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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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  • Guest commented
    6 Apr 08:38pm

    I would just like to add to the comments about moving from hootsuite and not being able to do half the stuff you could there. Sure they reduced the free posts to nearly nothing but at least you could draft a post and tag a page. Super standard in the world of scheduling.

  • Katie Lehmann commented
    2 Apr 08:40pm

    I'm trying to move over from Hootsuite - even they have tagging ability for Facebook and Twitter. I can't use your platform if I can't tag people - 'you have reduced the value for me in moving to your platform.'

  • Samantha Murphy commented
    25 Mar 02:00am

    We beg you - get this added. Other posting services offer facebook tagging... it's essential to help streamline workflow!

  • Xander van Dommelen commented
    18 Mar 06:24pm

    Would love to see this feature implented somehow!

  • Susan Fuehr commented
    12 Mar 03:25pm

    I can't believe I just bought a Later subscription only to find out this basic function is not there. This makes the service useless to me.
    I switched from Sendible and it had NO problem tagging to Facebook. Why can they do it and you can't?

  • Aaron Steinmann commented
    3 Mar 03:36pm

    Jumping in on this thread, please add this function. We just moved to later since we thought it might solve a lot of problems we had with another platform, only to find this basic functionality for tagging another business missing.

  • Guest commented
    25 Feb 07:06am

    Please add this. It is silly to have to manually post on Facebook in order to add @mentions if I am using Later. Makes it unnecessary for me to use Later then.

  • Guest commented
    20 Jan 08:36pm

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

  • Guest 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.

  • Guest commented
    17 Nov, 2020 06:31pm

    For this very reason I just cancelled my later subscription.

  • Guest 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.

  • Guest commented
    15 Oct, 2020 06:48pm

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

  • Guest 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

  • Guest 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.

  • Guest 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.

  • Guest 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


  • Guest 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.

  • Guest 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?

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