Web Applications Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for power users of web applications. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

How can I schedule an update to be posted to my Facebook wall, at a certain time in the future? I presume there is no official feature for doing this, but it seems like it should be possible with an external service.

For example, I often write a blog post late at night, or during the weekend. If I mention it on Facebook as soon as I've written it, nobody will see it. I'd prefer to post it the following morning, when more people will be checking Facebook.

share|improve this question
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Try schedule-it. It's a Facebook app that lets you set the date and time of a wall post. You could also use it to schedule posts on a friend's wall.

share|improve this answer
Does not work anymore. Error message: "This application does not yet support secure browsing (HTTPS)." – accolade Oct 14 '14 at 7:31

Look at the bottom left corner of the status post box. Type your post as usual, then click the small clock icon in the bottom left of the box to schedule the date/time you want the post to be displayed.

share|improve this answer

The clock is no longer there on Facebook. Try Post Planner. It is an app that allows you to schedule posts on Facebook whenever you want.

share|improve this answer

Officially Facebook provides this option.
Please look into below link

share|improve this answer
This is only for Facebook Pages - not normal user accounts. – phantom42 Jul 11 '13 at 16:28
Link-only answers are also discouraged. A bit more information about the information provided within the linked page would be helpful. – Andrew Lott Jul 11 '13 at 16:57

There is a clock there but you cannot pick a date or time before the current time. I guess it is used to determine where to place the post on your timeline.

Facebook help says that you can do this, however.

share|improve this answer

I use Buffer. It can automatically scheduled social media posts at predefined schedules or custom time as you wish.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.