Save Time With These Social Media Keyboard Shortcuts

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Nearly 20 percent of the time we spend online is on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. If this 20 percent is cutting into your work hours and productivity—and if you've considered installing a browser extension that limits your access to these time-sucking sites—we may have found the solution you've been dreaming of. You don't need to bar your access from Twitter in order to get your work done—you just need to learn how to tweet faster and more efficiently.

Shaving a few seconds off the time you spend posting, commenting, and searching can result in minutes or maybe even hours added to your day. The infographic below, created by, includes Apple and Windows shortcuts for YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Tumblr, and Ello. From pressing "R" to reply to tweets instead of moving your cursor into position, to using directional keys and the spacebar to play, pause, or scrub through YouTube videos, the chart is filled with shortcuts that any casual or professional social media user will find useful.

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