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Rainmaker
3,426,166
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I don't consider it a trick but there can be a glitch. There is some good advice/tips here.

Oct 15, 2018 08:01 PM
Rainmaker
1,658,695
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

There is a lot of good answers here Wendy Lawrence .  I always thought that you could tag them IF you were following them or if you were commenting on their post or question even if you were not following them.

Oct 15, 2018 07:38 PM
Ambassador
3,443,130
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

If you're connected with them and it's not working, sometimes you have to type their last name first (after the @). It's frustrating sometimes, for sure!

Some with initials are difficult - if you know their first name, type that in, those names with initials often don't pop up. You have to type in first name and initial. 

Oct 15, 2018 04:23 PM
Rainmaker
1,144,605
Joyce Marsh
Regal | Christie's International Real Estate - Ormond Beach, FL
Regal Christie's International Real Estate

It is very temperamental for sure but you’ve received some good suggestions 

Oct 15, 2018 05:14 PM
Rainer
252,042
Libby Cousins
Extraordinary Processing - Spokane, WA
Contract Mortgage Processor, licensed in WA

I'm glad to read that it is temperamental. I thought it was just me having issues as well!

Oct 15, 2018 04:50 PM
Rainmaker
777,442
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

My tagging capability on mobile only works like 5% of the time. That might be part of the issue? -Kasey

Oct 15, 2018 04:27 PM
Rainmaker
5,119,415
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

that's how it works....there are some that don't work.... or sometimes you need to do it 3 or 4 times before it works....

Oct 15, 2018 03:38 PM
Rainmaker
4,572,909
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Wendy,

1.  You can tag someone that commented on your post, even if you don't follow them.

2.  If you are doing that elsewhere, you have to follow them to tag them.

Hope this helps. A

Oct 15, 2018 03:00 PM
Rainmaker
3,212,013
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I believe you have to follow a person to tag them unless you are responding to their comment on one of your posts.

Oct 16, 2018 03:55 AM
Rainmaker
1,253,649
Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

Yes, it is tricky.

Oct 15, 2018 09:49 PM
Rainer
186,842
Raj Taj
RE/MAX - Lake Bluff, IL
Drive By Blessings!

Some names are like possessed, I figure it's the spirit's way of saying they don't want to be bothered. Kanye West

Oct 15, 2018 08:44 PM
Rainmaker
684,329
Chuck Willman UtahHomes.me
Utah Homes - Alpine, UT
Utah Homes

With very common names you type the @sign and the first name and then a space for the last name until you see it show up. Also- I noticed the Tag feature won't show up in the mentioned person's feed if done via the sub comment feature.

Also, you might need to follow the person in order to tag them. I've suspected this but am not certain because it seems I have succeeded in tagging someone I wasn't yet following.

Oct 15, 2018 05:51 PM
Rainmaker
258,467
Lesley Wilson-VanGoethem
Innovative Realty Solutions Group - Winter Springs, FL
Residential Real Estate Broker Associate

good question!!  LOL

Oct 15, 2018 05:24 PM
Rainmaker
2,826,511
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

It is my understanding that we need to be following the person we want to tag. 

Oct 15, 2018 04:46 PM
Ambassador
1,665,710
Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
Helping you find your way home.

There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason to it.  Sometimes it works seamlessly, and sometimes it doesn't care what seam you pull at it just won't work.

I haven't been able to discern any logical reason.

Oct 15, 2018 04:29 PM
Ambassador
4,367,633
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

It takes patience, sometimes you have to tag the last name.

Oct 15, 2018 04:14 PM
Rainmaker
758,742
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

Wendy Lawrence , See Ron and Alexandra's answer.

Oct 15, 2018 03:46 PM
Rainmaker
745,065
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

It's a little jumpy and takes a bit of patience.

Oct 15, 2018 02:57 PM
Rainmaker
5,503,153
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

You need to use the correct name. Some use middle initials, etc.

Oct 15, 2018 02:55 PM
Ambassador
2,363,840
Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

  Sometimes you have to fight with it:

    @wen  @wendy l  @wendy Law  @Wen Wendy Lawrence 

   

See also the answer from Ron and Alexandra Seigel 

   

Oct 15, 2018 04:54 PM
Rainmaker
4,797,822
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

You need to be following the person for the tag to work.

Oct 16, 2018 05:42 AM
Rainmaker
573,534
Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

I just put a @symbol Wendy Lawrence & type their name next to it. If it glitches delete the whole thing & do it over. You do have to be following the person to tag them. 

Oct 16, 2018 05:38 AM
Rainmaker
3,127,715
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

@I wish we knew

Oct 16, 2018 04:22 AM
Rainmaker
617,538
Peter Mohylsky
PrimeSouth Properties - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Let me help you find your path to the beach.

It doesn't work with my tablet.

Oct 16, 2018 03:38 AM
Rainmaker
1,338,240
Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl
Samsel & Associates - Clark, NJ
The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

I find that some tags work sometimes but not all the time. Weird.

Oct 16, 2018 03:13 AM
Rainmaker
1,500,682
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

I believe one of you should follow each other( probably you have to follow a a member you want to tag) or being part of that discussion( for example, to say thanks for a comment).

Oct 15, 2018 11:39 PM
Ambassador
4,069,694
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

It can be a little glitchy. If the first name does not work try the last name instead

Oct 15, 2018 10:31 PM
Rainmaker
705,151
Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
West USA Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

Similar question... I'm not sure why it works for some and does not for others... must be some kind a of a process rule somewhere in the the back end programming.

Oct 15, 2018 09:49 PM
Rainmaker
1,692,998
Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

Intersting question and great answers. 

Oct 15, 2018 09:39 PM
Rainmaker
544,176
The Villages Realty
The Villages Realty - San Jose, CA
"Our Performance Will Move You!"

It does seem a tad over sensitive.

Oct 15, 2018 09:28 PM
Rainmaker
4,160,424
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I find it works now and then only, not all the time.

Oct 19, 2018 03:29 PM
Rainmaker
3,242,251
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Try typing last name first.

 

Oct 18, 2018 09:40 AM
Rainmaker
4,432,467
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Yes.

Oct 16, 2018 08:20 PM
Rainmaker
3,983,713
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I don'tknow but I wonder if it depends on point total or if they are a paid member or not

Oct 16, 2018 05:28 PM
Rainmaker
1,263,312
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Typically they need to already have responded in the question or you need to follow them.

Oct 16, 2018 05:27 PM
Ambassador
2,896,512
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

is it someone you follow?  that follows you?

I have had to put a return in, then space back up to make it work.

Oct 16, 2018 01:40 PM
Rainmaker
3,364,878
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Beyond my paygrade but sounds like others have helpful answers!

Oct 16, 2018 08:12 AM
Rainmaker
2,485,072
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

No trick however once in a while...someones does not work as it should

Oct 16, 2018 07:49 AM