Facebook’s ever-changing layout, and the fact that other social networking sites are encroaching on real-time update strategy.
I had researched over some great tips & tricks which will help you to have your status different from others.
Adding Dislike Option in your Status Update
You have seen like buttons spread all over the facebook, have you ever seen “Dislike” button.
For this you have to use a fruitful “Status Magic” Facebook App, it can add dislike button to any status updates posted via this app. On the other hand if you really like to come up with customized buttons like “Love”, “Disagree” or “LOLz”.
Restrict Your Status Updates to Selected People
You can implement this by using Facebook’s general privacy settings (Under Account Button, on the top right). You can select whether everyone, or just friends or friends of friends can see your status updates.
You can select friend lists to see your status updates or even individual people by name (May be only to your girl/boy friend).
To use this feature, click on padlock icon just below your “What’s on your mind” box on your wall and a drop down menu should appear. Selecting “customize” will bring up more options such as “Make this visible to” and “Hide From” with the option to make your selection a default.
Schedule Your Status Updates
Unable to access facebook? but need to update Your Status, don’t worry just pre-schedule it and enjoy.
For this feature you have to use an interesting service “Free Later Bro” Service.
Just sign in with facebook connect, select your time zone, type in what you would like to say, set the calendar date & time when you would like to say it!
Tag People in Your Status Messages
To mention someone in status update just type “@” , then start typing name, an auto-generated list will come up with people in your network.
Hit the name you want, complete the update, click share and the name will become a hyperlink and will appear in blue text.
Adding Symbols to Your Status
There are plenty of emoticons that work with facebook chat, but while using that emoticons in your status updates, they do not get converted into smiley sweet face. The only symbol you can create in your facebook status update through the shortcut keys is a ♥, by typing “<3”.
No, you can also use all the symbols show in the above picture, by visiting this website, just copy & paste the symbols from the site and paste into your status box.
PC users can also access some symbols by hitting “alt” + various number combinations. So, while smileys are yet to hit facebook statuses.
Make Your Facebook Status into a Word Cloud
There’s a really funny way to visualize anyone’s status updates as a word cloud.
Status Analyzer 3D app will help you to see the statuses in a very pretty,colorful,animated picture.
Have Fun With Facebook’s Humorous Language Options
While you can always change your setting into more sensible alternative languages, some sites offers a couple of fun linguistic Easter eggs.
Check Stats of Your Status Updates
Have you ever wondered how many time you have updated your status on facebook?
Status Statistics, a facebook app can tell you much more than this.
This application analyzes your status updates and give you a tidy list of how many you’ve written, the average word count and how many times a day you post.
Play a Trick on Your Friends In Your Status Updates
Here is a Funny Trick for you, a way to p
lay an amusing trick on your facebook friends.
This Tricky Link “http://facebook.com/profile.php?=73322363” looks like it could be a URL for anyone’s facebook profile, actually it takes anyone logged into facebook to their own profile page.
If you are trying it out, be sure to remove link preview that Facebook auto-ads. Have fun, Don’t be Too mean…