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Social Media Keyboard Shortcuts

Friday, December 17th, 2010 by | Filed Under: Social Networking, Uncategorized, Using The Internet

With all of the social media schtuff going on, I thought that people who “Tweet” and post schtuff to Facebook and strut their videos for YouTube and blog and share photos might like some keyboard shortcuts, so I looked and looked, found some, and now they’re yours.

Blogger Keyboard Shortcuts
Ctrl + BBold Text
Ctrl + IItalic Text
Ctrl + UUnderline Text
Ctrl + LBlockquote (Edit HTML mode only)
Ctrl + ZUndo Last Operation
Ctrl + YRedo Last Operation
Ctrl + Shift + AInsert Hyperlink
Ctrl + Shift + PPreview Post
Ctrl + DSave as Draft
Ctrl + PPublish Post
Ctrl + SAutosave
Ctrl + GIndic Transliteration

Facebook Keyboard Shortcuts

Alt+1Home Page
Alt+2Your Profile
Alt+3Pending Friend Requests
Alt+4Inbox (messages)
Alt+6My Account
Alt+7Privacy Settings
Alt+8Facebook Fan Page
Alt+9Terms and Conditions Page
Alt+0Help Center

Flickr Keyboard Shortcuts

Alt+Shift+nthe next page
Alt+Shift+pthe previous page
Alt+Shift+<</strong>for the first page
Alt+Shift+>for the last page

Flickr Built-In Slideshow Shortcuts

Space =Toggle play/pause
Right-arrowOne photo to the right
Left-arrowOne photo to the left
Up-arrowInfo on
Down-arrowInfo off
iInfo toggle on/off
pOpen photo page
mOpen photostream
< (or) >Scroll Description

Twitter Shortcuts

@username + messageMessage to another user; Twitter saves in their replies tab.
D username + messageSends private message to another user’s device, which saves in their web archive.
WHOIS usernameRetrieves a profile from any public user.
GET usernameReceives that latest Twitter updates.
NUDGE usernameRemind friend to update status as to what they’re doing for you.
FAV usernameMarks a person’s last Twitter as a favorite
STATSReturns the number of your followers, how many you’re following, and your bio information.
INVITE phone numberSends and SMS invite to a person’s mobile phone.

YouTube Keyboard Shortcuts

SpacebarPlay or Pause a video
Left ArrowRewind
Right ArrowFast forward
Up ArrowIncrease Volume
Down ArrowDecrease Volume
F keyFull screen view
Esc keyExit full screen view


~Lori Cline

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