I tried to find a simple shortcut to submit a post or save a post on Facebook. However, it seems Facebook is ultimately for mouse users.

What I found:

  1. https://www.facebook.com/help/156151771119453
  2. http://blog.heyo.com/save-time-with-facebook-shortcuts/

The only "workaround" I came up with: Hold Shift and hit Tab 3 times, then hit Enter.

But a shortcut like on the Stack Exchange sites, Ctrl + Enter would be a great time saver.

PS: One idea is to use a user script, e.g. https://greasyfork.org/en/scripts/2711-ffixer (it enables many shortcuts, still the post shortcut is missing).

  • Today, 2017-07-03, I have tried CTRL + ENTER again, and it seems to work now in Facebook. Not in all circumstances, but it is a beginning.
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    Jul 3, 2017 at 19:39

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May 2018: It's possible with Ctrl+Enter.

This works in the new form of status posting (which suggests you to also update your story) - I don't remember how it was before.


I’ve just tested this. ⌘ cmd ⮐ enter will post a new Status Update. I believe ⮐ enter alone is sufficient when commenting to a post, or when replying to a comment.

Press ⌘ cmd S to immediately save a draft of your current Note.

There is no obvious keyboard shortcut for publishing a Note. However, that’s understandable, considering Notes are meant to be long-form posts that you’re in no hurry to publish.

When you’re ready to publish, you can avoid using the mouse by pressing ⇥ tab 4 times, then ⮐ enter.

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