Instagram Launches 'Photos of You' Feature, Lets Users Tag People

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    Instagram today updated its iOS app to version 3.5, adding a feature called "Photos of You." The new functionality allows Instagram users to tag people in photos and introduces an additional Photos of You profile section where tagged photos are aggregated.

    The tagging works similarly to Facebook tagging, but it is limited to the original photo taker, disallowing for third party tag suggestions. The new profile section will not be publicly visible until May 16, allowing users time to approve tagged photos and to adjust privacy settings. In addition to tagging people, Instagram users can also tag specific brands.

    Instagram is a free app that can be downloaded from the App Store. [Direct Link]

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    Great just it needed, to be more like facebook. :rolleyes:
     
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    Ur telling me.
     
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    Great, now I can stretch my (incredibly honed) untagging-myself-at-the-speed-of-light legs on a whole new platform!
     
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    *sigh*
     
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    great.. just what i expected. useless crying.
     
  7. macrumors 65816

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    I'm surprised it took them this long to implement this. A majority of people write their friends usernames in the post when uploading the image anyway.
     
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    This is kinda cool I guess, I like it!


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    Ain't nobody got time for that.
     
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    I'm with you. A long missing feature.
     
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    Next.
     
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    One thing I hated about Facebook people tagging me in pics oh well
     
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    Should have called it "Pictures of you," I love the Cure.
     
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    You are aware that they are owned by Facebook, correct.
     

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