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shareaholic firefox addonIf you’re a typical internet user, you’ve probably signed up for a handful of different social networks over the years. All of these social networks no doubt mean completely different things to you, as they each have a separate set of your friends subscribed, different uses and often hold unique interests at heart. In other words, the things you share with each social network are tailored individually to each network and audience.

Despite keeping these networks separate in your own head, the everyday browsing habits of internet users usually involve one main browser set-up, often with a bunch of extensions. But who wants to have a different extension for each social network you want to share to? Not me! Not when there’s a way of sharing to all your networks using the one extension, Shareaholic.

What Is the Shareaholic Firefox Addon?

Shareaholic is a browser extension for Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari, and Internet Explorer. It’s also available as a bookmarklet for use in any other browser. We’re going to focus on the Firefox extension for now.

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In addition to these browser tools, Shareaholic also offers blog sharing tools and analytics for publishers. So, take a closer look around if that interests you.

Share To Anywhere

There are 100+ popular social networks and tools supported by Shareaholic, and it’s possible for you to choose which of these to list and in what order they appear. Because of this, you should be able to share directly to almost any social network or tool you like, including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Stumbleupon, WordPress, LinkedIn, Evernote, Hootsuite, Tumblr, Delicious,, Pocket, Gmail and many more. Since it’s entirely up to you, you can make this the most powerful and productive browser tool you ever use.


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Keeping Things Neat

Since you only need one browser extension to share with multiple social networks, you can cut down on the total amount of extensions you have active in your browser. This will keep your toolbars neat and cut down on extension slowness.

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How To Use Shareaholic

Shareaholic sits unobtrusively on your toolbar until you’re ready to share something. When you’re on a page worth sharing, simply click the Shareaholic button and choose the service you want to share to from the menu (which you will have already customized to show your favorite services). Shareaholic then pops up a window ready to share. Mostly, this window contains the correct page to share items directly to that service, with all the details of the page you were on filled in. This means that for any given service you can access all the bells and whistles available including delayed posting, choice of image, tagging and more.

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Shareaholic Accounts

Registration is not required, but it is available as an option. For people who use multiple browsers, you’ll appreciate that you can sync your Shareaholic settings by signing up for an account. Any services added to Shareaholic via one browser extension (or the website) will be ready to use in other browsers immediately.

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Recommended By Mozilla

The Shareaholic Firefox addon is loved by so many people that it now comes recommended by the Mozilla foundation itself.It was the Grand Prize Winner of Mozilla’s own Extend Firefox contest.

Also Read

If you’re a Chrome user and you want to give it a try, check out the Shareaholic review for Chrome Shareaholic Lets You Share All The Cool Stuff You Find On The Web [Chrome] Shareaholic Lets You Share All The Cool Stuff You Find On The Web [Chrome] The Internet is all about sharing. Word of mouth is how we tend to stumble upon the best content on the web. After all, if your friends think something is cool, you can probably trust... Read More . For Firefox users, check out the Best Firefox Add-ons for more great tools to try.

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  1. Tad Campbell
    February 2, 2013 at 6:16 am

    I used Shareaholic for the longest time but have since realized it's a lot better to simply create a bookmark folder on the Bookmarks Bar with the social media bookmarklets (they're more reliable, it looks better than another button cluttering up the corner, and it's one less extension bogging down the browser).

    • Angela Alcorn
      February 3, 2013 at 3:30 pm

      So, you've basically created your own Shareaholic extension using bookmarklets. Cool! :)

  2. Sanjay Kumar
    January 21, 2013 at 9:44 am

    I am searching for keyboard shortcuts for this add on, can any one help...
    when mouse hover on this i see a (shift-Z), and internal is has a letter underline like D underlined for "delicious" and for others too.. But i cant find how to use those shortcuts.

  3. Nevzat Akkaya
    January 21, 2013 at 8:11 am

    Impressive extension for sharing, to say the least!

  4. joe pianta
    January 19, 2013 at 3:15 am

    i use this. I do clip the shared by tag in order to fit more of what I need to say in twitter posts.

  5. Paul Hays
    January 18, 2013 at 8:53 pm

    I've used this addon. Pretty attractive, though ultimately, I settled on AddThis for my sharing.