt-codes on a PC. This technique will work on most computers running Windows. Simply hold the Alt key + 3, and when you post your status or chat, the heart symbol appears.
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    Try Shift + Ins. For some computers, another combination will work. Press down Shift and Ins at the same time, which will make the ♥ symbol.

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