If this is off-topic let me know and I will delete,

Is it possible to use LaTeX in facebook? I have tried this tutorial, but I did not find the extension in my chrome.

closed as off-topic by Henri Menke, user13907, Romain Picot, percusse, Werner Mar 22 '16 at 9:21

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  • "This question does not fall within the scope of TeX, LaTeX or related typesetting systems as defined in the help center." – Henri Menke, Community, Romain Picot, percusse, Werner
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    I really like the fish in that video. Apart from that it is off-topic, I guess. Also, why is your question tagged biblatex and bibtex? – Henri Menke Mar 22 '16 at 8:30
  • @HenriMenke Can you edit to put more relevant tags please? – 3SAT Mar 22 '16 at 8:34
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    Well, the question is not on TeX/LaTeX, but rather on some Google Chrome Addons. It is thus not relevant for this site in general, regardless of the tags. I was just thinking, that perhaps you wanted to exploit the capabilities of bibtex to post nicely formatted citations on Facebook. If you were looking for that, you might be interested in Zotero. – Henri Menke Mar 22 '16 at 8:37
  • It seems off-topic to me, too, but please don't delete it. The question will probably be closed, but remain still available in case someone has the same question again in the future. And it has been answered already! – carnendil Mar 22 '16 at 8:51
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    It seems that Facebook now has some support for LaTeX in chat. (Although I would be interesting to find more details about this somewhere.) – Martin Aug 18 '17 at 6:42

Yes, you can but it is only possible on Google Chrome. There is an extension , that you may find here . Then MathJaX script will be enabled and you will be able to write some -easy - mathematical equations.

Note that you should leave blank between the delimeters. That is something like this:

$ \frac{1}{4} $

otherwise it will not compile. For example the code $\frac{1}{4}$ does not qualify in facebook.That's all I think.

And yes, I think that this is off topic.

  • Have you tried to download this? I'm not sure that it is possible from the link that you gave. – 3SAT Mar 22 '16 at 9:06
  • You are right. Something's wrong with this extension. I could swear it worked 5 months ago. Hmm.. that's weird. – Tolaso Mar 22 '16 at 9:14
  • @Oscar thanks for the link. I am using Firefox anymore so I don't bother with Chrome extensions. Thanks for sharing anyway. – Tolaso Feb 7 '17 at 8:12

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