A friend of mine recently translated a Japanese article from Japan's October issue of An An magazine and sent her a tweet in English telling her that it was completed. The author replied with the following tweet: (^з^)-☆ ば
I have only been studying Japanese online for less than a year, and can't make any sense of her response. When I look it up in the Japanese to English dictionary, it refers to location, which doesn't make sense.
Can anyone help?