Everyone loves Instagram and its story leaves many people in awe. It’s now the fastest growing social media platform and is now being used more often than Facebook and Tumblr. This application was first launched in San Francisco by two developers: Kevin Systrom and Mie Krieger. It has gained over a million users just two months after its introduction in the market.

Managing an Instagram account may be challenging especially if it’s your first time to use this platform. Since a lot of people are now using this social application more often than Facebook and other applications, this urges them to learn more about it and how this app really works.

You probably know how to post your photos on Instagram. A lot of users can do it the first time they download the app. The next thing you would love to do when you post here is to tag the people you are with during the captured moment. Everyone seems to like this idea that you can share a post with people even if they don’t post the same photo or video as you. However, this may be tricky to do at first. The process would be easier if you know it step by step. So, if you want to add people to your post, here is your guide.

To add someone to a photo or video you are about to post, here’s what you need to do.

Step 1: Select the photo or video you want to post and add filters if you want.

Step 2: Tap “Tag People.” You will see this on the share screen.

Step 3: Tap on someone in the photo.

Step 4: Start typing the name of the person you want to tag.

Step 5: Tap Done or the Check button.

To add someone to a photo or video you have already posted:

Step 1: Go to your post.

Step 2: Tap the 3-dot button above your photo or video.

Step 3: Tap edit.

Step 4: Tap “Tag People.”

Step 5: Tap someone the photo.

Step 6: Start typing the name of the person you want to add.

Step 7: Tap Done or the Check button at the end of the process.

What happens when you tag someone in your photo?

When you tag someone in your photo, they receive a notification Tagging someone in your post is a big help especially if you want people to be notified of your recent picture. A group photo or video is usually associated with tagging to show that you are with those groups when you took the shot. This is a simple form of sharing as it tells people that you have already posted your picture with them.

Tagging on Instagram is not only a personal choice. There are influencers and businesses using this as a form to market their products and channels. You will experience getting tagged by celebrities and other popular personalities. This is a way for them to get to you and eventually sell their products and services online.

Regards, 

Blastgrow Blog – 2020

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