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Did you know Facebook offers an entire range of keyboard shortcuts, designed for keyboard-only users?

You can easily navigate the social network like a ninja once you’ve learned a few simple commands.

Take a look through our quick and easy guide to get you started. Please share in the comments below any other time-saving Facebook shortcuts you know.

The shortcuts are browser-specific, so you’ll need to memorize the relevant key sequence for the browser you use from the list below.

Internet Explorer for PC: Alt + [key stroke], then Enter

Firefox for PC: Shift + Alt + [key stroke]

Firefox for Mac: CMD + [key stroke]

Safari for Mac: CMD + [key stroke]

Chrome: Ctrl + Alt + [key stroke]


Then it’s just a matter of adding those different key strokes to navigate the following pages:

/ = Search

0 = Help

1 = Home

2 = Timeline

3 = Friends

4 = Inbox

5 = Notifications

6 = Account Settings

7 = Privacy

8 = About

9 = Terms

There are also action shortcuts, as follows:

c = comment when on a story in your News Feed

j and k = scroll between News Feed stories

l = like or unlike a selected story

m = new message


Will you find these useful? Got any other Facebook ninja tips and tricks to share?