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@ Tagging for Facebook!

In order to give appropriate credit, @ mentions are important and need to be incorporated into scheduling. It looks bad to have an @ mention without a link when posting.

  • Guest
  • Jan 5 2017
  • Future consideration
  • Jan 9, 2019

    Admin response

    Facebook has changed it's API permissions due to last years privacy issues.  Now it is not possible to tag people in Facebook posts (without specifying a place) - this restriction has reduced the value in implementing this

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  • Emily Hoffman commented
    20 Jan 08:36pm

    PLEASE update this feature. Other platforms allow you to do this, out performing Later.

  • Meg Pickersgill commented
    2 Dec, 2020 06:45pm

    Pretty much everything we post for our organization on FB tags another business page. Not having this function does defeat the purpose of a service like Later.

  • Cecilia Abreu commented
    17 Nov, 2020 06:31pm

    For this very reason I just cancelled my later subscription.

  • Gabby Seeley commented
    9 Nov, 2020 03:27pm

    I have clients that have specifically asked for me to tag other businesses on facebook up to 5 times per week. Not having this feature defeats the purpose of auto publishing to facebook for me... I just have to turn around and tag them myself anyway I might as well post it myself. Huge disappointment for Later.

  • Sally Wade commented
    15 Oct, 2020 06:48pm

    I’m definitely going for Buffer pro due to this flaw..

  • Taylor Turner commented
    22 Sep, 2020 06:48pm

    I switched from buffer not realizing this was an issue. The admin response doesn't justify not adding this feature especially if it's being asked for STILL 3 years from this post. It makes you wonder if admins are actually paying attention to what their users are saying they need. Disappointed honestly

  • Graham commented
    20 Sep, 2020 11:49pm

    +1, this is an essential feature. 2020 onwards is about micro-niche and cross-collaboration. It feels “previous level” going into Facebook and editing posts after they have gone live.

  • Caroline Diene commented
    31 Jul, 2020 12:36pm

    Hi, please think about tagging people on post for Facebook, Instagram and pins for Pinterest ! Hootsuite, by example, gives this option to its customers... It will save time a lot for us.

  • Claudette Sutton commented
    9 Jul, 2020 07:09pm

    Likewise with everyone else... I'll upgrade Later if I can tag facebook posts when I schedule them. Otherrwise it's not worth it for me.

  • Tanner Dritschler commented
    6 Jul, 2020 03:10am

    I've seen this feature with other platforms, it would be truly great to see this with Later.

    About 10 times a month my team has to manually edit a Facebook post to tag other pages. Having a more complete Facebook integration would be a total game-changer.

    Tanner from DM

    https://dritschlermedia.com/social-media

  • Jennifer Aquaro commented
    3 Jul, 2020 04:44am

    PLEASE ADD THIS FEATURE!! I'm not sure what you mean by the API doesn't allow this as other scheduling platforms do definitely allow this.

  • Raif Derrazi commented
    3 Jul, 2020 03:23am

    I just started a monthly subscription to Later to check out the features...and not being able to tag Facebook pages is a HUGE drawback and won't continue if this isn't added.

  • Jess Nana commented
    30 Jun, 2020 04:01pm

    Any update?

  • Sam Hue commented
    4 Jun, 2020 12:37pm

    Just chiming in to say there is still a huge demand for this feature! It essentially renders the Facebook scheduling side of Later completely useless without being able to tag other pages, brands, products. etc.

  • Guest commented
    22 Apr, 2020 07:29pm

    I'd love to be able to tag for facebook, any updates? It doesn't make sense to use Later for facebook if I have to go back to the post after it publishes to tag someone. Thanks so much!

  • Heather Mitts commented
    22 Apr, 2020 03:56pm

    Any updates? I really need this to work soon... it has been such an inconvenience.

  • LeeAnn Pines commented
    19 Apr, 2020 07:35pm

    has this been updated ? I see the post from the admin is from Jan. 2019. Are we able to tag Facebook posts in Later, yet?

  • Mandi J commented
    11 Mar, 2020 03:40pm

    I would LOVE to be able to tag Facebook posts with other business pages. I do this constantly in Hootsuite. I currently do all of my Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn posts on Hootsuite and would love to move over and use Later entirly. But your platform is lacking in a few features I really need for my work. Please add and I will upgrade out account right away to a BRAND plan!

  • Kristie Lair commented
    28 Feb, 2020 12:13am

    Why . hasn't this been done yet?! This suggestion is over 3 YEARS OLD!!!! Considering switching platforms because FB tagging feature does not exist on later. :( ?Very Disappointing because we love Later otherwise.

  • Alex Kuchnir commented
    27 Feb, 2020 04:54pm

    This feature is possible on Buffer!

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