The Ultimate Guide to Stopping the @everyone Tag on Facebook

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The @everyone tag was introduced by Facebook as a way to make it easier for group admins to share posts with a large group of people or with higher open rates.

It’s essentially a shortcut that allows you to tag everyone in a group or event, rather than having to tag each individual person one by one.

While this can be a time-saver for page admins, it can also lead to a lot of annoying notifications for those who are tagged but aren’t actually interested in the post.

If you are tired of being bombarded with tag notifications from a Facebook group, well, you’re not alone.

In this post, we’ll delve into the history of the @everyone tag, how it works when used fairly, and most importantly, how you can disable it to permanently stop being tagged as everyone on Facebook.

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Steps: How to Disable Being Tagged as everyone on Facebook

Fortunately, there is a way to disable being tagged as everyone on Facebook. Here are the steps to follow on the desktop version of Facebook:

The steps are not that different on the Mobile versions.

Step 1: Go to Your Facebook Settings

To find Facebook Settings, Click your Profile picture to on the top right. Then Settings and Privacy, then Settings

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Step 2: Click on "Notifications"

Under Facebook Settings, Choose Notifications.

Step 3: Scroll down to "Tags"

Under Notifications settings, scroll down to “Tags” and click to expand Tags Options.

Choose how you want to be tagged on Facebook. By default, you’re account is set to be tagged by Anyone. To change this and disable being tagged as everyone, choose the Friends of Friends option.

Once you have chosen the Friends of Friends option.

There will be a list if additional notification settings, of which one of them is the option to disable Batch @everyone mentions

Turn Batch @everyone mentions by using the toggle button to the right or as shown.

That’s it! Now you won’t be tagged as everyone in any future Facebook posts.

Of course, this doesn’t mean that you won’t be tagged at all – you’ll still be able to be tagged by your friends in posts that they specifically want you to see – the legitimate way.

How @everyone tag works:

When a group admin uses the @everyone tag, Facebook sends a notification to everyone in the group or event, letting them know that they’ve been tagged in the post.

This can be a great way to get the attention of a large group of people, but it can also be incredibly annoying for those who don’t want to be tagged.

Additional, The @everyone tag can be used by anyone in the group. Which means you may be tagged in posts that have nothing to do with yo

However, Facebook already has some rules to mitigate the abuse of this feature, here’s how it works:

  1. The @everyone tag can only be used once a day, in the rest of Facebook. Meaning, if you ever use @everyone in Group X, You will not be able to use it on Group Y, the same day.
  2. The feature can only be used by group admins, not group members. This limits how many people get to use this feature in a group.
  3. With this feature in place, group members do not have a visible option or button to disable being tagged over and over again. Leaving most people frustrated.

In Conclusion

The @everyone tag may have been created with good intentions, but it can quickly become overwhelming for those who are tagged but aren’t interested in the post.

By following the steps outlined in this blog post, you can take control of your notifications and stop being tagged as everyone on Facebook.

It’s a small change, but it can make a big difference in your overall Facebook experience.

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