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This is the only checkbox option I have whether I'm posting as the Page or myself:

"Send me a notification on Facebook when people post, like, comment on, or send [your page name] a message."

Is there any way to be able to receive notifications only when you have comments, and not when you also have Likes?

It's frustrating to have to sift through 30 notifications for people that Like your Page just to make sure you can respond promptly to the one comment. It's a huge waste of time when it doesn't have to be.

This is what the options should be IMO:

"Send me a notification on Facebook when people post, comment on, or send [your page name] a message."

"Send me a notification on Facebook when people like [your page name]."

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I understand your frustration. On Facebook Help Center I have found that :

Notifications help keep you up-to-date on what's going on. While you can't turn off notifications entirely, you can adjust how you're notified and what you're notified about.

To turn off specific types of red alert notifications as you see them:

Click the globe icon

Hover your mouse over the notification you want to stop seeing and click the X that appears

Click Turn off

Read notification are appear in the upper-left corner of the site. When you have a new notification, a red bubble will appear with the number of new notifications you've received. There are separate notifications for friend requests and messages, and the rest of your notifications will appear over the globe icon.

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you did not answer the question. –  mist Dec 5 '13 at 9:04

You can change what you get notifications about by going into your notification settings at: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=notifications

Facebook Notifications Settings

From there, you can edit what types of notifications will be sent to your email (ie. Likes, Pokes, Friend Requests, etc.). Unfortunately, your options for configuring "On Facebook" notifications are more limited.

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You can't turn off like notifications without turning off all notifications for a post. Apparently folks have been complaining about this for years. Even though you can't turn off just likes, there's hope. When you have a lot of notifications, click on the globe icon and they will all be highlighted in blue. Exit out of the notifications by clicking somewhere else on the screen, and then click on the globe again. Only the comment notifications will be highlighted. Found this out by accident this week when I posted a bunch of historic pictures, and hundreds of likes came pouring through. Makes life a lot easier when you know how to handle it, huh?

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