image thumb127 How To: Facebook Chat In Your Firefox Sidebar

You wouldn’t really like being on a Facebook homepage for using Facebook Chat and many would wish having some sort of a messenger to do the same. How about mixing the Two F’s: Facebook with Firefox! Have your Facebook Chat appear within your browser, irrespective of the fact that you have your profile open in a tab or not.

The procedure is pretty simple and I bet many are aware off this already but for those who aren’t they can add a bookmark to their Firefox browser and enable chat on the browser’s sidebar. It appears much like you have your search and history within the browser, all that you need to do is follow the steps.

Step 1:

Click on the bookmarks tab and select Organize Bookmark (or click Ctrl+Shift+B). This would open the Bookmark Library from where you can select Organize and then New Bookmark from the dropdown menu.

image thumb128 How To: Facebook Chat In Your Firefox Sidebar

image thumb129 How To: Facebook Chat In Your Firefox Sidebar

Step 2:

When you click the New Bookmark you would see a new window. This basically is for defining the new bookmark you are about to add and you can fill the fields given:

The other fields aren’t important to be filled and with that done you can check the load this bookmark in the sidebar and add. Voila you have your Facebook Chat in the Firefox Sidebar, enjoy!

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The Problem:

It works pretty fine but the only problem I am coming across is that it slows down the browsing considerably, which is quite digestible given that all this uses a lot of the system. Other than that there are no issues that would stop addicted Facebook-ers from using it.