How To Avoid Being Tagged in Pictures on Facebook

Facebook's photo-tagging functionality is an awesome way to share images amongst your connected friends. Sometimes however, a few photos might show up that you'd rather want to avoid.

It often happens - we've been tagged in an inappropriate photos. If you're are so concerned about your privacy on Facebook, you can prevent your name from being suggested when Facebook recognizes you in a photo one of your friends posts.

Here's how to disable autotagging on Facebook.

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How To Avoid Being Tagged in Pictures on Facebook

To change the setting, log in to your Facebook account and click the down arrow on the right side. Select "Settings" from the drop-down menu.

How To Avoid Being Tagged in Pictures on Facebook

Click Timeline and Tagging from the left-hand menu.

How To Avoid Being Tagged in Pictures on Facebook

In the "How can I manage tags people add and tagging suggestions" section, choose "Edit" link to the right of "Who sees tag suggestions when photos that look like you are uploaded."

How To Avoid Being Tagged in Pictures on Facebook

Now you'll notice the expanded section. Choose " No-one" from the drop-down list.

How To Avoid Being Tagged in Pictures on Facebook

Choose "Close" to hide the details for this setting.

How To Avoid Being Tagged in Pictures on Facebook

Now you'll notice that the setting is changed and saved as "No One".

How To Avoid Being Tagged in Pictures on Facebook

Let us know in the comments about any Facebook photo tag blunder stories you've experienced!

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