Insert Profile Photos as Emoticons in Facebook Chat – Facebook Easter Egg

Facebook LogoIn this New Year Season, it is not Google who come up with an easter egg, but Facebook following the path of Google gives a surprise Easter Eggs to its users. This Facebook easter egg lets users add profile photos in their Facebook chat messages.

To see this, all the Facebook users need to do is put the [[username]] into the chat message, send it and they will see the text replaced with the profile image. Though the image appears is quite small like an emoticon, but it’s cool.

How to send profile pictures in Facebook Chat:

  1. Go to any profile page that you want to use as an emoticon in your Facebook chat.
  2. Take a look at the URL. You will find the username or profile ID at the end of the URL. For instance, if you will go to my profile, the URL appear will be: However in some cases, you will find the name instead of an ID number such as
  3. Put the name or number in double brackets like [[109042787027351]] in case of the first URL, and [[xyz]] for the second URL
  4. Enter the same into your Facebook Chat. When you will send it, the bracketed number or letters will replaced with the profile image.

Now stop playing with ‘Do a Barrel Roll‘ and ‘Let it Snow’ easter Eggs from Google and it is time for Facebook easter eggs. Surprise your friends by sending them their profile picture in chat. [source]

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