How to disable emoticons (Smileys) in Yahoo Messenger?
If you don't love Smiley's (Emoticons), don't worry, you can disable Emoticons in Yahoo Messenger, there is a procedure for it. The steps of the procedure are as follows
Click on Messenger
Click on Preferences
Click on Messages
Uncheck "Enable Emoticons" in Right Pane
Click Apply>> OK
This is all you need to do to disable Emoticons in Yahoo Messenger.