Facebook Allows @ Mention Tags of Friends to be Shortened

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Once Facebook users have tagged a friend in a post or comment by typing the @ symbol or part of their name and selecting the name from a drop-down menu, they can now shorten the tag by deleting parts of the friend’s name.

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