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How to @Mention on Your Facebook Status

Link Your Friend's Facebook Profiles to Your Status Message

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How to @Mention on Your Facebook Status

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Similar to Twitter's mention feature (i.e. @imguide), Facebook users can now mention their Facebook friends and link profiles to their status messages.

Adding Facebook mentions is easy and requires only two simple steps to activate this social networking feature.

Using Facebook @Mention

  • To use Facebook's @Mention feature, type an "@" before the name of your Facebook friends in your status message.
  • Next, a drop-down menu will appear listing Facebook friends with similar names. Click the corresponding Facebook friend to continue to link their Facebook profile to your status message.
  • A copy of your status message will automatically appear on your friend's Facebook wall, in addition to being visible to all your Facebook friends.
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