Include an emoji via keyboard shortcut while typing in Windows 10 by using the Windows key together with the period key. Windows key + semicolon is also a valid shortcut.
No keyboard handy? In the right-hand part of the taskbar, there is a small keyboard icon. If that is not visible, you can enable it by right-clicking on the taskbar.
Clicking this taskbar icon enables the touch keyboard, which includes a smiley key that takes you to to the emoji list.
Now, you can express yourself. 🤠