Sunday, 4 October 2015

How to prevent unwanted tagging on Facebook

In case you dont know, Facebook is an online social networking web service which is a convinient platform to share pictures, comments, music, and videos.

As the facebook team strives to make the platform better and more interactive, there would be room for abuse by some users. This abuse might come in different ways and one of the popular type is the tagging feature on your timeline.

When sharing a picture, A user may want to tag friends to increase his/her audience but this can be disturbing atimes and the user might feel helpless to resist such gesture in the future due to the lack of the know-how.

In this tutorial, Jovago shares ideas on how you can stop unwanted tagging.

Remove tags from photo

If you are tagged by a friend in a photo that is uninteresting to you, you can remove your name from the post by clicking the photo and on the remove tag button.

Unfollow updates;

There are cases where you may like the post you are tagged but you do not want to receive the notifications or updates, you can unfollow the post. This is easier because you do not need to go through the process of removing tags.

Approve posts

Facebook users cannot stop friends from tagging them. Yet, with the privacy settings, they can approve posts they are tagged in. Wondering how to do this?

Click Timeline and Tagging in privacy setting.
Then click on edit settings. A window will pop up where you will find review post friends tagged.

Once you click on the 'edit' icon which pops up, a drop down menu will show the default setting as disable. You need to enable the setting so that you can approve any posts you are tagged.

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