Facebook tag, happens when a friend’s name is included as a link or reference in one of your posts. This gives you the ability to identify people in photos and videos.
Facebook tag, is done to draw the attention of the person that is tagged to the post. When someone is tagged, a link is created to their profile, also the post tagged may be added to that person’s timeline. A friend you tag in your status update can be seen by anyone who sees that update, and clicks on their name or goes to their profile.
Facebook enables you to keep tabs with friends much faster and easier than ever before. It is a platform that enables you to share updates and photos, as well as engage with friends and pages while staying connected to people who are important to you. Since it’s inception in 2004, Facebook has grown to become the giant of all social media, as it has more than half a billion users on its network site.
When someone, is tagged on Facebook, they are notified, which alerts them to the post. Also, if someone is tagged in a post by you or your friend, the post may be visible to the audience chosen also with friends of the tagged person.
Tags can be added to anything you post, like photos and updates, as well as tagging other people’s photos and posts to enable them to add details.
How to Tag on Facebook Photo
Facebook tagging is easy, follow the following steps to get your Facebook tag done;
- As you view a photo on Facebook, search for the “Tag Photo” tab situated at the bottom. Tap on the photo (such as a friend’s face) to begin the tagging procedure
- On the drop-down box that pops up with your friend’s list, choose the friend, or fill in their name to locate them faster
- Choose “Done Tagging” when your done tagging all your friends in the photo. An option location can also be added, or edit whenever you desire.
Tagging on Regular Facebook Post
To tag on someone in a regular Facebook or post a comment, all you need do is enter in an “@” symbol and thereafter, begin typing the users name that you wish to tag, directly beside the symbol, without spaces.
Typing “@name” in a regular post, will prompt a drop-down box, showing you a list of suggested people to tag. This can also be done in the comments sections of posts.
Facebook Tag, keeps you abreast of what your friends are up to, be it thru the pictures and videos they post that have your name.
Facebook Tag, helps you share your fun times with your friends and family.