Granted, I’m not sure why you’d want to do this. But should the need ever arise to post a completely blank update, you’ll know who to thank!
Facebook doesn’t allow you to post a blank update, so if you attempt to publish a blank post, you’ll see this:
Of course, you could just type in a period or underscore and have an almost blank post, but’s what’s the fun in that? If you’re going to go to the trouble of posting a blank update, you at least want your friends to wonder, ‘How did he do that?’
How to do it
To post a blank status update, simply type the following into your update box:
And if you want to have several blank lines – you guessed it – just copy and paste the code onto multiple lines.
It appears that for some users, a question mark in a black diamond appears rather than a completely blank update. I’m not sure why this works differently for different users, but it may simply be a browser-related issue.