How to prevent tagging one’s photos in Facebook?

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Tagging can be generally defined as a means of information that describes an item and allows the users to find it by means of searching or browsing. The tags can be selected by personal means or by informal means by the creator of the item or by its viewer especially depending on the system. Tagging is nowadays considered to be an important feature for many Web 2.0 services.

The fact is that users can very well tag their photos that they have taken with celebrities and can upload it on Facebook. But the downside is that users can also find their photos tagged in Facebook which will be of no relevance to the user at all. That means that the image is spammed!

Untag photos in Facebook

Even though Facebook allows other users to tag you in a photo, Facebook at the same time has also given privileges for the user to untag the photo also.

How to prevent tagging one’s photos in Facebook?

The following steps have to be followed in order to untag photos in Facebook;

  • Click on to the photo that the user wishes to untag


  • At the bottom of your photo, you can see options such as ‘Photos. Remove Tag’ that will be represented after your name


  • The only thing that the users have to do is to simply select the name and remove the tag

Steps to prevent people from tagging you in a Facebook photo

It is quite easy to prevent people from tagging you in a Facebook photo. The process is done by adjusting the user’s privacy settings. The following steps have to be followed in a step by step manner.

  • Open your Facebook account


  • Navigate to the top right side of the users profile page


  • Now the users will have to click on to the ‘Privacy Settings’ that is present in the drop down menu


  • Users will now have to navigate towards the bottom of the page and will have to locate ‘Apps, Games and Websites’


  • Click on the ‘Apps, Games and Websites’ options


  • Then click on ‘Info accessible through your friends’


  • Finally the users will have to click on to ‘Edit Settings’

  • Once you click on to it, a new window will pop-up that consists of many checked as well as unchecked boxes other than the information that the users share on their Facebook


  • In order to stop other users tagging your photo, you will have to uncheck the box that says that ‘photos and videos I’m tagged in’


  • Finally the users will have to click on to the ‘Save Changes’ button

There is another method also through which the users can prevent people from tagging their photo. The steps are given as follows;

  • Navigate towards Privacy Settings


  • Click on ‘Applications, Games and Websites’


  • Then select ‘What your friends can share about you’


  • Users will then have to uncheck the ‘Photos and videos of me’ option


  • Save Changes


  • The process is done

This is how the users can tag and untag their photos in Facebook.

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