Frequent question: Why can’t I tag someone’s name on Facebook?

Your tag may need to be approved by the person you tagged or the person who posted the photo (if it is not yours), depending on their privacy settings for Timeline Review or tag review. You may not see the option to tag people in photos posted by others, depending on their audience settings.

Why is Facebook tagging not working?

If Facebook Tagging Isn’t Working

If it seems like Facebook tagging isn’t working, meaning that your @ doesn’t function, it could be that your friend disabled this option on their account. Try tagging someone else and see if that works.

Why can’t I tag someone in my post?

The person you are trying to tag might have a private profile and have their settings set on people not being able to tag them. Another reason could be that you are not following the person you are trying to tag. So, follow the user, then try tagging.

How do I allow tags on Facebook?

Scroll down and tap Settings. Scroll down to Notifications and tap Notification Settings, then tap Tags. Tap to the right of Push, Email or SMS to select.

How do you tag someone on FB?

To tag someone in your post, start typing their name and then select their profile from the dropdown menu that appears (make sure to capitalize the first letter of their name). To tag a Page, type the “@” symbol and then start typing the Page’s name.

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How do I tag someone on Facebook after posting?

To tag someone on Facebook page’s post:

  1. Click the photo you want to tag.
  2. Click in the top right of the photo.
  3. Click the person in the photo and start typing their name.
  4. Select the full name of the person or Page you want to tag when it appears.
  5. Click Done Tagging.

How do you tag someone in a comment?

Tag someone by typing their name.

Begin a post or a comment on another post, photo, or video. Start typing someone’s name anywhere in the post or comment. Facebook will make suggestions as you type. Alternatively, type @ before typing a user’s name.