How to Tag Someone in a Facebook Post

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This Itechguide teaches you how to tag someone in a Facebook post. The guide offers steps to tag someone in a Facebook post from the App or from a PC.

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How to Tag Someone in a Facebook Post from the App

How to Tag Someone in a Facebook Post from the App
The steps in this section was performed from the Facebook App for Android. The steps can also be used for the App for iPhone.
  • Open the Facebook App on your phone. Then login with your account.
How to Tag Someone in a Facebook Post from the App
  • On top of the App, tap What’s on your mine? field. This will open Create post.
How to Tag Someone in a Facebook Post from the App
  • On the New post pop up, tap What’s on your mine?
  • Then type the @ sign. To get to the @ sign, tap !#1 key on your keyboard. Then tap the @ sign.
  • When you type @ sign, Facebook will automatically suggest names of friends to tag. If you want to tag any of the persons suggested, tap on the name.
  • Alternatively, to tag another person, start typing the person’s name. Facebook will list names of your friends that begins with the name you typed. To tag someone in a Facebook post, tap the name from the list.
  • The person you selected will appear in your post. To share the post, tap POST.
You may also tag someone in a Facebook post by tapping the Tag people icon. The Tag people icon is displayed when you tap What’s on your mind? at the App homepage. See the images below…
How to Tag Someone in a Facebook Post from the App

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How to Tag Someone in a Facebook Post from a PC

to tag someone in a facebook post
  • Open Facebook.com from your PC. Then, if you are not logged already, login with your account.
  • On your Facebook News Feed page, click on What’s on your mind?
to tag someone in a facebook post
  • Then, beneath the new post pop up window, click Tag friends.
to tag someone in a facebook post
  • When you click Tag friends, a field labelled Who are you with? will be displayed just above the Tag friends button.
  • Start typing the name of the friend you want to tag in the post. Facebook will display a list of your friends that their name begin with the letters you typed. To tag someone in a Facebook post, select the name from the list.
  • To tag more friends in the pots, type the name and select the best match from the list.
  • When you finish tagging all the people you want to, to share the post click Post.

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