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How to tag a video on Facebook

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You have decided to upload to Facebook any videos you’ve shot over the last weekend, but don’t know how to tag friends who were with you? Don’t worry, I know that you are not tech savvy and that you have joined Facebook for a very short time but, with the instructions I am about to give you, you will be able to do it in no time.

In fact, in today’s guide, I’ll show you how to tag a video on facebook using the official app of the social network for smartphones and tablets (therefore for Android and iOS) and the computer, via the web version of Facebook and its official application for Windows 10. In addition, I will also explain how to tag a friend in a video YouTube posted on Facebook.

How do you say? Can’t wait to start reading the tips I’ve written for you and put them into practice? Then sit down comfortably and pay attention to the procedures outlined in this guide of mine. All that remains for me is to wish you a good read and, above all, a big good luck for everything!

How to tag a video on Facebook

If your intention is to tag one or more friends in a video on Facebook, what you have to do is to carefully read the procedures that I will describe to you in the following chapters, inherent to theFacebook app for Android and iOS, at the Web version of the social network accessible from browser and its own official application for Windows 10.

Smartphones and tablets

If you are using the Facebook for smartphones and tablets Android or iOS, to tag someone in a video you must first click on the caption What are you thinking about, which you find in the area at the top, on the main screen of the app.

Once this is done, press onicon with picture (Photo / Video) that you find below and select the video you want to post from your device’s Gallery. Now, press on the bar at the bottom, in order to expand the different items concerning the elements that you can add to your post. Then press on the wording Tag people (on Android) or Tag your friends (on iOS) and choose one or more names that you find in the list that is shown to you.

When you are done, click on the button end, located at the top. Well: we’re almost there! Now you just have to add any other element, such as the mood or the position of the place where you recorded the video, type the text of the post and press the button Publish, located at the top right.

If, on the other hand, you have published a video on Facebook, forgetting to add the tags of the friends who were with you, what you have to do is locate the post on your diary and press the icon (…), located at the top. In the box that is shown to you, then select the item Edit the post, to access the video publishing mode, and follow the same procedures that I indicated at the beginning of this chapter, in order to tag one or more friends in the video. Easy, right?

Computer

How to tag a video on Facebook from PC

If you want tag a friend in a Facebook video acting as a computer, you can proceed via the web version of the well-known social network or using his own desktop application for Windows 10. I warn you that the procedures that I will describe to you are the same for both solutions.

First, on the main Facebook screen, click on the button Photo / Video, which you find in the area at the top, under the wording What are you thinking about. Once this is done, select the video you want to post from your PC and press the button You open. At this point, while waiting for the video to be processed, press the button Tag friends (from web browser) or Tag people (in the Windows 10 app).

Now you just have to type in the name of the person you want to tag, using the appropriate box that is shown to you, and click on the corresponding name, among those suggested. Finally, press the button Publish, below, to post the video in your diary.

In case you have already published a video, forgetting to put the tags, you will have to follow a different procedure, depending on whether you are using the web version of Facebook or the application for Windows 10. In the first case, on the main screen of your Facebook profile , select the items Photos> Albums, which you find at the top, and choose the album Video. Once you’ve located the video you want to tag, click thepencil icon, which you find in the upper right corner, in its miniature. Then choose the item Edit this video, to change it.

How to add a tag to a video on Facebook from PC

In the new screen that is shown to you, use the text box In this video, located at the top, to type the names of the people you want to tag. When you are done, simply press the button Save, below, to confirm the changes made.

If you use the Facebook application for Windows 10instead, it identifies the video on your wall and click on the icon (…), located alongside. In the box that is shown to you, choose the item Edit post and press on the bar at the bottom that is shown to you below the video. From the items you see, choose the one named Tag people and use the appropriate text box to type the names of the friends you want to add as a tag to the video. Then confirm everything by pressing the key Save, placed at the top.

How to tag a YouTube video on Facebook

Want to share a video of YouTube on Facebook, tagging friends who are portrayed within it? Nothing simpler. What you need to do is follow the procedures that I will show you in the next chapters.

Smartphones and tablets

How to tag a YouTube video on Facebook from a smartphone

If you are watching a video on YouTube via the official service app for Android or iOS, the first thing you need to do is share the link in the Facebook. This can be done by pressing the key Share, which you find just below the video playing in the YouTube app, and select the icon of Facebook from the box that opens, in order to create the draft for publishing the post on the social network.

The above procedure can also be done by copying the video URL and pasting it into the post publishing box in the app Facebook, as I have explained to you in this guide of mine.

At this point, in the app Facebook, press the button Tag people (on Android) or Tag your friends (on iOS) and choose one or more names you see in the list on the screen. All you have to do is press the keys end And Publish, to confirm the publication of the video in your Facebook diary.

In case you have mistakenly posted the video without adding the tags, you don’t have to worry: you just have to press on the icon (…), located next to it, on your diary, and press the entry Edit the post. Then follow the same procedures I indicated in the previous paragraphs to add a tag to the YouTube video.

Computer

How to tag a YouTube video on Facebook from a web browser

If you want to tag your friends portrayed in a video of YouTube on Facebook, you must first copy its URL. Don’t know how to do it? Then check out my guide on how to copy a link from YouTube. Once this is done, paste it into the creation box of a Facebook post, named What are you thinking about And that’s it. Later, you can also delete the link, as it will have already been incorporated in the post, replacing it with a text of your own imagination.

To add a tag, click the button Tag friends (from browser) or Tag people (from the application for Windows 10) and type the name of the person, using the appropriate text box at the bottom. Then press the button Publish, located at the bottom, to confirm the publication of the video.

Alternatively, you can press the key directly Share, which you find under the video, on YouTube. From the options that are shown to you, then choose Facebook, to open a new browser tab and fill in the post to be published. Now, press the button Tag friends, type the names of the people to tag and complete the procedure by publishing the video, using the button Post to Facebook.

How to tag a YouTube video on Facebook from PC

If you’ve already posted a YouTube video on Facebook without having tagged any of your friends, don’t worry, you can fix it in no time. First, locate the video on your wall and press the icon (…), located next to it. In the box that appears, then choose the item Edit post and press the button Tag friends (from web browser) or Tag people (in the application for Windows 10). Then use the text box below to type the names of your friends and finish the operation by pressing the key Save, placed at the top.