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Emoticon is used as alternatives to non verbal gestures such as demure glances and eyebrow flashes which are not easily replicated online (Whitty, 2003).
Key words: semiotics, Kaskus, emotion, icon, emoticon, Kaskus emoticon Nowadays, internet has developed into an effective and global media as a communication tool.
Noticed from the official website Kaskus-The Largest Indonesian Community: Kaskus Forum-Online Community #1 for Indonesian Community, Kaskus has two main forums on it; namely custom forum and trading forum.
Each forum has its own sub-forums with their typical characteristics, from ordinary thing until the extraordinary one.
The custom forum is divided into several sub-forums where the user-which is called "kaskuser", shares everything.
Based on observation among the kaskusers, the most popular forum is CAS-CIS-CUS, in which the kaskusers there can share anything, from the latest news and gossips to their problems.
Lawson and Leck (2006) observe that emoticon is used to compensate the lack of non verbal and para verbal cues.