Keyboard Shortcuts for Facebook and twitter

Keyboard Shortcuts for Facebook and Twitter

Keyboard shortcuts are widely used to complete a task in shorter time. Till now we used keyboard shortcuts only for the operating system to close, minimize, switch between windows and perform similar task. But did you know you can use Keyboard shortcuts for Facebook and Twitter too? It makes the whole feed browsing thing much easier. You can also Like post or Favorite tweet just by pressing a single Key.

Keyboard Shortcuts for Facebook and Twitter

Keyboard Shortcuts for Facebook and twitter

Lets start with Facebook

Keyboard Shortcuts for Facebook and twitter

Like button keyboard

The keyboard shortcuts differ depending on which browser you are using. So find the right combination of keys from the list given below.

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

Time to replace ‘#’ with the suitable access keys

  • 0 – Help
  • 1 – Home
  • 2 – Timeline
  • 3 – Friends
  • 4 – Inbox
  • 5 – Notifications
  • 6 – Settings
  • 7 – Activity Log
  • 8 – About
  • 9 – Terms

Keyboard shortcuts for browsing through News Feed

  • j and k – Scroll between News Feed stories
  • enter/return – See more of the selected story
  • p – Post a new status
  • l – Like or unlike the selected story
  • c – Comment on the selected story
  • s – Share the selected story
  • o – Open an attachment from the selected story
  • / – Search
  • q – Search chat contacts
  • ? – Open a list of these keyboard shortcuts while in News Feed

If you didn’t know, Facebook also has a separate Web Messenger. There are keyboard shortcuts available for Web messenger too.

  • CTRL + g – Search conversations
  • CTRL + q – Show/hide keyboard shortcuts
  • CTRL + Delete – Archive/unarchive conversation
  • CTRL + j – Mark as spam
  • CTRL + m – Start a new message
  • CTRL + i – Go to Inbox
  • CTRL + u – Go to Other

Lets move on to Twitter

Here is the list of Keyboard Shortcuts for Twitter. Remember to Favorite, Reply or Retweet you need to select or highlight the tweet first using J or K key. In twitter you don’t need to use special keys like SHIFT, CTRL, ALT, OPT. Instead you can use combination of alphabets like G+H or GH to navigate to home.

Keyboard Shortcuts for Facebook and twitter

Twitter Keyboard Shortcuts List

You can also find this list in your own account by clicking on your profile picture -> Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts for Facebook and twitter

Twitter keyboard shortcuts option

So these were some keyboard shortcuts for Facebook and Twitter that can make your life easier on Social Network. Let us know if this article proved to be useful to you and which is your favourite shortcut, through the comment section below. If you think I missed any shortcut do mention it in the comments.

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Whatsapp is DOWN!!! [Breaking News] [Update-Restored after 3 hours]

Update- Whatsapp services are now restored after being down for more than 3 hours. The servers may be down for maintenance,

The great messaging app which Facebook bought for $19bn is now down after few days. Whatsapp is down for about past half an hour. No users are able to send or receive messages due to the connection failure. It just keep showing that whatsapp failed to connect, please try again, when i tried to change privacy settings.

Whatsapp down

Whatsapp failed to connect

According to BGR India, they have confirmed the news that whatsapp is facing some connection issues right now. We still have no news that how much time it would take to restore the service. Is this what we expect from Facebook, after recently purchasing the company for a whooping $19bn. Without whatsapp it just feel that we are disconnected from the outside world.

Till then checkout

Latest update allows to hide last seen in Whatsapp

Are you facing the same issues?? What are your views on this, let us know through the comment section below.


Use Facebook without internet on mobile

Most of us use Facebook everyday as a social networking. So basically you need to have a internet connection to login to your Facebook account. So what about those people who don’t have a internet connection?? or those who have stone age phones like Nokia 1100 which even don’t have gprs connection?? So there is a solution for such people also. So lets see how to use Facebook without internet on mobile.

Just follow the steps given below. And let me clarify that this is a Officially legal method. There is nothing like hacking trick or something.

Use Facebook without Internet on Mobile?

Note: This service is currently available on Airtel, Aircel, Uninor, Idea, Videocon, Loop mobile and Tata Docomo (India)

  1. Just dial *325# from your mobile. Then you will receive a message something like this:
    Welcome to Facebook by Fonetwish.
    Your request has been accepted.
    We will shortly send you a menu,
    please exit this message.

  2. So your message may be similar to the above one or may be not, that doesn’t matter. So now just wait for the login screen.
  3. Now after few seconds it will ask you your email id and password. Just enter the correct credentials and login.
  4. And so in this menu driven program, you can do may things on Facebook like write status, see message etc.
  5. Along with this, you will get message of birthday reminders that too for FREE.
  6. If you want to access all the features, then you can subscribe to one day pack for Re.1

You can check more info about this service on FONETWISH.

If you have any doubt regarding this method, then do post it in the comment section below. Or you can also drop a mail using contact me form.

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