How to Poke Someone on Facebook

Poking is a cool way to get the attention of friends on Facebook. You can poke your friend on Facebook in the following situation:

  • If you want to say “hi” to your friend, you can poke them.
  • If you want to get your friend’s attention, you can poke them.
  • If you’ve messaged someone on your active friends’ list, but they haven’t replied to your message for a long time, you can remind them by poking.

How to Poke Someone on Facebook Using Desktop

You can easily poke someone using the Facebook web app on your Windows, Linux, Mac, or Chromebook computer. Let’s see how to do it.

1. Open a web browser on your computer and go to facebook.com, then log in with your login credentials.

2. Go to the Facebook Pokes page.

3. You can poke your friends by clicking the Poke button on the right side of the page. And if your friends already poked you then you can click the Poke Back button to poke your friends back.

Pokes Someone on Facebook

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How to Poke Someone Using the Facebook App

You can also poke someone using the Facebook app on your mobile phone. To poke someone using the Facebook app, follow the steps below:

1. Open the Facebook app on your mobile phone.

2. Click on the search icon on the left near the Messenger icon in the top-right corner of the screen.

Facebook Search Icon

3. Type “Pokes” in the search bar at the top of the screen and search it.

Search Pokes on Facebook

4. Tap on the Pokes shortcut from the search results.

facebook pokes shortcut

5. Tap the Poke button on the right side to poke your friends. And if your friend has already poked you, you’ll see the Poke Back button on the right. You can poke your friends back by tapping that Poke Back button.

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FAQs

Can I still poke on Facebook?

Of course, you can still poke your friends or friends of friends on Facebook. To poke, follow the steps above. When you poke someone, they will get a notification.

What does it mean when someone pokes me on Facebook?

If someone pokes you on Facebook, it means they want to say “hi” to you, get your attention, have fun with you, and many other reasons.

Conclusion

The Facebook poke is a way to say “hi” and get your friend’s attention. In this post, you learned how to poke someone on Facebook using a desktop or mobile phone.

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Umesh Chaudhary is a web developer, tech enthusiast, and professional blogger. He shares tech how-to guides on Techgermy that are helpful.

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