Meaning of Poke on facebook

January 6, 2008

You can understand poke at facebook as to say “hey, you! wutsup”, but some people have wrong understanding that poke at facebook is symbol of disturbing. Following are the correct meanings of poking at facebook

  • A “poke” is basically someone trying to get your attention
  • It’s one of the meaningless features that are used just to annoy someone
  • If you poke someone not in your network and they poke back. You can view their profile even if your not their friend!
  • A poke is when you allow someone to see your facebook page for 3 days, so they can know who you are and hopefully add you as a friend

Comments (90)

  1. Arif Ul Alam says:

    poke me

  2. Tsongo says:

    The meaning of the word poke is actually annoy,backbit,dislike some one.It is commonly used on facebook.

  3. shariq says:

    pal you have written that by poking someone we allow him to see our face book page for 3 days..well let me correct you he can see it for 7 days..(one week)

  4. jimi says:

    Now i understand the meaning of poking

  5. hina says:

    thanks you all i was really cofused you all help about poke

  6. Oniyarabi says:

    I thank you all for your wonderful contribution on the meaning of poke.
    It was when i was reading meanings on this page that i got better understanding of the word.
    What matters is communication.Once the receiver get the message correctly, then why stressing yourself.

  7. Anonymous says:

    to me the poke is a type of flirt.

  8. Akeem Abdullahi says:

    Thanks 4 d explanation of poke. I thought it was an abusive word at first, coz some1 sent it to me.but now am convinced about it.tanks…

  9. Jumal Tantric says:

    Poke is also a way to flirt ..dont get it twisted ..its a figurative world we live in

  10. Xwiz says:

    I always knew, though I didn’t know about that allowing to view stuff

  11. Bravohams says:

    Thanks 4 d explanation.

  12. anonymous says:

    I never knwe the true meaning untill now, thanks

  13. Anonymous says:

    i nw understand d meaning of poke.

  14. babloo says:

    thnksss…

  15. Anonymous says:

    Thank you for the definition. I’ve just begun exploring FB and other similar sites and was really puzzled. In WV “poke” can also mean a brown paper bag or other bags like it. That is real old WV backwoods english.

  16. Ogechukwu says:

    Now i have understand the meaning of being poked.

  17. RedX says:

    thanks.. now I understand the meaning of poke..
    my girlfriend send me a poke in facebook..
    I’m so afraid to poke her back…
    but now I know.. :))

  18. Jomin says:

    Thank you very much.actually it is really a confusing word thank you.

  19. ehra says:

    tnx 4 giving me the meaning of poke

  20. recto says:

    I thought “POKE” means to shock someone

  21. mielang sidzumo says:

    Thnks a lot, now I have an understanding as to wat poke mean! Thank u, u gr8

  22. Shashank says:

    Thnx.. I pokd sum1 by mistake.. Didnt knew wat it meant.. Bt nw i feel ok tat i hvnt dun nethng wrng..

  23. faye says:

    i am curious about this poke before that’s why i searched on it, at least i knew it already, thanks!

  24. hilda says:

    is good to know. knowledge is good.,thank for letting me know the meaning of pork!

  25. Hitesh says:

    Thanx.. m glad 2 knw abt it as i was bit puzzld b4…

  26. Anonymous says:

    How does this relate to “a pig in a poke?”

  27. Shubham says:

    Thnx 4 d help.

  28. annanya says:

    but i didnt gt the meaning still…
    wat u mean by “dont stop poking”
    if any1 knows plz help me.

  29. Anonymous says:

    Thank so mush 4 d explanation

  30. ELIMO says:

    i less understood the word, but is very serious to see someone poke u on facebook.
    the word doesn’t seems to be a friendly or a kind word at all, it looks very conflicting and insulting. by the way thanks 4 the explanation.

  31. Izo says:

    Thnx.many pple told me -ve definations bt 4 nw i knw

  32. Oyeniyi Ayobamy says:

    I’ve always had a different and awkward idea about the meaning pf not until I had to check for the meaning on here. Thanks.

  33. amey says:

    thanks for the explaination.

  34. tapasya says:

    heyy,if dis z da meaning of a poke
    den, thanx a lot!

  35. Anushka says:

    hey….thnxxx 4 d meaning ful explanation f d word Poke…..

  36. rina jane says:

    now i know what is the meaning of the poke thank you for letting me know that UN familiarize word thank 4 sharing :)

  37. tabeena says:

    thanks for d hlp.i ws so cnfsed about d wrd pke.actully sme1 poked me then i thought sme1 ditched me.but thanks to u fr slving ma prblm.

