Have you ever wondered how you could navigate through Twitter more quickly? Do you find yourself stressing when sifting through all the inane babble on your Facebook news feed when trying to find that one important piece of information in a hurry? Are you a blogger or business trying to increase your social media presence only to find that you’re being bogged down and wasting valuable time navigating endless menus?
If you spend a lot of time using social media, the chances are the answer will be yes. Thankfully, many social media websites provide keyboard shortcuts to speed up navigating their sites and help you to access the information that you need more quickly.
So, what exactly is a shortcut?
To put it simply, a keyboard shortcut is a combination of keys that will allow you to carry out a task without going through a main menu. So, rather than clicking through menus trying to access the correct information you need, you can get to it straight away just by using a few clever keyboard tricks.
By doing this, you can do things like viewing the next item on your news feed, Retweet, check privacy settings, view friend requests and much more without having to navigate through lots of menus. Of course, this will save you a lot of time and stress as you no will no longer have to sift through lots of unnecessary menus and information to do this.
It may take a while to get used to this totally new way of browsing, but it really is worth the time and effort to learn. It will transform your social media experience and make your life better!
The infographic below, from Jamie Spencer, will show you how to use shortcuts to speed up your browsing on some of the most commonly used social media platforms. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, and Google+ are all covered here. The shortcuts are laid out in a simple, easy-to-read format, and they are an essential guide for any regular user of social media.
If you want to save time and speed up your browsing experience, using keyboard shortcuts with social media is the answer. Once you have learned these useful tricks, all you have to do is think of what to do with all of the extra time that you have saved!
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