I know they’re out.

I know that hiding in front of my fingers are shortcuts and hidden keys you can press.

I researched. I asked. I read.

From skipping the boring parts of YouTube videos to sharp searches on Twitter, these are the best social media Mac keyboard shortcuts I could find.

Just print the keyboard and keep it by your desk. Not a Mac user? Here’s our chart of all PC keyboard shortcuts for social media professionals.

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BEFORE: Your familiarly average keyboard

Image via Apple.

THEN: Your useful and beautiful social media keyboard

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Other helpful shortcuts and filters

I’ve included a few more shortcuts to help you find cleaner data, come up with new blog post ideas, and get better at social media listening.

Shortcut not working? The most common error is : (so:Pepsi is NOT true: Pepsi).

Shortcuts for Moyens I/O

Go to Moyens I/O.com. Click “Add Stream”. Click “Search”. Enter these filters into the search bar with the keyword you want to track.

Find real people, not spam and sales messages

To filter out posts with links (as they’re usually promotional), use:


Give examples:

coffee filter: links

Find social posts with links—filter chatter

To find posts with links, use the following filter after a keyword:


Find customers near you


near: Liverpool to find posts near you

Search social posts by language

Use ‘lang:es’ for Spanish results

Hint: it works for others too (tr, zh-cn ect)

Shortcuts for Google

Find related sites for content partnerships and link building



To find similar sites that help find niche influencers on Google

example: related:cnn.com

Find less competitive SEO keywords

Find other sites targeting your SEO term on Google

intitle: “search term”

Want to contribute to a guest post?

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Find deals on Google by searching:

social media + “contribute”

Shortcuts for DuckDuckGo

Use !YouTube + Keyword on DuckDuckGo for search results.

Also works with eBay and Amazon.

Here are a few examples of the benefits of using these shortcuts:

D (DuckDuckGo)

!YouTube + Keyword (Example: !YouTube Cat Social Media Guru)

One of the best ways to get into the minds of customers is to read product reviews. By using !YouTube Keyword in DuckDuckGo, you can get instant results from YouTube. Or eBay and Amazon—for example: !Amazon Surfboards. You can now quickly read comments and scroll through the actual customer language to use in Tweets, emails, landing pages and blog posts.

-filter: Links in Moyens I/O

Social media is full of spam and vendors selling products, making it hard to see real customer conversations. Use this filter (-filter:links) in Moyens I/O to remove all posts with links. This brings out real human conversations, like people talking about what fashion items they love, car enthusiasts sharing what accessories to buy, and other small communities.

Use -filter:links to filter out posts with links as they are usually promotional

Give examples:

coffee filter: links

? on Moyens I/O

One in Moyens I/O? you’ll see posts with your keyword (example: real estate?) and only questions. Whether you need a quick idea for a blog post (like the best small cities to buy real estate?) or just want to better understand your customers, this filter brings out the gold.

More Moyens I/O templates to save you time

If you like my social media keyboard, the templates below will also help you do more on social media.

  • Download Editorial Calendar Template
  • Download Social Media Content Calendar
  • Download Social Media Audit Template
  • Download Social Media Strategy Template

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