- Place your cursor
To create the thumbs-up symbol on Facebook, click the area where you want the symbol.
- Enter the shortcut on your keyboard
Type the following in your keyboard: open parenthesis, the letter "Y" in caps, and then closed parenthesis. The end result should look like this: (Y).
- Click Enter
Once you have entered the shortcut, hit Enter on your keyboard. Your (Y) should be replaced by the blue thumbs-up emoticon.