Tagging People & Pages in Facebook Status

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6-22-2011 7-23-49 AMYou see people post on Facebook with hyperlinks to people and pages on Facebook all the time, yet you don’t know HOW to do it!  Facebook has actually made it pretty easy for you now (if not somewhat annoying).  Now if you just start typing a friends name their profile will come up, you can click on it, and instant hyperlink.  The reason I call it annoying is that every time I’m typing the word the my friend Therese pops up.  Hi Therese!

Tagging pages though, still goes by the old method.  When you are writing in your status simply type @ and then start typing the name of the page you are trying to tag.  Such as @Tech (and then my page should pop up if you “like” my page).  Next you just click on the page you are trying to tag, and voila!  Hyperlink!


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Sarah Werle Kimmel

Sarah Werle Kimmel is a digital parenting coach and family tech expert. She has spent the last 20 years of her career working as a Microsoft Certified IT Manager supporting over 100 small businesses. During that time she started Family Tech LLC to help families understand and manage the technology in their home. She has regularly appeared as a family tech expert on local NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX news affiliates, BYUtv and Studio 5, and has been invited all over the world from tech companies like Lenovo, Verizon, Microsoft, Dell, and Samsung. Find out more on her website SarahKimmel.com

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