  38. Nice information .
    I was unaware of the last one . Its really of some use to me :D

  39. sonal says:

    thanks for the useful information :D

  40. Michael musembi says:

    Thanx 4 explaining de word ‘poke’. Had negative idea about it. I can now poke back!. Little knowledge is very dangerous.

  41. fariszis says:

    i thought poking is like hitting or punching someone,. Actually it is but in a positive way ;),. It just means to get the poked persons attention ))

  42. Ayehr says:

    Now i kn0w d meaning got it! Somebody poke me, then i gt curious wht d meaning then after kn0wing it i poked him back! :) tnx.

  43. preet miglani says:

    thnx a ton…

  44. Mohit says:

    nice yaar you cleared the doubt… thanks.

  45. Saumil says:

    thanx…very much

  46. Anonymous says:

    thanks for letting me to knoe the correct meaning.

  47. udd says:

    thanx for meaning of poke on f’bk

  48. secret person says:

    I was curious about the word “poke” but now I know tnx for the meaning… POKE ME…

  49. buchana emmanuel says:

    have undewrstood it thanx

  50. edmund says:

    yea i know no why a freind poked me…better poke her back

  51. Omamuli ovedje says:

    Now i know the meaning of poke, thank.

  52. Saboor says:

    thanks now i m able to know the meaning of poke thanks again

  53. rakesh says:

    thanks for the meaning of poke.

  54. rabnoor says:

    thanx 4 the meaning of poke

  55. Ritika says:

    tnx…for d explanation of dis bewildering word!!!!

  56. amina says:

    thanx i didnt knw the real meaning of it,but now i knw it

  57. Dhanush.B says:

    Thnx for the very good information of poke which can be used in facebook it’s sooo helpfull for me and may be all I Wish google site
    &
    Happy deepawali to google group & all other google subscribers

  58. NEELESH says:

    NOW I UNDERSTOOD WHAT POKE IS

  59. nyityo terkuma says:

    now i understood the meaning of poke

  60. i get poked all the time i think its pretty hilarious cuz i have no clue sometimes who is poking me…. but now i know how i can find out.. Thanksssss a million lol..

  61. lokesh says:

    thanks for help me in understanding the meaning of poke. I always thought that it was a abusing word, bt nw i hv undrstud the meaning of poke.

  62. Monìs says:

    Thnx..dat z a helpful info for fb users..

  63. bobby says:

    yes, thx i can now understand the mean of poke on facebook.

  64. Rachit says:

    Poke means to get an attention of someone or to initiate a conversation. Its a gud feature provided by facebook, not a meaningless or useless. Enjoy poking…..

  65. DeadBattery says:

    POKE someone to let them PEEK your page.

  66. Arjun Bisht says:

    Thanks for the Explanation ..

    I was utter in chaos with the word of POKE

  67. niharika says:

    thnx for telling

  68. Anonymous says:

    thanxx i get d meaning f poke…… :)

  69. Balwant says:

    Thanks to all who give their views about POKE

  70. Anonymous says:

    thanks.. i understand it fully

  71. Sapna says:

    Thanks 4 d meaning….

  72. prajakta says:

    hey thanks a lot……….. :-)

  73. Raju gautam says:

    Thanks fr the meaning of poke in the social network of facebook..,.

  74. cherrybell says:

    thanks for given a meaning of poke,its not bad just they want your atention,to let you know they remember you…or given a chance to be your friend on FACEBOOK…thanks a lot more power google Hod Bless

  75. vera says:

    Thank so mush 4 d explanation

  76. Chikezirim says:

    I now know the meaning of the word. From the various meanings presented it is clear that it is more positive than negative. I take the positive ones.

  77. serg says:

    In russian redaction of facebook it’s button called “wink”

  78. ravi says:

    well…poke is a good option.

  79. Anonymous says:

    thanks for the useful info

  80. Anonymous says:

    thanks for g8ing info about the meaning of poke

  81. t.m.p.s.n says:

    Thankxx…what a wonderful service

  82. Anthony says:

    Now i know the meaning of poke in facebook.

  83. Anonymous says:

    thanx .i feel wrong before know the meaning

  84. shilpa says:

    thnk u…….. I ws annoying, wht it would b…… i gt nw…..

  85. Anonymous says:

    Tanx. 4 d explanatn, i feel relieved. So don’t stop poking!

  86. Rashmi prabha says:

    A very very thanks for explain the meaning of poke

  87. bidhan says:

    Thinking it first as a mixture of hate and disturbance I felt sorrow but now I m feeling OK .This is language.Thanks for meaning.

  88. atmiya patel says:

    thanxx ….4 this information…most of my frndzz told me that poke is not a good word…but now i can say that it’s very useful…..

  89. Santosh Bansode says:

    Thanx friends.

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