Facebook keyboard Shortcuts


Facebook is a very wide Social Networking Website but there are very few Facebook Keyboard shortcuts for navigation. Before using these Facebook keyboard shortcuts, you should know these shortcuts are operating system and browser specific, not like Twitter keyboard Shortcuts which are same for all browser. However to use them you must know about the modifier keys for your computer.

Modifier keys for different Operating System and Browser to use Facebook Keyboard Shortcuts:

Window Operating System

a) Google Chrome —- Alt + #
b) Mozilla Firefox—– Alt+Shift +#
c) Internet Explorer—– Alt + #

Mac Operating System

a) Google Chrome—- Ctrl+Option +#
b) Mozilla Firefox—– Ctrl +#
c) Safari—————-Ctrl+ Option+#

Facebook keyboard Shortcuts for Quick Access and Navigation
Facebook keyboard Shortcuts for Quick Access and Navigation

Related: Facebook Emoticons or Cool Smileys Codes.

Facebook Keyboard Shortcuts for Navigation:

M : Open a new message
? or /: Go to the Facebook Search
C : Comment when on a story in news feed
J : Scroll between News Feed stories
L: Like or Unlike a selected story
Left and right arrow keys: Skip back and forth between photos
0 : Help Center
1 : Home
2 : Profile / Timeline
3 : Friends
4 : Messages
5 : Notifications
6 : Account Settings
7 : Privacy Settings
8 : Go to the Facebook Page
9 : Legal Facebook Terms and Agreements

Note :

Always use these Facebook keyboard Shortcuts with modifier keys that is in place of #, place these shortcuts.
The numbers mentioned in the shortcuts works when you use the numbers on the top of your keyboard, not the number pad.


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