By Conner Carey
Tagging someone on Instagram is pretty straight-forward. If you’re viewing a photo you really like that you want to share with a friend, you can simply tag them in the comments. But I noticed awhile back that when I tagged a friend in a post, it automatically sent them a direct message with the photo instead of simply tagging them within comments. I found this annoying as I often forget about direct messages on Instagram. But I figured out there is a way around this. Here’s how to tag someone on an Instagram photo without sending them a direct message.