When all 500 million Facebook users are given the exact same boring profile page, it’s normal for some people to want to stand out a little. In this article, I will show you a few ways that you can impress your friends and stand out from the crowd on Facebook with a few simple tricks. Learn how to spice up your status updates, decorate pictures, and discover more unique Facebook tricks.
Status Updates –
Simply put, the Facebook Status Update is one of the most important and well known features of Facebook. However, just like many other features on Facebook, there is no way to personalize, decorate, or change Status Updates to your liking. Until now.
Symbols – One of the easiest ways to make your status updates unique is by including symbols. There are literally hundreds of great symbols that can be used in a status update, from hearts and peace symbols, to suns and music notes. The best part is that it is as simple as copy and pasting the symbols you like from fsymbols, or facebook-symbols. There are many other websites that have collections of Facebook compatible symbols, but these are the most complete and easy to use.
The Elusive “Dislike” Button – Well, unfortunately there is yet to be a dislike button incorporated directly into Facebook. The good news is that there is a Facebook application called “Status Magic”, that allows to post status updates with a dislike button. In fact, you can even create a button to say anything, such as “love”, “hate”, or “LOL”.
For The Trickster – Here is one trick you may not have ever seen before. This link, (trick link) leads anyone who clicks on it to their own profile. It’s really neat, and you can use it for status updates such as “I LOVE (trick link)” Or, “WORST. PROFILE. EVER. (trick link)”. You get the idea.
Decorative Text – Finally, there are a few ways to stylize the text of your status updates. Use typeupsidedown to create upside down status updates, or text-symbols to create funky letters.
Pictures – Thankfully, there are a multitude of ways that you can edit your photos. Websites such as picnik, fotoflexer ,and bighugelabs, are just a few of the hundreds of different photo editors. Editing your basic photos with some cool effects can make them much more interesting.
Even More – Use ASCII art to really personalize anything you do on Facebook. Status updates, comments, or your profile can be decorated with really detailed art created by high tech artists. ASCII Art