First of all, you should know the difference if tag and mention. Tag means including that person name where he/she is available with you in that photo or video or any post you have made. And mention means making your friends know that something is there that you’re mentioned friend should know or he/she is the one to be mentioned. While mentioning it is not necessary to have a role of that person in that post.
Instagram is the place where you are allowed to share photos and videos and also mention your friends in comments and tag them in your posts.
To tag someone in Instagram post, you need to follow these steps:
- First you will need to go with process of the uploading a post. So, you need go for the plus (+) sign in the middle of bottom of the home screen. That will be the navigation bar where you will get other tabs as well. After taping you will see your gallery photos.
- You can choose a photo from there or just click a new one and for that, you will Photo and Video options as well.After selecting the picture, or multiple photos, you need to go through the edit process. You can edit the photo in your own as you like it.
- Then you will need to tap on the “Next” button in the top right corner of the screen.Then the last step is place where you can add a caption for your photo or add location or share in other social sites as well.In the same screen, you will see the “Tag People” section.
- That is what you need to tap on and then you can write the username of that person you want to tag in your post.This is the easiest way and if you think this is not happening then you can tag using the “@username” symbol and username in the caption. This will also tag that person but in the mention way.
Tagging was quite easy. If you need to mention some in a comment then, follow these steps:
- Go to the comment section of that post that you want to mention someone. As you go for the comment section you can type a comment in there. So, you actually need to do is typing here.
- Here, you need to type the username of that person you want to mention in the comment of the particular post. You should start a mention tag with a ‘@’ like “@username”.
- As you type the ‘@’ and the first letter of the username the suggestion will pop up and you can choose form there instead typing the full username. Then you just need to psot that comment and your friend you mention will get a notification and they will check your comment and post as well.
You can tag or mention anyone form the Instagram which can be your follower or you follow or neither you nor he/she had followed you. But the person you want to tag or mention should have the public profile.