Facebook Useful Apps, Tips and Tricks

by on August 29th, 2012

If you type @[4:0] in FaceBook comments, it turns into Mark Zuckerberg’s name after a second of posting. How amazing! I have collected few interesting and useful tips, tricks and apps for Facebook that are truly awesome.

If you type :|] in Facebook comments, it becomes a devil smiley.

There are many more tips…I won’t go into details…I will just give a brief overview.

Display Your Facebook Status On Your WordPress Blog

Are you a blogger and do you use WordPress as blogging platform? Display your Facebook status updates on your WordPress blog (sidebar)? StatusPress lets you display your Facebook status updates to a widget on your WordPress blog.

Use Facebook Chat from Your Desktop

You can use Facebook chat from your desktop by using clients like social.im, Adium or ChitChat, Gabtastik, Digsby, Seemic, Facebooker, Xobni, Facebook sidebar gadget, Scrapboy, Facebook desktop.

Update Facebook Status From Firefox

Install the FireStatus add-on and update your Facebook status right from your browser. You can also use the Facebook Toolbar to manage Facebook from your Firefox browser.

Create Photo Collages From Facebook Friends Profile Pictures

Create a photo collage from profile pictures of all your Facebook friends using a Facebook app Photo Collage.

Schedule Facebook Messages To Be Send Later

Schedule your Facebook messages or status updates to be send sometime in the future, Sendible is a great tool to do that. You can also use Laterbro, SocialOomph, HootSuite for that.

How To Share Flickr Photos On Facebook

Use My Flickr to display your Flickr photos and photo sets on Facebook so your friends can view and comment on them without leaving Facebook.

Flickr2Facebook is an unofficial Flickr to Facebook uploader(bookmarklet) which allows you to upload photos from Flickr to Facebook.

How To Download Facebook Photo Albums

Take backup of your Facebook photo albums. Download complete photo albums from Facebook. You can do it with Windows desktop application named FotoBounce or a Firefox add-on FacePaste.

Use Facebook in Pirate Language (even when if you are not a Pirate yourself)

Have you watched “Pirates of Caribbean”? Do you love how pirates talk? You can set your Facebook to appear like a pirate page by going into Current Language Settings and set it to English (Pirate).

Account Settings > General > Language > English (Pirate)

Automatically Poke Friend That Poke You

Automate poking friends with a Grease Monkey script called Facebook Autopoke.

Upload Photos From Picasa To Facebook

Upload photos to your Facebook account directly from Picasa using the Picasa app for Facebook.

Update Facebook Status From Gmail

Facebook gadget for Gmail allows you to update your Facebook status right from your Gmail.

Access Gmail From Facebook

Fmail is a great application that lets you check your Gmail from within Facebook.

Access Facebook From Microsoft Outlook

Install the FBlook plugin and access Facebook from Outlook. This way you can also use Facebook at your College/School or office where Facebook usually is blocked by administrators.

Update Facebook Status Using Twitter

Install the Twitter application for Facebook. Now your tweets will also appear in your Facebook as status updates.

Forward Whole Message Conversation to a Friend

You can forward whole conversation or selected messages in message section of Facebook. Just go to the Messages and select particular conversation you like to forward to any friend and click ‘actions’ button and select ‘forward’.

Control your Timeline and Tagging Settings

You can control the posts or photos that your friends tag you in. A post that your friend posted and tagged you in it, will appear in your Facebook profile timeline before you know it. You can change that.

Go to ‘privacy settings’ > Edit Settings of ‘Timeline and Tagging’ option
There are two options that you want to change

– Review posts friends tag you in before they appear on your timeline
– Review tags friends add to your own posts on Facebook

Update Facebook without Using Facebook

hellotxt and Ping.fm let Facebook administrators update Facebook Pages.

Remove Facebook Advertisements and Useless Updates

Greasemonkey script, ‘Facebook Cleaner‘ removes many of the annoying ads and updates that unavoidably appear on your Facebook pages.

Post Your Blog Posts to Your Facebook Wall Automatically

Wordbooker WordPress plugin allows you to cross-post your blog posts to your Facebook Wall. Your Facebook “Boxes” tab will show your most recent blog posts.

Create Quiz on Facebook

LOLapps provides quiz creator for Facebook.

Get Facebook Updates on Email

NutshellMail combine your Facebook accounts through the inbox you use the most.

Cool ASCII Symbols Emoticons to Use in Facebook Status

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❤❥❦❧↔ ↕ ▪ → ︷╅╊✿ (¯`•._.• •._.•´¯)(¯`•¸•´¯) 
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ⓖⓗⓘⓙⓚⓛ ⓜⓝⓞⓟⓠⓡ ⓢⓣⓤⓥⓦⓧ ⓨⓩ(⊙▂⊙✖ )(づ  ̄ ³ ̄)づ ( c//”-}{-*\\x)(-’๏_๏’-)
(◐ o ◑ )(⊙…⊙ )๏[-ิ_•ิ]๏(•ิ_•ิ)\(•ิ_•ิ\) (/•ิ_•ิ)(︶︹︺)

Also see FSSymbols and Spike-Jamie Alt Codes.

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