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I want to switch off the update or comment tone in FB. I get the beep sound, when any of my friends comments on an update that I have commented on or I am following. It is just irritating.

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What kind of device are you using? – mark4o Mar 7 '13 at 21:32
I am on a laptop; HP. – Rugendo Reuben Mar 8 '13 at 3:08

Click the gear in the upper right corner of the window and go to Account Settings, Notifications, How You Get Notifications - On Facebook - View, and uncheck Play a sound when each new notification is received. Then click Save Changes.

Facebook Sound Notification Setting

See also Facebook Help.

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