How to tag on Facebook

Are you wanting to learn how to tag on Facebook? There are two ways that you can tag people in Facebook.

Do you want to learn how to tag a person in a photo?

‘To tag people or Pages in a photo:
  1. Click the photo to expand it.
  2. Hover over the photo and click Tag Photo at the bottom.
  3. Click the person in the photo and start typing their name.
  4. Choose the full name of the person or Page you want to tag when it appears.
  5. Click Done Tagging.
You can tag up to 50 people or Pages in a photo.’

Source: Facebook Support – https://www.facebook.com/help/227499947267037

Do you want to learn how to tag a person in a post or comment?

When you are sharing some great content you found or making a comment that one of you don’t want your friends to miss, you want to tag them. By ‘tagging’ your Facebook friends in any post, they will get a notification. This is the best way to make sure that your friend or friends see your post without having to make the message private in messenger.

To be technical and geeky about it, Facebook actually calls this a mention, not a tag.

Do you want to learn learn how to mention a person on Facebook?

To mention a person in a post or comment:
  1. Type the person’s name with a capitalized first letter.
  2. Select a name from the list that appears.

Source: Facebook Support – https://www.facebook.com/help/218027134882349

How to tag a business on Facebook

To mention a Page or group in a post or comment:
  1. Type “@” and then the Page’s or group’s name.
  2. Select a name from the list that appears.

Please note that some business pages prevent you from tagging them in their settings. Also, it’s worth noting that if you mention or tag a private group only the private group members will see your message.

Source: Facebook Support – https://www.facebook.com/help/218027134882349

 

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