Tagging

Tagging is currently only available for the iPhone and Android apps.

Tagging People in Your Photos

You can tag people as you're sharing a photo or to an existing photo. There isn't a way to tag people in videos that you share.

To tag people as you're posting a photo:

  1. Tap Tag People from the Share screen.
  2. Tap on someone in the photo.
  3. Start entering their name or username and select them from the dropdown menu. If you don't see the person you're looking for, tap Search for a person.

To add people to a photo you've already uploaded:

  1. Go to the photo.
  2. Tap (Apple iOS) or(Android) above the photo.
  3. Tap Tag People.
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No. Only the person who uploaded the photo can tag people in it.

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The people you tag in a photo are visible to anyone who can see the photo.

If your photos are public, anyone can see the photo and the person you tagged will get a notification. If your photos are private, only your approved followers can see the photo. The person you tag in the photo will get a notification if they're following you.

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Photos You're Tagged in on Your Profile

To see photos other people have tagged you in, go to your profile and tap . You can choose to manually or automatically add these photos to your profile.

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When other people tag you in photos, these photos may show up on your profile. To see photos you've been tagged in, go to your profile and tap . Who can see these photos on your profile depends on your visibility settings:

  • Posts are Public: Anyone can see photos you're tagged in on your profile
  • Posts are Private: Only confirmed followers can see photos you're tagged in on your profile

You can hide photos you're tagged in from your profile or remove the tag if you don't want anyone to see them. You can also choose to manually approve photos you're tagged in before they appear on your profile.

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To hide a photo you're tagged in:

  1. Tap the photo
  2. Tap your username
  3. Tap Hide from My Profile then Done

You can add a photo back to your profile by going to it, repeating steps 1-2 above and then tapping Show on My Profile.

You can also hide multiple photos from your profile at once.

On iPhone:

  1. Go to your profile and tap
  2. Tap in the top right, then select Edit Tags
  3. Tap the photos you'd like to hide from your profile, then tap Hide from Profile

On Android:

  1. Go to your profile and tap
  2. Tap in the top right, then select Hide Photos
  3. Tap the photos you'd like to hide from your profile, then tap in the top right

Keep in mind that hiding a picture from your profile doesn't remove you from the photo itself. Learn more about removing yourself from a photo you're tagged in.

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You can choose whether photos you're tagged in appear on your profile automatically or manually. When you choose to add photos manually, they'll appear on your profile only after you approve them. By default, when someone tags a photo or video of you, it will automatically be added to your profile.

To manually select the photos that appear on your profile:

  1. Go to your profile and tap
  2. Tap on Android or on iPhone in the top-right corner
  3. Tap Add Automatically or Add Manually

If you choose to add photos to your profile manually, you'll still be notified when someone tags you in a photo. To add that photo to your profile, tap on the photo, then tap your username and select Show on My Profile.

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Except for people you've blocked, anyone can tag you in their photos. You can choose to manually or automatically include these photos on your profile.

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To remove yourself from a photo someone tagged you in:

  1. Tap on the photo
  2. Tap your name
  3. Tap More Options > Remove Me from Photo
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