As all Opera users know Facebook @mentions does not work in Opera, good news is Opera sitepatch team released new update to browser.js which contains fix to enable @mentions on Facebook.

Here is the patch description the released for Facebook @mentions

“PATCH-264, Enable @mentions on Facebook. Not going to mention anything about it other than that it will be removed as soon as they fix it”.

Until Facebook fixes @mentions issue in Opera, this update will be helpful and allows users to use @mentions in Facebook.

making Facebook @mentions to work in Opera

Opera automatically downloads browser.js once a week.You can apply latest update to Opera manually by following the steps mentioned below

  • Go to the Browser JavaScript in Opera and change  the value  to ‘1’.
  • Click “Save” and check for updates from Help menu.

Opera blog mentions that this is not a final solution for Facebook @mentions issue.