How to Remove a Tag on Facebook?

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Facebook is the most popular social networking company that helps people to connect and share their special moments with their family and friends online. It was first started by a Harvard University student named Mark Zuckerberg along with other friends namely Eduardo SaverinAndrew McCollumDustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes. At first, it was called “The Facebook”

At first, it was called “The Facebook” and it started in the year 2004. Currently, it has 1.18 billion active users across the globe. Now, Facebook is one of the largest corporations in the world, which has its headquarter in Menlo Park, California, U.S.A. Anyone having a valid email id with age above 13 years can open a Facebook account and get connected with friends. 

Initially, it was started to connect Harvard University students only. But from 2006 onwards, it was made available for free access by anyone. In February 2012, it got public in the NYSE. At that time of public listing, it was the highest market capitalized company of all time. On the first trading day, it had a market capitalization of $104 billion.

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And in 2015, it became the fastest-growing company, which touched the $250-billion market cap. And then, it touched $300 billion valuation too.

But the biggest question that comes in everyone’s mind is why people love to use Facebook or why it has the largest user base in the social networking category though there are several other social networking websites present on the internet. The answer is very simple. There is a lot of ways to communicate, but Facebook is totally unique in connecting and sharing with others. 

Here, you can share your experiences, pictures, videos at the same time. As it is one of the most popular websites, using this user id, one can authorize to use different services offered by other companies, which is very effective and productive too in terms of a customer’s viewpoint.

How Does Sharing Work?

Facebook allows sending a direct message and updating status to friends to allow them to know what is going on in your life. You can share different content like links, photos, and videos. The biggest benefit of sharing is that you will able to deliver it to all your friends at the very same time. You can even tag your friends so that they can see your posts.

But before we get to the topic of how to remove a tag on Facebook, let us first have a look at what tagging a person in Facebook is all about!

What Is Tagging in Facebook?

As Facebook is overloaded sometimes with news feed, photos, videos, among all, your friends can miss the important update that you wanted to share with them. The tagging system is used to target specific people in some media. One can tag his friends in anything like posts, pictures, videos etc. Adding is a tag that helps people to follow the link.

Why Do People Use Tags?

Adding tags help people know when they were in photos or videos. Also, they can tag you in some updates where they feel that you must be a part of the context. This post goes to the person’s profile and appears in their friends’ feed.

Nowadays, it is treated as a strong marketing tool and companies also tag their relevant customers in their posts for which the customer can see the respective product offered by the company.

How to Tag?

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Though tags can be used on different types of content, it’s easy to use. Start typing a friend’s name in the appropriate field. Then, the popup will come with a person’s name and allow you to select among the list. Once the person is tagged, his name will show in blue and he will also get a notification. This is the best way to get attention to certain posts for specific people to see it.

As it is the best way to get attention, some people were misusing it recently; so Facebook has incorporated a new way wherein the person can get to untag also.

Adding a tag is very simple. When you are typing your update, you start typing with the person’s name and the list will pop up. Facebook uses a guessing system in the process, wherein if you are typing a name then the name with the letters will show up. Once the update is posted, your tagged friend will be notified.

  • Tagging Photos

Photos have multiple purposes. It basically has the same goal as tags where the tagged friend will get the notification on certain posts. Photo tags can be placed on specific parts of the photo as it will help to identify the person in the picture. You can tag your friends and after completing the process click done tagging, which is placed at the bottom of the photo.

  • Tagging Notes

Normally, notes are lengthy in size. It is specific as an article, essay or list. When writing a note, just scroll to the tags text box at the bottom and then start typing the names. When you post the note, those tagged in it will get the notification.

Every person will get the notification on Facebook in the upper hand right corner of his profile page.

How to Remove a Tag on Facebook?

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There are solutions available to remove tag Facebook. You can go to settings and apply a filter from where you can restrict the tag feature, which will help you first notify yourself and then if you allow it will appear on your friends’ feed.  

To start the process, go to the activity log and then click on the square button. Now select the photos; you will see the notification – from here, you can remove a tag. After that, you can report too if you feel it’s annoying. Click ‘hide photos’ to confirm the untag process.  You can also delete notifications on Facebook that are annoying you. Moreover, you can also report the annoying person on Facebook

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Amartya

A 22-year-old Bong from Kolkata, Amartya's passion for 'sondesh' is matched only by his curiosity in tech. Rumour has it, that he once got a nasty electric shock. Ever since then he has been found to dismantle electronics with a vengeance and mod everything that goes beep. He can be found lurking around Facebook or in the comments section of this blog. He is also a part of the editorial team at Expert Hoot and at MegaBlogging

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