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40 useful PC keyboard shortcuts for social media pros

Sean Huxley // 06th June 2018

Being a social media manager, we often find ourselves on multiple platforms completing the same tasks throughout the day.

Whether it be retweeting, liking, commenting, or posting a status.

We do these tasks often enough so why not aspire to do them as quickly and efficiently as possible? Let’s be honest, “Ctrl + C” and “Ctrl + V” has saved everyone hours of labor over the years! A good keyboard shortcut will ingrain itself into your memory and have you completing more tasks throughout the day.

To help save your precious time we have compiled a list of 40 useful PC keyboard social media shortcuts for social media pros.

We have broken this post down into shortcuts for Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.

 

Twitter:

n – New Tweet

l – like

r – reply

t – Retweet

m – Direct message

b – block user

u – Mute user

o – Expand Photo

/ – Search

. – Load new Tweets

Space – Page down

Ctrl + Enter – Send Tweet

g + h – Home

g + o – Moments

g + n – Notifications

g + r – Mentions

g + p – Profile

g + l – Likes

g + I – Lists

g + m – Messages

g + s – Settings

g + u – Go to user

 

Facebook:

j, k – Scroll up and down between News Feed stories

p – Post a new status

l – Like or unlike the selected story

c – Comment on the selected story

s – Share the selected story

o – Open attachment of the selected story

enter – See more of the selected story

Alt + 4 – Inbox

Alt + 6 – Settings

Alt + m – New Message

 

YouTube:

j – Rewind 10 seconds

l – Fast forward 10 seconds

m – Mute sound

k – Play/pause

f – Toggle full screen

c – Captions (if supported)

Arrow left key – Move backward 5 secs

Arrow right key – Move forward 5 secs

 

To help you out in the future be sure to screenshot the graphic below with our most important keyboard shortcuts.

 

keyboard shortcuts

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