How to Highlight Text on Facebook

Updated February 21, 2017

The Facebook social networking site allows you to keep up-to-date with family, friends, brands and organisations. You can comment on the Walls of friends and organisations as well as receive comments on your Wall. You may wish to copy text from your page or from a friend's page to share on someone else's page. The desired text must first be highlighted to copy it.

Log into your Facebook account at Enter your e-mail address and password into the appropriate fields at the top of the page and click "Login."

Click in front of or behind the desired text.

Drag the mouse cursor over the text. The text is highlighted.

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Diana Braun began her writing career as a consultant and technical writer for a software company focusing on how-to, training, white paper, and internal process documentation. After two years, Braun left to pursue her entrepreneurial dreams. Since then, she has launched several startups including a t-shirt business, an online marketing and advertising t-shirt distribution business, and an entertainment site. She currently resides in South Florida.