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How to tag someone on Facebook

When you have spent a great time during your weekends, you would definitely want to show it to others. It’s common when people share their photos on Facebook and want to tag their friends on photos, but how to do that?

How to tag a person on Facebook

Facebook, at its core, relies on our connections with other people — and our ability to stay connected by tagging them in funny videos, memes, and statuses.

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First of all, you should open the Facebook app.

  • Log in, if you’re not signed in automatically.
  • You may not be able to tag some people or businesses due to their privacy settings.

How to tag someone in a picture.

If you want to tag someone in a picture, you should follow the steps which would be mentioned in the section below:

  • First of all, you should click on an image in one of your photo albums, on your Timeline, or on another’s Timeline.
  • After that, you should click on the icon like a shopping tag which may be found at the top of the screen.
  • Then, you should click on anywhere on the photo.
  • Next, you should fill in the name of a person.
  • After that, you should click on the name of the person you want to tag when it would be displayed in the dialog box.
  • To finish the process, you should click on X in the upper-left when you’re finished. Your friend will be notified that you tagged them in a picture.

How to tag someone in a post. 

If you want to tag someone in a post, you should follow the steps which would be mentioned in the section below:

  • First of all, you should create a new post. To do that, you should click on the status update prompt at the top of your Newsfeed or Timeline. It will read “What’s on your mind…?”, “Would you like to share an update…?”, or something like that.
  • After that, you should click on Tag People. If there is no option like that, you should click on Add to your post below the message that asks to open the menu of options.
  • Then, you should click on Who are you with? at the top of the screen.
  • Next, you should fill in the name of a person.
  • After that, you should click on the name of the person you want to tag when it appears on the screen. Fill in other people’s names and click them if you want to tag more than one person.
  • Then, you should click on Done in the upper-right. On Android, you should press on Next.
  • To complete the process, you should write a comment and click on Post in the upper-right corner.

How to tag someone by typing their name

If you want to tag someone by typing their name, you should follow the steps which would be mentioned in the section below:

  • First of all, you should start a post or a comment on another post, photo, or video.
  • After that, you should fill in someone’s name anywhere in the post or comment. Facebook will make suggestions as you type.
  • Or, you can also type @ before entering a name. In this way, Facebook would be notified that you want to tag someone in your post or comment.
  • Then, you should click on the name of the user you want to be tagged when it appears.
  • To finish the process, you should click on Post which can be found in the upper-right. Your post or comment will be posted.

As you can see, tagging a person is a very straightforward process. Those methods can help you to share moments with others.

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