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How to Make a Strike-Through Text in a Facebook Post

Updated April 17, 2017

Facebook is a popular social networking site that allows friends to connect and share photos, updates, videos and links. If you're making a status update on Facebook and want to try something a bit different, consider using strike-through text. Although normal HTML coding doesn't work on Facebook status updates, you can use a special online tool to create unicode strike-through text that you can copy and paste, then post for your friends to see.

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  2. Delete the existing text in the Input box, and type in the text you would like to post with a strike-through.

  3. Click on the "Click to Strike" button underneath the Input box when you have finished.

  4. Highlight the strike-through text that appears in the Result box underneath, right-click anywhere on the highlighted text and select "Copy."

  5. Log in to your Facebook profile at, and click the text box at the top of your profile window to enter a new update.

  6. Right-click on the status update text box, and select "Paste." Your strike-through text will appear in the status update box.

  7. Finish your status update, and then click on "Post" or press "Enter" on your keyboard. Your status update containing the strike-through text will appear on your profile.

  8. Tip

    Use the same method to post strike-through text in comments.

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