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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 + B Bold Text
Ctrl + I Italic Text
Ctrl + U Underline Text
Ctrl + L Blockquote (Edit HTML mode only)
Ctrl + Z Undo Last Operation
Ctrl + Y Redo Last Operation
Ctrl + Shift + A Insert Hyperlink
Ctrl + Shift + P Preview Post
Ctrl + D Save as Draft
Ctrl + P Publish Post
Ctrl + S Autosave
Ctrl + G Indic Transliteration

Facebook Keyboard Shortcuts

Alt+1 Home Page
Alt+2 Your Profile
Alt+3 Pending Friend Requests
Alt+4 Inbox (messages)
Alt+5 Notifications
Alt+6 My Account
Alt+7 Privacy Settings
Alt+8 Facebook Fan Page
Alt+9 Terms and Conditions Page
Alt+0 Help Center

Flickr Keyboard Shortcuts

Alt+Shift+n the next page
Alt+Shift+p the 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-arrow One photo to the right
Left-arrow One photo to the left
Up-arrow Info on
Down-arrow Info off
i Info toggle on/off
p Open photo page
m Open photostream
< (or) > Scroll Description

Twitter Shortcuts

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

YouTube Keyboard Shortcuts

Spacebar Play or Pause a video
Left Arrow Rewind
Right Arrow Fast forward
Up Arrow Increase Volume
Down Arrow Decrease Volume
F key Full screen view
Esc key Exit full screen view


~Lori Cline

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