Bring back ethnicity based tags
Recently there has been a change from ethnicity based tags to country based tags (ex. Puerto Rican became Puerto Rico, Cuban became Cuba, Filipino became Philippines). Dominicans have been completely erased as there was not even a tag for the Dominican Republic added, just Dominica, and they are not the same country.
This leaves many of us who identify with a certain ethnicity but do not actually live in that country in a weird spot. We should be able to proudly show our ethnicity regardless of where we live. I think that both tags are useful so I would keep the country tag and say it is for people who live within that country, and add back the ethnicity tag and say it is for people of that ethnicity.
Thanks so much for sharing this feedback. We took a look at our tags list and understood where you’re coming from. While we originally made this change to better differentiate from our language tags, the change to country names wasn’t clear. We’re sorry for any frustration this change has caused.
Thanks to your feedback, we’ve reinstated tags including Filipino, Cuban, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rican. If there are other tags you would like to see, please submit them individually in a new post. We appreciate all the feedback you and others have shared to help us improve the Tags experience!
Agreed! I feel weird that I now have to use the Philippines tag when I'm currently residing in Australia, and I'm a Filipino-Chinese immigrant.