• How to (Deal with/Control) Unwanted Tagged Photos on Facebook | BST


    Are you worried for unwanted tagging features on Facebook? Do you interrupt when someone tagged you on unrelated or unwanted photos? This post is a solution for your unwanted tagged photos, and you can even control on unwanted notification on Facebook. Let a friend uploaded a photo and tagged you while you were not present on that photo, but Facebook will consider that this is your photo that will published on your timeline and your friends may see your tagged photos by their news feed. Whenever someone like or comment on it, you will get notification. This is not enough. That is a single case for one friend. It may happen for more than one friend, suppose for ten friends then how many notifications will you get, which are totally unrelated to your profile? You will definitely interrupt with this unwanted tagged feature on Facebook. Therefore, here is a quick solution to deal with unwanted tagging on Facebook.

    how to control on unrelated tags on facebook
    Set privacy to stop unwanted tagging on Facebook.

    Let some friends tagged you in different photos. Will you go to each friend's wall and write, "I don't want to be tagged in your photos. Please do not tag me in the future." If you do, you are wrong because you cannot control over your friend's Facebook profile. Everyone has freedom to use his or her profile. It is better to set privacy for your tagged photos that who can tag you. Who can see your tagged photos? Which tagged photos will publish on your Facebook Timeline?

    Control or Deal with Unwanted Photos Tagging on Facebook

    There are no ways to turn off the tagging feature on Facebook, however there are ways to control how your tagged content will appear and who can see it on Facebook by the following steps.

    1. Remove Tags from older Photos

      You may already tagged in existing photos. You can untagged from these photos. Go to your Facebook Timeline profile, and click on Photos. Now under "Photos and Videos of You", you will see the no. of photos and videos in which you was tagged by your friends. To remove the tagging from those photos, click on the Photos » Options » Report/Remove Tag

      how to remove tags from Facebook photos

      A window will prompt up, select "I want to remove this tag", if you just want to remove the tag, otherwise you may choose other options. Click on Continue. In the next window, choose "Remove the tag the user created" (or you may choose to block this person) and click on Continue. You will see a confirmation text on the next screen that is "Your tag has been removed" finally click on okay.

      ***Short Method: Open you photo in Photo Theater, hover mouse on your name, and click on Remove Tag. If you don't see such options, go for the above method.
    2. Prevent Photos to Publish on Timeline, automatically

      • Log into your Facebook account and go to Privacy Settings.

        facebook privacy setting for timeline review

      • Click on Edit Settings under How Tags Work.

        prevent published photo on your Facebook timeline

      • Now click on 'off    >' under Timeline Review.

        how the tagging works on facebook

      • Now click on Enabled under drop down menu in Timeline Review.

        Get review before published photo on your timeline

        When you enabled your timeline review, you will have an extra option to review your tags before published it to your Facebook timeline. You will always check your pending reviews on "Activity Log" tab on your Facebook timeline.
    3. You have done all this. Now, whenever someone tagged you on any unrelated or related photos of you, you will be notified to review this tag. For example, we have a notification to review a tag as mention below,

      how to review photos before get published on timeline

      Click on it, which will redirect you on the posts and info to review page. Click on the photo you are tagged in. First, click on that photo and click on Unfollow Post ("Unfollow Post" option will be visible only when the tag made on any Facebook profile i.e., not on Facebook pages. If you are tagged on Facebook pages, just you have to remove the tag as mentioned above.)

      how to unfollow posts on facebook

      It is because of unwanted notification so whenever someone liked it or commented on this photo, you will never be notified by your notification area. Once you unfollow post, closed the photo theater, and dismiss this photo for not to publish on your Timeline.

      Now, you have a control on unwanted Tagged photos on Facebook.

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