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How to tag on Facebook

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How to tag on Facebook: Dude tagged you in a photo, Gaius tagged you in his note, Sempronio tagged you in his post. By now your e-mail inbox is a flood of notifications from Facebook friends who continue to “tag you”, that is, to tag you and report you in photos, comments and notes published on the most famous social network in the world … and you are angry because you die from the desire to reciprocate and you do not know how to do it yet.

Did I guess? I knew it. So take five minutes of free time and find out once and for all with me how to tag on facebook your friends thanks to the indications I am about to give you. Believe me, it is so simple that as soon as you finish reading you will ask yourself: “but how did I not think about it before?”.

So if you are really interested in finding out what you need to do to be able to tag on Facebook, I suggest you get comfortable and concentrate on the information you find below. Do not worry, this is an operation that can be performed without problems even by those who, a bit like you, do not consider themselves exactly a great expert in terms of social networks and new technologies. Having said that, I would therefore say to ban the chatter and start immediately to get busy. All you ready?

Before moving on to the actual explanations, let’s immediately clarify one thing. On the social network it is possible to tag other users in various ways. Or rather, the modality by which to carry out the tag is almost always the same, what changes are the reference contents. You can in fact tag on Facebook in singles post, in the comments to a post, in the photo or in video. The system is very simple in all cases. Below you will find everything explained in detail.

Also keep in mind that although the various steps below have been performed from a computer, all the various operations for tagging on Facebook can be carried out in a more or less similar way also by acting from smartphones and tablets, both via the official Facebook app and via the web browser that you generally use to browse the web from your device.

Tag in posts

Interested in understanding how to tag a post on Facebook? Then the first things you need to do after logging in to the social network are to click on the box with written inside What are you thinking about? located at the top of the main section of the social network, type the symbol @ (the same one you use for e-mail addresses!) and enter the name of the friend you intend to mention (for example @salvatore aranzulla).

To correctly enter the names of people to tag in your posts, you can help with the autocomplete menu that appears when you type the symbol @ in the status update pane. Keep in mind that in a single post you can tag multiple users at a time but for each of them you will have to carry out the procedure I have just indicated.

Then complete the post by adding the message you think most appropriate and, finally, click on the blue button Publica to publish it immediately. Once the message is published, all the people tagged in it will be notified with automatic notifications from Facebook.

In case of second thoughts, you can always remove the tag added to your post by clicking on arrow pointing down located in the upper right part of the same, by choosing the option Edit post, by clicking on the name of the friend to be “staggare” and selecting the x that you always find next to his name in correspondence with the item With. Then press the button Save to confirm and apply the changes made.

Tag in the comments

How to tag on Facebook

If, on the other hand, you want to find out what needs to be done to be able to tag on Facebook within a comment, the first step you need to take is to identify the post on which you intend to act. Then he presses on the box with the written on it Write a comment… or select the item Reply, type the symbol @ and enter the name of the friend you intend to tag.

To correctly insert the names of people to tag in your posts you can help with the autocomplete menu that appears when you type the symbol @ in the status update pane. Even in this case, in a single post you can tag multiple users at a time but for each of them you will have to carry out the procedure I have just indicated.

Finally, complete the comment by adding the message you deem appropriate and click the button Enter attached to the keyboard to publish it immediately. Once the comment is published, all the people tagged in it will be notified with automatic notifications from Facebook.

Should you have second thoughts, you can cancel the procedure by which to tag on Facebook in the comments by selecting the “offending” comment. By clicking on the icon in the shape of pencil on the right side of the same, by clicking on the item Edit … attached to the drop-down menu that is shown to you, deleting the tag and pressing the button Enter on the keyboard.

Tag in photos

How to tag on Facebook

Did you take a nice photo that immortalizes one or more of your friends and now you would like to understand how to tag on Facebook to be able to report their presence in the shot? Then locate the photo you published and on which you intend to go to act, click on it and then select the item Tag the photo attached to the pop-up menu that is shown to you or select the appropriate button for the tag that is located at the top right.

Then click on the point in the photo where you intend to tag your friend and fill in the box with it written Type a name typing the name of the person you intend to tag. Repeat this for each friend you want to tag in the photo. Finally, press on the voice Completed tag which is located at the bottom.

Also in this case, once the entire procedure for tagging on Facebook has been completed, the people tagged in the photo will be notified with automatic notifications from the social network.

If, on the other hand, you are interested in understanding how to tag on Facebook by acting on a photo yet to be published, go to the main page of the social network, locate the box with written on it What are you thinking about?, click on it, click on the icon depicting a camera and select the photo you want to post on the social network.

Then fill in the field Who were you with? placed next to the item With (if it does not appear automatically, click on the icon depicting a little man) by entering the name of the user you want to tag and select the right match from the context menu that is proposed to you. If you want to tag more than one friend, you have to repeat the procedure I just indicated for each individual user.

Finally, complete the post by entering any message in the field Write something about this photo …, type in the place where the shot was taken, how do you feel and what you are doing at this exact moment using the appropriate buttons visible on the screen and then click on the button Publish. Once the procedure is completed, all the people tagged in photos will be notified with automatic notifications from Facebook.

Regardless of whether you have tagged your friend in a photo already present on Facebook or in a photo that has just been shared, you can always remove the added tag by identifying the photo of your interest, clicking on it, clicking on the button Edit and then clicking on x that you find in correspondence with the name of the friend to remove. To confirm and apply the changes made, click on the button Edit completed.

Tag in videos

How to tag on Facebook

As I have already mentioned to you, it is possible to tag on Facebook also by going to act on a video. To do this, locate the video you published in which you intend to tag other users, press it and then click on the button Tag the video located on the right.

Now fill in the field Who were you with? always present on the right by typing the name of the user you want to tag and then select the right match from the context menu that is proposed to you. If you want to tag more than one friend, you have to repeat the procedure I just indicated for each individual user.

Then click on the blue button Changes completed to complete the procedure to tag your friends. At the end of the procedure, all the people tagged in the video will be notified with automatic notifications from Facebook.

Is the video you want to tag on Facebook yet to post? No problem. In this case, go to the main page of the social network, locate the box with written on it What are you thinking about?, click on it, click on the icon depicting a camera and select the video you want to post on the social network.

Then fill in the field Who were you with? placed next to the item With (if it does not appear automatically, press the icon depicting a little man) by typing the name of the user you intend to tag and then select the right match from the context menu that is proposed to you. If you want to tag more than one friend, you have to repeat the procedure I just indicated for each individual user.

Finally, complete the post by typing any message in the field Write something about this video …, type in the place where the movie was shot, how do you feel and what you are doing using the appropriate buttons visible on the screen and then click on the button Publish.

Should you have second thoughts, you can cancel the procedure for tagging videos on Facebook, both those already present on the social network and those loaded at the moment, identify the video on which to act, by clicking on it, then clicking on the button Edit and clicking on x that you find in correspondence with the name of the friend to remove. To confirm and apply the changes made, press the button Edit completed.