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Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

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Now use your Facebook account more efficiently than before with Facebook keyboard shortcuts

facebook keyboard shortcuts

As we all use shortcut keys while using our PC’s, we can also use few keyboard shortcuts for efficient use of our Facebook account as many of us will be roaming in Facebook world no matter when and where we are.These keyboard shortcuts vary with the browser we are using.

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Since the access keys are browser specific, please refer below for your specific browser.

 

Internet Explorer for PC Firefox for PC Chrome Safari for Mac Firefox for Mac
Search Alt + /,then Enter Shift + Alt + / Ctrl + Alt + / Ctrl + / Ctrl + /
Focus on the text box when making a post Alt + Enter,then Enter Shift + Alt + Enter Ctrl + Alt + Enter Ctrl + Enter Ctrl + Enter
Help Center Alt + 0,then Enter Shift + Alt + 0 Ctrl + Alt + 0 Ctrl + 0 Ctrl + 0
Home Alt + 1,then Enter Shift + Alt + 1 Ctrl + Alt + 1 Ctrl + 1 Ctrl + 1
Timeline / Profile Page Alt + 2,then Enter Shift + Alt + 2 Ctrl + Alt + 2 Ctrl + 2 Ctrl + 2
Friend request Alt + 3,then Enter Shift + Alt + 3 Ctrl + Alt + 3 Ctrl + 3 Ctrl + 3
Your  inbox Alt + 4,then Enter Shift + Alt + 4 Ctrl + Alt + 4 Ctrl + 4 Ctrl + 4
Notifications Alt + 5,then Enter Shift + Alt + 5 Ctrl + Alt + 5 Ctrl + 5 Ctrl + 5
Account Settings Alt + 6,then Enter Shift + Alt + 6 Ctrl + Alt + 6 Ctrl + 6 Ctrl + 6
Privacy Settings Alt + 7,then Enter Shift + Alt + 7 Ctrl + Alt + 7 Ctrl + 7 Ctrl + 7
About Alt + 8,then Enter Shift + Alt + 8 Ctrl + Alt + 8 Ctrl + 8 Ctrl + 8
Terms Alt + 9,then Enter Shift + Alt + 9 Ctrl + Alt + 9 Ctrl + 9 Ctrl + 9
Comment on a selected story Alt + c,then Enter Shift + Alt + c Ctrl + Alt + c Ctrl + c Ctrl + c
Scroll between News Feed stories Alt + j and k ,then Enter Shift + Alt + j and k  Ctrl + Alt + j and k  Ctrl + j and k  Ctrl + j and k 
like or unlike a selected story Alt + l ,then Enter Shift + Alt + l Ctrl + Alt + l Ctrl + l Ctrl + l
New Message Alt + m,then Enter Shift + Alt + m Ctrl + Alt + m Ctrl + m Ctrl + m
News Feed – keyboard shortcuts

  • q – search for a friend you want to chat with.
  • Enter – Focus on the text box whenever you make a post.
  • j and k – scroll between News Feed stories. Up and down arrows will also work once you’ve started with j or k.
  • c – comment on a selected story.This only works on single stories that aren’t about aggregate actions from multiple people or Pages.

List of Facebook emoticons and their shortcut codes: 

Emoticon

Shortcut Code

Description

 facebook emoticon-smile

:-) :) :] =)

Smile

 sad - facebook emoticons

:-( :( :[ =(

Sad

 tongue - facebook emoticon

:-P :P :-p :p

Tongue

 grin-  facebook emoticon

:-D :D =D

Grin

 gasp-  facebook emoticon

-O :O :-o :o

Gasp

 grumpy-  facebook emoticon

>:-(  >:(

Grumpy

 wink-  facebook emoticon

;-)  ;)

Wink

 unsure-  facebook emoticon

:-/  :/  :-\  :\

Unsure

 cry-  facebook emoticon

:’(

Cry

 kiss-  facebook emoticon

:-*  :*

Kiss

 kiki-  facebook emoticon

^_^

Kiki

 squint-  facebook emoticon

-_-

Squint

 confuse-  facebook emoticon

o.O O.o

Confuse

 upset-  facebook emoticon

>-:O >:O >-:o >:o

Upset

 pacman-  facebook emoticon

:v

Pacman

 catlike-  facebook emoticon

:3

Cat like

 glasses-  facebook emoticon

8-) 8) B-) B)

Glasses

 sunglasses-  facebook emoticon

8-| 8| B-) B|

Sunglasses

 embarrassed-  facebook emoticon

:$

Embarrassed

 angel-  facebook emoticon

O:-) O:)

Angel

 devil-  facebook emoticon

3:-) 3:)

Devil

 heart-  facebook emoticon

<3

Heart

 robot-  facebook emoticon

:|]

Robot

 chris putnam-  facebook emoticon

:putnam:

Chris Putnam

 shark-  facebook emoticon

(^^^)

Shark

 penguin-  facebook emoticon

<(“)

Penguin

 like button-  facebook emoticon

(y)

Like

 poop-  facebook emoticon

:poop:

Poop

Type the above codes and press enter to show them up and remember that the shortcut codes are case sensitive.Below are few more emoticon charts.Just enter these codes into chat box and press enter.

more emoticons

facebook emoticons

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