Tags also make it easier for people to find your content. Tags are similar to, but more specific than, categories. The use of tags is completely optional. For more information on the differences between tags and categories please check out this support doc.
Or perhaps you wanted to share something about a particular business and would have liked to notify their Page. But you couldn't get it to work. Whether you're a long-time Facebook user or just getting started, understanding the differences and nuance of mentions and tagging can be a bit tricky. By the end of this article, you'll know how and when to mention or tag people or pages, including the potential use of third-party tools. While conversationally, you're welcome to use the terms interchangeably since on other networks mentions are tags and tags are mentions, there is a technical difference between them on Facebook. A Facebook Mention is when you write a post or comment and include a person or page's name within the text.