A large chunk of Facebook’s audience loves uploading their photos and videos online and sharing it with their contacts by tagging them. It can be a fun exercise but too much tagging in unrelated videos or photos can be bothering. Read this tutorial to know how to remove Facebook tag and experience peace of mind!

How to remove Facebook tag from unrelated content on your Timeline?

Agreed, while Facebook tagging helps you stay in touch with long lost friends or relatives, getting tagged in too many unrelated photos and videos can be annoying. Fortunately, Facebook tagging settings let you control how your tagged photos and videos appear on your Timeline. If you are not much happy with it, you can strike out your name from the Facebook tag list. Here’s the step-by-step guide to remove Facebook tag from a video or a post on your Timeline or Activity Log.

  1. To remove tag from a photo/video on your Timeline, click your Profile icon.
  2. Scroll down to the video/photo.
  3. Click Menu in the top right.
  4. Select Remove Tag.
  5. Click OK.
  6. To remove a photo/video from your Activity Log, click Profile icon.
  7. Hit the drop-down menu button and choose Activity Log.
  8. From the menu displayed on the left, select Review photos that you might be tagged in.
  9. Go the photo/video for which you would like to remove the tag.
  10. Click the Menu.
  11. Select Remove Tag option.

When you are tagged by someone, you are automatically notified.

Go to your Timeline and click the Profile icon.

Facebook Video Menu
Facebook Video Menu

Scroll down to the photo or video you would like to remove the tag from and click its Menu (visible as 3 horizontal dots).

Remove Tag Option
Remove Tag Option

From the list of options displayed, choose Remove Tag.

When prompted with a message, hit the OK button.

Similarly, to remove a photo/video from your Activity Log, click the Drop-down menu or 3 horizontal dots (on mobile) and select Activity Log option.

Review Tagged Photos
Review Tagged Photos

Thereafter, from the Activity Log menu, select Review photos that you might be tagged in option.

Go the photo/video for which you would like to remove the tag.

Access its Menu by clicking the 3 horizontal dots.

Remove Tag From Video
Remove Tag From Video

Select Remove Tag option.

That’s it, your job is done!

What does it mean to tag someone on Facebook?

In simple words, it means adding the name of a person to content shared on Facebook. When you tag someone, you create a link to their profile. So, the post you tag the person in may also be shared over the person’s timeline.

Remove tag from Facebook comment

Remove Tag New Activity
Remove Tag New Activity

To remove a tag from a Facebook post, simply click on the menu (visible as 3 horizontal dots) and select the Remove Tag option as shown in the screenshot above.

How to remove tagged photos from Facebook all at once?

Access your Activity Log and choose the Review photos that you might be tagged in option and start removing tagged photos from Facebook one by one.