Make your friends’ pictures appear on Facebook chat

John Moe Dec 27, 2011

Interesting little hack available for Facebook Chat. Apparently if you include double brackets and then type in the name of a friend and then do a close-double brackets, the picture of a friend will appear. So if I’m chatting and type in , Marc’s picture will appear. A little surprising that Facebook hasn’t made any kind of announcement on this but hey whatever. Maybe it’s just meant to be an easter egg. Personally, I’ve had Facebook Chat turned off for YEARS ever since I was trying to write on deadline and I kept getting messages from a guy I barely knew in college saying we should get together. And he knew I had Facebook open (on some tab I hadn’t used in hours) so there was no escape.


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