What does poking someone on Facebook mean?

Ever wondered what is Poke on Facebook? What does it mean if someone pokes me on Facebook? People sometimes misunderstood Facebook Poke and they think it is symbol of disturbing and annoyance.

Facebook poke

Following are the correct meanings you can derive from Poking at Facebook:

  1. A poke from someone basically means that s/he is trying to get your attention. It’s one of the meaningless features that are used just to annoy someone.
  2. If you poke someone not in your network and they poke back, you can view their Timeline even if your not their friend!
  3. If someone pokes, they are allowing you to see your Facebook timeline for 3 days, so you can know who they are and hopefully you add them as a friend.

Hope your doubts and questions about Facebook Poke are clear now. Kindly share this to tell others the meaning of poking at Facebook.