9 Facebook Shortcuts That Would Make You a Better Facebooker

Facebook Shortcuts That Would Make You Better Using Facebook —When you press Control A on a document, all are highlighted in a second, and press Control C, all are copied in a second, and press Control V, all are pasted in a second – – only with keyboard shortcuts can that feast be acheived within seconds. If you are to do the copy-paste process in the conventional way, you would be spending more seconds than using the shortcut keys.

But what if you also use Facebook shortcuts, and by pressing a combination of keys, a task is completed? That will be good right? That will make you a better Facebooker, and use the social network like never before.Facebook shortcuts

In this article, I have listed out 9 Facebook shortcuts that if incorporated into your facebooking, it would improve your efficiency with the social network.

Let’s go through the shortcuts.

Useful Facebook Shortcuts And Their Function

Facebook shortcuts work by pressing command key(s) on the computer plus a number or a letter; however different browsers have different command key(s) that initiate the shortcut command. Also, as it should be expected, the command keys on a Mac are different from that of Windows PC.

Below are the command keys for each browser on each of the operating systems. You don’t have to memorize for all the browsers and OSes: just memorize the command for your favourite browser and OS.

Facebook Shortcut Command Keys

  • Internet Explorer/Microsoft Edge for PC: Alt + #, then Enter
  • Firefox for PC: Shift + Alt + #
  • Firefox for Mac: Ctrl + Opt + #
  • Chrome for PC: Alt + #
  • Chrome for Mac: Ctrl + Opt + #
  • Safari for Mac: Ctrl + Opt + #

Replace the # sign in the above command keys with numbers and letter below for the command you want to run on Facebook.

  • Command Key + 0 = Takes you to Help.
  • Command Key + 1 = Takes you to Facebook Home, from any Facebook page.
  • Command Key + 2 = Takes you to your Timeline.
  • Command Key + 3 = Takes you to your Friends list, where you will see old friends and incoming friend requests.
  • Command Key + 4 = Opens your full Inbox.
  • Command Key + 5 = Opens all your Notifications.
  • Command Key + 6 = Opens Facebook Settings.
  • Command Key + 7 = Shows your Activity Log (a list of all the activities you carried out on Facebook).
  • Command Key + m= Opens message box to send a new message.

As an example, if I’m browsing Facebook, using Google Chrome, and I want to go straight to my Facebook Settings, all I need to press on my keyboard is Alt + 6 and my Settings page would be loaded.

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It’s as simple as that; if you are someone that does a lot of facebooking on your computer, incorporating these Facebook shortcuts would save you lot of time, just as copy-paste and other Windows shortcuts save our time and help to do things faster.

Have any issue with any of the Facebook shortcuts? Drop it in the comment box for response. 

Posted by Adedapo Olatunde

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