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List of Facebook Shortcut Keys and Facebook Emoticons

Facebook is one of the most browsed website and with 850 Million active users, you can expect how popular this social Networking site is. There are many Facebook shortcut Keys which will help you to browse Fb quickly. Along with Facebook Keyboard shortcuts, I’m also sharing a useful list of Facebook emoticons which you can use to spice your Facebook status updates and chat.

Keyboard shortcuts help you to do things quickly. We have already shared Twitter keyboard shortcuts and now we are sharing a list of Facebook keyboard shortcuts and Facebook emoticons and smiley’s which will help you make most out of Facebook.

Facebook Shortcut Keys:

Go to search box alt + /
Send a new message alt + m
Homepage – alt + 1
Profile page alt + 2
Accept or deny friend request alt + 3
Go to messages page alt + 4
See notifications alt + 5
Go to account settings alt + 6
Go to privacy settings alt + 7
Go to the Facebook fan page alt + 8
See Terms and Conditions of Facebook alt + 9

Facebook Emoticons

This Facebook emoticons list is also helpful for those people who are not aware of the meaning of emoticons. I have added the title and image, so next time if you see emoticons on any IM or on Internet, you will understand the meaning. To use these Fb smileys, all you need to do is use the Key combination as I explained below.

Facebook Emoticons

Smile –

Tongue –

Wink –

Grin –

Curly Lips –

Kiss –

Angry –

Glasses –

Sunglasses –

Confused –

Shark –

Gasp –

Pacman –

Squint –

Devil –

Unsure –

Sad –

Cry –

Chris Putnam –

Robot –

Heart –

Angel –

Kiki –

Penguin –

That’s all what I have got for you in this post, I hope it was useful for you. To use these Fb shortcuts on Firefox you need to use the Shift key with the shortcuts.

Do let us know if you are using these Facebook Shortcut Keys and Facebook emoticons to spice up your FB experience?

Article by Vinayak Nagri

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  • Vijayraj Reddy February 8, 2011, 1:25 pm

    thanks for the shortcuts, i am using it now on my account…

  • Ankit February 8, 2011, 2:55 pm

    Nice compilation,But Key board shortcut is working only if we also use SHIFT button.

    • Ankit February 8, 2011, 2:55 pm

      In Firefox.

      • Vinayak Nagri February 8, 2011, 7:39 pm

        Thanks for that, the post has been edited with this info.

  • Saket Jajodia February 8, 2011, 3:02 pm

    Hey! Thanks so much…
    my fav once are Tongue, Heart and Angel… :p πŸ˜‰

  • mahendra1270 February 8, 2011, 3:09 pm

    Nice work Vinayak I didnt knew most of them

  • Sathish @ TechieMania February 8, 2011, 4:13 pm

    Hey Vinayak, Thanks for sharing these symbols for smileys and emoticons.

  • Seenu February 8, 2011, 7:10 pm

    I know about FB shortcuts. But you have given very large number of emoticons in which some of them are to new me.

  • Sagar Rai February 8, 2011, 8:07 pm

    This is very useful list

  • Randall February 9, 2011, 9:08 am

    I had no idea that there were so many shortcuts on Facebook, This will speed up my posting for sure!!

  • phil February 9, 2011, 9:20 pm

    Here’s a few I use;
    Evil grin >:o>
    evil grin smoking >:o>-~
    evil wink>;o>
    evil half smile >:o?

  • Jasmine February 10, 2011, 8:22 am

    Hi Vinayak,
    Thank you for the shortcuts and emoticons. I eespecially like the emoticons, they are so cute indeed. πŸ™‚

  • Ashwani kumar April 18, 2012, 5:47 pm

    I am very happy to see these emoticons because these are very imaging & helpful

  • Carolyn February 12, 2013, 7:54 am

    A Facebook keystroke for thumbs down???

  • Rameez Ramzan June 1, 2013, 2:16 am

    Indeed, Facebook emotion is tremendous for me because I don’t know about how to use code and where I get code for emotion but this site is fulfill my wish. Thanks for this

  • Geek October 6, 2013, 8:15 pm

    Hi vinayak
    thnx fr d shortcuts..dey r really amazing πŸ™‚

  • Manu Anand December 27, 2013, 7:40 am

    Great job! Thanks so much for your compilation of FB emoticons. Have been wondering how they are done. Now I know! And you are an O:)

  • Payal Bansal February 12, 2014, 6:58 pm

    lolz….. no matter how many stickers FB comes with…. these emoticons are evergreen.
    Love fb poputs πŸ˜›

  • Rajinder Sanwal August 21, 2014, 10:52 am

    I was using FB for more than 3 years but wondered how come these Emoticons are created. This article is a real help for me to learn about the emoticons shortcuts. Good work done. Keep it up.!!!

  • Nathan March 26, 2015, 1:03 am

    I just discovered that hitting the “J” key “jumps” you ahead to the next story or item in your timeline on your computer. Also, I discovered that hitting the “K” key “bacKs” you up to the previous story. Hopefully this is helpful.

  • Matthew September 24, 2015, 5:39 pm

    None of the keyboard shortcuts listed works in Internet Explorer (IE) on Facebook using my PC and Windows 7. For instance, pressing alt + / is supposed to take me to the search box but does nothing, alt + 1, alt + 2, alt + 3, and so on all do nothing in IE. Also, I saw Ankit posted that the keyboard shortcuts only work in Firefox if you press the Shift Key first. This works for most of the shortcuts in Firefox but Shift + Alt + / does nothing, it doesn’t take me to the search box; Shift + Alt + 7 does not take me to my privacy settings, it takes me to my activity log. What am I missing? I’m still left a little confused. Anyway thanks for the link to Facebook tips and tricks and Facebook emoticon list with keyboard combinations. At some point, when I get a chance I may look at all this further and even use it.

  • AppSquadz February 1, 2016, 7:05 pm

    Hi Vinayak Nagri,
    You did a great job Still lots of people are not familiar with these short cuts.
    Thanks for a this useful article.

  • Sheena Bajaj December 19, 2016, 3:25 pm

    thanks for sharing the shortcuts of #facebook. by knowing that shortcuts its easier to operate the facebook without the #mouse. and making my speed faster on social media.
    and i will also promote this to my friends.

  • Princy Yadav May 31, 2017, 4:11 pm

    Hi Great article, They are so cute emoticons.. !! Thanks for the shortcuts key and emoticons.///