How to Auto-Post Birthday Wishes on Facebook Walls of Friends

How to Auto-Post Birthday Wishes on Facebook Walls of Friends

Birthdays come and go. Often, we miss wishing our friends due to the hurry of our lives. This is true for our online friends as well. Even with Facebook reminders, we forget to wish them on time. We may not log in every day or we may be overwhelmed by interesting posts on our profiles. It’s paradoxical, but technology should help when our memory fails.

With a site like birthdayFB, you can say that hope is not lost yet. birthdayFB is a Facebook “helper” that automatically posts birthday wishes on the walls of your Facebook friends. So, let’s call birthdayFB a real face-saver and a truer friend. Just like Sean, a loyal reader who sent us this handy tip. Don’t forget to thank him in the comments.

There are quite a few apps like it, but the best thing about birthdayFB is that it does not let your friends know that you are relying on a third-party tool to remember their birthdays. The secret stays safe with the web service. Here’s a screen from the homepage that shows how the site sets about sending the ‘Happy Birthday’ wishes to your friends. It’s a simple 3-step process:

How to Use birthdayFB to Customize Auto-Posting Birthday Wishes on Facebook Walls

Connecting with Facebook and seeing how it works from the inside is a valuable experience. When you grant permission to birthdayFB, it can access your data. It’s important to note that birthdayFB will post birthday wishes as ‘you’ and won’t reveal that it’s scheduled with a tool.

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How to Auto-Post Birthday Wishes on Facebook Walls of Friends

After that, you can see a list of upcoming birthdays. I have blanked out the names for privacy reasons.

How to Auto-Post Birthday Wishes on Facebook Walls of Friends

Click on the drop down and select “Write Message” to send a birthday wish. You can also go to “Write Messages” to compose your messages from the toolbar. Choose from canned birthday greetings or create a personalized wish. Save it as a canned message by checking the box. Find all canned messages in the site’s Canned Messages section. Want to schedule a different time slot? Go to “Preferences” and adjust the settings.

How to Auto-Post Birthday Wishes on Facebook Walls of Friends

That’s it. On the chosen day, your friends will receive a birthday wish on their walls. You won’t be accused of being forgetful. All’s well that ends well! Try birthdayFB and let us know if you like it.

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