Twitter is a very popular social network which almost everyone uses these days. It needs no introduction. If you are posting tweets using its website from your PC, you might be interested in learning its hotkeys. Learning Twitter hotkeys will save your time and speed up your posting.
Modern web sites have a nice ability to activate various controls and action using hotkeys. The browser can handle hotkeys for an opened web page and call the appropriate action. For the end user, this works like a hotkey in a Windows Desktop app.
Using hotkeys, you can post a new tweet, Like or reply to a tweet and do many other actions. There is the full list of Twitter hotkeys.
The list of Twitter Shortcuts
|. (dot)||Go to Top and refresh|
|?||Show the list of hotkeys|
In addition to hotkeys, you can use these commands. Note: Commands should be entered in the tweet text box instead of the tweet's content. They are case-insensitive.
|d @username message||Send a direct (private) message to the @user.|
|follow @username||Follow a user.|
|leave @username||Do not show updates from the @user but leave him in your "following" list.|
|delete @username||Unfollow the user.|
|invite email-or-number||Invite a friend by mail or phone to Twitter.|
|whois @username||Get a quick info about the @user.|
|off||Turn off all mentions sent to you. Sending "off" twice suppress even direct messages.|
|on||Turn messages on again|
|track keyword||Subscribe to tweets containing the specified keyword.|
|untrack "keyword"||Stop the tracking of the specified keyword.|
|untrack all||Clear the list of tracked keywords.|
|track||The the full list of currently tracked keywords.|
|stats||Shows the number of your followers and your track list contents.|