Who can tag me and how do I know if someone tags me on Facebook?
Over the next few months, we're updating how www.facebook.com looks. Learn more about how to switch between New and Classic Facebook. Click below to go to the directions for the version you're using.
Anyone can tag you in photos and other posts. Tags from people you're not friends with may appear in your timeline review, where you can decide if you want to allow them on your timeline. Remember, posts you choose not to allow on your timeline may appear in News Feed and elsewhere on Facebook.
Depending on your settings, you'll receive a notification when someone tags you. You can choose what notifications you receive about tags from your settings.
To choose what notifications you get about tags:

New Facebook
  1. Click in the top right.
  2. Select Settings & Privacy > Settings.
  3. Click Notifications in the left column.
  4. Click Tags to see all your choices.
  5. From here, you can:
    • Choose the audience you want to get notifications from. Click the circle to the right of the audience (example: Anyone or Friends) to select.
    • Choose how you want to get the notifications. Click to the right of Push, Email or SMS to select. Learn more about Facebook notifications.
Classic Facebook
  1. Click in the top right and select Settings.
  2. Click Notifications in the left column.
  3. Click Tags. From here, you can:
    • Choose the audience you want to get notifications from. Click the circle to the right of the audience (example: Anyone or Friends) to select.
    • Choose how you want to get the notifications. Click to the right of Push, Email or SMS to select. Learn more about Facebook notifications.
You can also choose to review photos friends tag you in before they appear on your timeline by turning on timeline review.
If you don't like something you're tagged in, you can remove the tag or ask the person who tagged you to remove the post.
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