Facebook Pronunciations

Jen Lew FacebookThis is definitely a cool addition to Facebook – name pronunciations.

If you can’t pronounce Jen Lew you’ve got some serious issues but there are a lot of people out there that have some funky pronunciations and if you are meeting a client or just don’t want to embarrass yourself this could be extremely handy.

If none of the predetermined clips quite get your name right, you can type in your own pronunciation key.

If you don’t see the prompt, you can also manually check for the feature from the ‘About’ tab on your profile, although it still won’t show up for everyone.

 

How do I add a pronunciation guide to my name?

Adding a pronunciation guide to your name lets you add an audio recording of your name to your profile. People can play this pronunciation guide to hear how to say your name. To add a pronunciation guide:

  1. Go to your profile and click About.
  2. Click Details About You in the left column below your profile photo.
  3. Click How do you pronounce your name? below Name Pronunciation.
  4. Select a suggested pronunciation of your first and last name, or write your own. Clickto the right of any pronunciation to make sure it sounds the way you want it to.
  5. Click Save Changes.