As you have labels on any product , similarly you have "tags" in Facebook. Just like labeling, you can give a label ( tag ) to your friends in your posts that you daily update.
This is nothing but a link to their profile as soon as you tag them. Suppose, any photo you are uploading, in that you want to name your friends, you can just by "tagging" them.
In Facebook, you can tag anyone in photos, posts, etc. The simple way to tag people is using the symbol "@" before posting and after that type any letter. The list of groups or people appear. You can select the one whom you want to tag. By doing so, after you tag them, the notifications appear in their timeline too to whom you have tagged.
Simple. Just a simple usage of "@" symbol, you can do tagging. Like the usage of "#" tag in Twitter.
|How to Tag in facebook|
In the image, you can see the @ symbol and after that a letter typed "a". In a fraction of a second you can see a list appearing down where there are many profiles. You can select the one for tagging.
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