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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

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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

 Smile Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

:-) :) :] =)

Smile

 Sad Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

:-( :( :[ =(

Sad

 Tongue Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

:-P :P :-p :p

Tongue

 Grin Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

:-D :D =D

Grin

 Gasp Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

-O :O :-o :o

Gasp

 Grumpy Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

>:-(  >:(

Grumpy

 Wink Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

;-)  ;)

Wink

 unsure Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

:-/  :/  :-\  :\

Unsure

 cry Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

:’(

Cry

 kiss Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

:-*  :*

Kiss

 kiki Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

^_^

Kiki

 squint Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

-_-

Squint

 confuse Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

o.O O.o

Confuse

 upset Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

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

Upset

 pacman Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

:v

Pacman

 catlike Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

:3

Cat like

 glasses Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

8-) 8) B-) B)

Glasses

 sunglasses Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

8-| 8| B-) B|

Sunglasses

 embarrassed Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

:$

Embarrassed

 angel Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

O:-) O:)

Angel

 devil Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

3:-) 3:)

Devil

 heart Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

<3

Heart

 robot Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

:|]

Robot

 chris putnam Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

:putnam:

Chris Putnam

 shark Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

(^^^)

Shark

 penguin Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

<(“)

Penguin

 like Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

(y)

Like

 poop Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons

: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.

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