36 Awesome Keyboard Shortcuts for Facebook and Twitter

September 23rd 2013 | Now Trending

 Shortcuts for Facebook and Twitter

Ladies and gentlemen, please prepare your bookmarking. We’re about to share information that will greatly improve your life (or your social media life, at least).

Practically everyone is active on Facebook or on Twitter or on both, yet not many people are aware that you can use keyboard shortcuts and make your activity on these networks much easier!  Before your next Facebook/Twitter session, have a look at these super useful shortcuts:

Facebook

Keyboard shortcuts for Facebook

Here’s a little index to help you figure out the shortcut structure for your favorite browser:

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

Add the following keys to complete: 

  • 1 – Facebook’s homepage
  • 2 – Your Timeline
  • 3 – Friends’ list
  • 4 – Inbox
  • 5 – Notifications
  • 6 – Account settings
  • 7 – Privacy settings
  • 8 – About page
  • 9 – Facebook’s terms & conditions
  • J- Go to next story on News Feed
  • K – Go to previous story on News Feed
  • C – Comment on a story
  • L – like or unlike a story
  • M – Compose new message
  • Q – Search for a friend to chat with

 

Twitter

Keyboard shortcuts for Twitter

On Twitter, you don’t need to use ctrl or command to perform shortcuts. If you want to perform an action on a specific tweet (reply, retweet, etc.), just make sure that you navigated to it and that it’s marked.

Navigation:

  • . – Load new tweets
  • / – Search tweets
  • J – Go to next tweet
  • K – Go to previous tweet
  • Space – Page down
  • GH – Go to Home
  • GP – Go to your profile
  • GL – Go to your Lists
  • GF – Go to your Favorites
  • GM – Go to your messages
  • GU – Go to a person’s profile
  • GS – Go to your settings
  • GA – Go to Activity page
  • GC – Go to Interaction page

Actions:

  • N – Write new tweet
  • R – Reply to tweet
  • T – Retweet
  • F – Favorite
  • M – Write direct message
  • B – Block user
  • U – Unblock user

 

Did we miss anything? Comment and add your secret shortcuts.


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