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50 Great Facebook Tips and Tricks



By: Garin Kilpatrick

This post is a collection of some of the best apps, tips, and tricks I have discovered from countless hours of research into facebook and the facebook ecosystem.

The tips and tricks in this post come from the firefox plugin directory, the userscripts database, and facebook itself.

If you know of any additional facebook tips and tricks worth sharing let us know in the comments below!

1. Create a Custom Username for your facebook Profile or Page

For example, the custom url of my personal profile is:

You can customize the URLs of your own facebook profile and pages by surfing to:

2. Export your facebook Status Updates via RSS or Text Messages

If you go to you will be able to choose how you would like to syndicate your status updates, as RSS or Text Messages.

3. Import your Tweets as status updates

With the Twitter app for Facebook. This app will import all tweets as status updates, which may alienate your fb friends with useless @replies if they do not have twitter.

4. Schedule your Status Updates on facebook and Twitter is a site that allows you to import your contacts from a variety of address books, and schedule status updates to multiple networks.

Status updates supported by Sendible include: your Facebook Wall, Facebook Page, and other Social Media sites like Twitter and Linkedin.

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Large Facebook Status Art

The following facebook status art designs are created using ASCII symbols.

Keep in mind that not all of these status updates will work right now, as Facebook has capped the current status update length to 420 characters.  Facebook often makes changes though, so in the future some of the larger designs on this page will work again.

Feel free to copy these designs into your Facebook status:



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Schedule Facebook Status Updates with Later Bro

I just discovered a cool service called Later Bro that allows you to schedule status updates any time in the future.

The feature that this app has that other status scheduling apps do not is the ability to set recurring status updates every day, every other day, every week, every other week, monthly or annually.


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