How to Bold Text on Facebook

The average Facebook user sifts through hundreds of posts and comments every day, barely registering most of them. But if you want to draw attention to your posts, comments, notes, and discussions, you need to make them stand out. One of the best and easiest ways to do this is to bold key sections of your comments and posts.

Let's see how to bold your posts and make them stand out.



Notes Facebook

The only part of Facebook that natively supports bold text is Notes. Notes even allows users to italicize the body of a note. However, there is no option to bold the note title, as it is written in bold by default.

Here's how to bold text in a Facebook note:

  1. Launch your browser and go to Facebook.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  2. When you reach the home page, click on the More button at the bottom of the menu on the left side.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  3. Click on Remarks.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  4. You will see the Notes feed with notes created by your friends. Click on the Write a note button just below the Quick Help button.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  5. When the note creation panel opens, click Title and name your note.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  6. Click on write something to start composing your note.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  7. Select part of the text or the whole text. You will see a menu appear above the selected text.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  8. Click on the B (the leftmost option) to bold the selected text. The end result should look like this:
    How to Bold Text on Facebook

How to Bold Text on Facebook

For all other bolding purposes, Facebook users will need to rely on third-party apps and sites capable of generating Facebook-friendly Unicode text.



During our research, we found YayText to be the most reliable and consistent solution. In the next section, we'll see how to bold text in posts, profiles, comments, and chat.

Bold text in posts

If you want your status update to stand out or bring more attention to a topic you care about, you should definitely try bolding key parts of the text.

This is how it works:

  1. Go to your profile.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  2. Click on the What's on your mind? box.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  3. Write your status, but don't post it yet.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  4. Select a part of the text you want to bold and press Ctrl + C to copy it.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  5. Open YayText's bold text generator page in a new tab.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  6. Paste the selected text into the builder your text box.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  7. The generator gives you several options to customize your text. The first two will only bold the text. Choose between Serif and Sans options. Click on the Copy button next to your choice.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  8. Go back to Facebook and right click on the selected text. To select Pete in the drop-down menu. The end result should look like this:
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  9. Hit it Share button.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook

Now your post should be published with the bold text you copied from YayText.



Bold text in profile

If you want to emphasize certain traits or facts about yourself in the About You section of your profile, here's how:

  1. Go to your profile.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  2. Click on the Add a biography link in the Introduction section.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  3. Write your biography, but don't publish it yet.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  4. Select a part of your description and copy ce.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  5. Open the YayText bold text generator in a new tab.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  6. Pete your selection in the Your text box.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  7. Click on one of the bolding options. Keep in mind that the None option is the most compatible with Facebook.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  8. Go back to your Facebook profile and replace the text you made bold on YayText. The end result might look like this:
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  9. Hit it save button.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook

Bold text in comments

YayText also allows you to bold text in Facebook comments. Follow these steps to make your comments stand out:


  1. Find an article you would like to comment on.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  2. Click on To write a comment and write your comment. As in previous tutorials, do not post it yet.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  3. Select and copy the part of your comment you want to appear in bold.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  4. Open the bold text generator in a new tab.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  5. Pete your selection in the Your text box.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  6. Click on one of the options provided. Your text is now copied to the clipboard and ready to be pasted into your comment.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  7. Return to Facebook and replace the selected text with its bold version. It should look something like this:
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  8. press Enter to add your comment to the discussion.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook

Bold Text in Facebook Chat

Finally, YayText allows you to bold text in your Facebook chats. Here's how to surprise your friends with bold statements and comments.

  1. Open a chat window.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  2. Write your message, but don't press Enter.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  3. Select a part of the comment you want to bold. Copy ce.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  4. Open the YayText bold text generator page in another tab.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  5. Pete your selection in the Your text box.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  6. Select one of the options provided. Click on the Copy side button.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  7. Return to Facebook.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  8. Replace the text in your chat message. Our result looks like this:
    How to Bold Text on Facebook
  9. Press the send button or press Enter On your keyboard.
    How to Bold Text on Facebook

Give them a piece of your mind

Bold comments or status sections can draw attention to a topic that is important to you. However, use them sparingly. Frequent use may diminish the effect.

Do you bold your Facebook posts, comments, and chat messages? How do your friends react to it? Let us know in the comments below.

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