How to mention on Facebook: During your last vacation, you took tons of photos with your friends. Now you would like to publish them on Facebook, tagging everyone who has joined you in this wonderful adventure. Unfortunately, however, you are not very familiar with the technology and are not sure how to do this.
How do you say? That’s how things are and you ask yourself, therefore, how to mention on Facebook? Don’t worry: I’m here to help you succeed. In the course of this tutorial, in fact, I will explain step by step how to mention people and pages on the most famous social network in the world. In addition, I will also show you how to tag those who are not among your friends and how to do this in stories. Finally, I will provide you with useful information to ensure that others cannot tag you, both for your profile and for the Facebook pages you manage.
Having said that, if you are curious to know more about it, sit down comfortably, sit in front of the computer or pick up your smartphone and follow what I am about to explain: the procedures to be carried out are very simple and are identical both on PC and on mobile. That said, all I have to do is wish you a good read and a big good luck for everything!
How to mention a person on Facebook
If you wonder how to mention a person on Facebook, you will be happy to know that you can do this through the app Facebook, for Android And iOS, but also from a computer, by connecting to the official website of the social network or using his own application for Windows 10.
That said, to get started, log into your Facebook account and hit the text field What are you thinking about, located at the top. Then type the @ symbol, followed by the name of the person you want to mention (for example @) and select the relevant suggestion from those that appear below, in order to confirm the addition of the mention. Now, you just have to continue writing the post to be published, adding, for example, images or videos (themedia gallery icon).
Alternatively, you can mention a person on Facebook using the feature Tag your friends. In this case, press onlittle man icon and type the name of the person to be mentioned in the text field Who are you with.
After that, select the first name of the user of your interest from the menu that is shown to you, to confirm the addition, complete the preparation of your post (as explained in the previous lines) and publish it by pressing the button Publish.
How to mention a page on Facebook
Would you mention a page on Facebook? Don’t worry, it’s as simple as the procedure for mentioning a person. Again, you can do the same through the Facebook for Android And iOS and from a computer, via the official website of the social network or yours application for Windows 10.
That said, after logging into Facebook, refer to the text field What are you thinking about? located at the top of the News Feed. Now, type the @ symbol, followed by the Facebook page name you want to mention. Finally, to confirm adding the mention, select the page name from the menu that is shown to you.
At this point, you just have to complete the writing of the post, add any multimedia attachments using the tool Photo / video (the media gallery icon) and, at the end of the changes, publish the post on Facebook by pressing the button Publish.
How to mention on Facebook history
Having said that, to proceed, start the official app of the well-known social network and log in to your account, if you have not yet done so. Then, to create a new story, tap on yours profile picture and then on the button Add a story.
Then choose how to create the story, starting, for example, by writing a text or by sharing an image present in the multimedia gallery of your device (Camera Roll) and, to mention a person, just type theirs first name in the text field that is shown to you (or press the button Aa located in the upper right corner, in case the keyboard does not appear automatically).
Once this is done, select the name of the person from the drop-down menu that is shown to you, to confirm the addition of the mention. Finally, after possibly making the desired changes to the story, click on the button Share in the story, to publish it.
The stories from Facebook can also be created by Pages. In this case, however, to start the story creation tool, you must first press on theicon (+), located at theprofile picture of the page and then on the button Create a story.
This will show you the editor for creating the Stories: You can then mention a person simply by typing theirs first name and then publish the history, just as explained in the previous lines.
How to mention non-friends on Facebook
You wonder if it is possible mention non-friends on Facebook? The answer is affirmative and the procedure is identical to that which must be performed to mention friends.
The only difference is that, in case of homonymy, if you do not know the person you want to mention, you have to be careful to select the right profile from the drop-down menu of the mention, which is shown by typing the name of the person to be tagged. .
In this regard, in case of problems or doubts, you can refer to the information I provided you in previous chapter.
How not to be mentioned on Facebook
If you wonder how not to be mentioned on Facebook, you will be happy to know that you can filter the tag turn to your profile by using the menu Settings of the social network. In the following lines, you will find explained how to proceed regarding the personal profile and the Facebook pages.
If you want to disable the possibility of receiving mentions related to yours Facebook profile, press the ☰ icon of the social network, if you are using the app Facebook for Android, iOS or Windows 10, or click the ▼ icon, if you are acting from Web.
Now, in the menu that is shown to you, reach the section Settings> Settings and Privacy. Once this is done, click on the item Journal and tagging and refer to the section Check it out.
At this point, to make sure that the tag control, activate the relative box, in correspondence with the captions Want to check the tags people add to your posts before the tags show up on Facebook? And Want to check the posts they tag you in before the post appears in your timeline?
That way, you won’t stop people from mentioning you, but the tag it will be filtered and you can decide whether to add it to the diary or delete it, using the section Checking the diary, which will be shown to you by activating this option.
As regards, however, the Facebook pages, to disable the possibility of being mentioned, it is necessary to act as a computer.
That said, once you reach the Facebook page screen, click on the menu item Settings located in the top bar; then click on the items Ability to tag And Other people who tag this page and remove the check mark from the wording Allow people and other Pages to tag [nome della pagina].
Finally, to confirm all the changes made, click on the button Save Changes. You didn’t think it would be that easy, did you?