How to use Google Drive Labels Rolling out their latest feature, Google Drive is now offering labels to help you organize your files. And labels are really tags in Google Drive – same thing. But what can you do with labels in Google Drive? And what are the limitations? As Google describes it, “Labels are metadata you define to help you organize, find, and apply policy to items in Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Drive labels are useful for many common workplace scenarios for organizing files, including record management, classification, structured finding, workflow, reporting, auditing, and more.