Tips and Tricks to Enhance Your Facebook Chat Experience


Almost every Facebook user use instant messaging application to chat with their friend and to keep a live contact with their family. Nothing much changed in the Facebook’s chat application in last 3 years, you can still find the chat application at the bottom-right of your profile page where it was placed and it still contains the same features with which it was launched. If you are new to Facebook and still unable to locate it, it is a small bar at the bottom-right of your page that can expand if you click on it and displays the name of friends who are available (online) to chat with.

Even though, the chat application of Facebook is very simple and user friendly, but still there are number of tricks and tips available to improve your user experience with Facebook’s chat application. This article will guide you about some of these tips and tricks that can help you in customizing your chat with Facebook.

Chat With Bigger Chatbox

It is really irritating for most users to chat within a small chat box at the side corner of their Facebook page. There is an option to pop out the chatbox to use as an external application. This provides you with much better view of chat conversation and your online friends.

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Using iChat for Facebook Chat

This tip is for Mac OS users only. For Mac users, there is an option available to chat with their Facebook friends without logging into their Facebook accounts. For this, you can download and install iChat where you can chat with your Facebook friends.

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Facebook Chat App on Desktops and Cell Phones

With recent addition of new interface which provides Jabber/XMPP protocol to the chat service of Facebook, now it is possible for you to access Facebook chat from any device or instant messaging programs that support Jabber. This addition allows many people to use Facebook chat from their mobile devices.

Retrieving Chat History

It is a simple code that can make you retrieve a chat history of your particular friend even the person is offline. This involves a trick and use of a little java script code.

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Keeping Chatlog

Many people who often chat with friends on other chat application keep the logs of their chat histories to keep a proper record. It is very frustrating for people who like to keep a record of chat histories that facebook offer no option to keep a chatlog. But there is an alternate available, as Mozilla Firefox provides you with an alternate add-on that can keep a proper record of your chat histories on Facebook chat application.

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Instant Messengers for Facebook Chat.

There are numbers of chat applications available that can enable you to chat with your Facebook friends without keeping your Facebook page active or opening a browser as these are desktop applications. Some of these chat applications includes Digsby, Chit Chat, Adium, Meebo and Pidgin.

Digsby:

The most popular chat application is Digsby as it not only allows you to chat with your Facebook and other social media at the same time but it also integrate your email, instant messaging and social media chats into one application. This eliminates the need to install multiple applications or to use different web browser. This is a very useful application especially for those who wants to save their time and are managing multiple social media sites.

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Chit Chat:

If you do not like available small chat option in Facebook, Chit Chat desktop application can provide you with all you want for a chat from full range of text formatting options to status alerts. It is similar to all other full featured chat applications like Yahoo or msn.

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Adium:

This application is for Mac OS users. This application help you in providing one platform to chat with Facebook friends, msn, yahoo, AIM, Google chat Windows live at the same time.

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Meebo:

It is another great chat application that provides you with single log-in to all your chat networks at the same time. Unlike others, meebo is a browser based chat application without any need of installation or anything. This provides you liberty to use meebo from any computer with an internet connection.

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Pidgin:

It was previously known as Gaim and it’s a new version of the instant messaging client. Again, this application allows you to chat on multiple networks from one platform. The additional feature is use of customized sounds and other exciting features to make your chat more fun.

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Text Symbols and Emoticons.

Facebook allows you to choose from the wide range of text symbols to use in your chat as well as for private messages and your status updates.

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{。^◕‿◕^。} (◕^^◕) ¿ ¡
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Similarly, there are number of emoticons to choose from. You can check the available Facebook emoticons from the list below.

smile Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation smile :)
frown Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation sad :(
tongue Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation stick tongue :P
grin Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation big smile :D
gasp Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation shocked :O
wink Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation wink ;)
glasses Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation geek 8)
sunglasses Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation cool 8|
grumpy Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation angry >:(
unsure Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation think :
cry Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation cry :’(
devil Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation devil 3:)
angel Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation angel O:)
kiss Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation kiss :-*
heart Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation heart <3
kiki Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation happy ^_^
squint Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation dream -_-
confused Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation confused O.o
upset Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation mad >:o
pacman Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation pacman :v
colonthree Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation curly lips :3
robot Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation robot :|]
putnam Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation chris putnam :putnam:
penguin Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation penguin <(“)
shark Facebook Chat: Emoticons, Tips & Tricks To Enhance Conversation shark (^^^)
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