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How do Gmail, FB, etc. create web notifications while they're not open?

I get notifications from Gmail and Facebook while they're not open. I don't have their apps installed either. How are they sending me notifications? I'm guessing they're creating a background service ...
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How to notify everyone in a Trello room?

Is there a way to "@ spam" the entire Trello room, similar to @room on Slack?
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Limits on Twitter E-Mail Notifications

What limits does twitter use for E-Mail Notifications (e.g., new followers, DMs, etc.)? They seem to limit them. Some days I saw a stop of new mails after 50 messages on others it where like 113 in ...
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Select Email Notifications on My USPS

On My USPS (my.usps.com), you can only make a single choice with respect to email notifications: Email Notifications Send me all future track events. However, this is highly annoying as you ...
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Tweets don't show up in people's notifications tab

When I tweet someone (mention them e.g.. @username) my tweet does not show up in their mentions. However, it can be seen by them on their timeline. I have tweeted multiple friends to check that this ...
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My directed tweets/likes/retweets do not result in a notification for the other person

Whenever I tweet at someone or like/retweet their tweet, it won't show up on their notifications. I've tried to fix this by deactivating and reactivating my account but it still doesn't work. Can ...
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How do you stop these emails from Meetup.com?

I'm getting this emails from Meetup.com: Please do not reply to this message You asked that we send you a summary of Meetup message board activity. The following is a list of ...
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Google Calendar is sending me unwanted email

I deleted an event from my Google Calendar, and I received an email saying "An event has been moved to Trash." There is no unsubscribe link in the email. How do I turn these notifications off?
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Provide notifications of new articles on particular topics [closed]

I would like to receive a notification whenever an article on a particular topic is posted to any one of a number of web sites. Something like: keywords: nuclear, fusion, solar, power, energy ...
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Make google stop sending 'new sign in from …' emails

I get at least two emails from google every time I sign in to my account and I want it to stop. I tried changing the notification settings in gmail, but they're still coming and they're useless. How ...
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Suddenly stopped getting Facebook notifications in Gmail account. Notifications setting is on, and there are no Gmail blocks or filters

The only weird thing in my Facebook settings is under 'Notifications'. The 'Activity that Involves You' box is greyed out (but appears to be set to 'on'). It's annoying to have to click on the little ...
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Not receiving YouTube notifications

I used to receive notifications when someone thumbs up my comment or replies to it on G+ but not any more. I only receive replies now even though when I go to old videos I see that my comments has ...
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Getting an email when a new result is posted on CodaLab

Is there any way to set CodaLab so that one's get email when a new result is posted on CodaLab in a given competition?
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Mute web.skype.com chrome notifications only

Two part question here, the first is, I notice that the new Skype web beta doesn't add itself to Chrome's notification list but still uses Chrome notifications so I can't disable that. Is that just ...
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Suppressing notification for emails from certain senders

I use sound notification for incoming mail in Gmail. There are some senders whose emails are not that urgent, so I avoid notification by marking their messages read upon arrival, using a filter. It is ...
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How to receive a notification when someone edits my project's GitHub wiki

I own a GitHub organisation and project. Unknown people (out of the organization) sometimes edit my project's wiki, which is cool. How can I receive a notification when someone edits my project's ...
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Google Calendar notifications during the event

How can I get a notification of non-all-day event during the event? Say I need to get to the bank for 5 mins anytime between 15:00 and 16:00 and I want to be notified at 15:00, 15:20 and 15:40. ...
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Limiting the tab asterisk in Slack

I use Slack in my browser. Whenever anyone in any of the channels I have types a message (to me or in general), the asterisk is added. Is there a way to limit the asterisk appearing for messages ...
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Post to Facebook groups without member-freinds being notified of it?

Can I post to Facebook groups without my freinds (members of that group) being notified of it? Everytime I post to a group, they get notifications that I just posted something there.
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How to turn off “Don't forget XXX invited you to YYY” notifications on Facebook

Facebook sometimes sends me a second notification for events, in particular when I haven't pushed "Attend" nor "Decline": How to disable these "Don't forget" notifications? I still want to receive ...
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How do I clear notifications in Dropbox?

I want to remove the notifications which I got in my Dropbox when someone shared with me a file or a folder. The notification is still visible even though the file or folder is no longer shared with ...
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How to stop Google+ Notifications?

Google+ unread notifications serve their purpose well on Google+ website but I don't understand their need of popping up across entire Google ecosystem. For ex: If I am doing some search on Google, I ...
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How would I turn of notification for a Facebook friend when using mobile web and/or Android app?

I want to turn off notification for updates of one specific Facebook friend using Facebook mobile web/app. How can I do that? We can have the Get Notifications from full version web. p.s. A quick ...
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Can I disable the Google/Youtube notifications for people +1'ing comments?

I voted for or replied to a comment on Youtube and now the Google bell icon thing won't leave me alone. (And it's everywhere!!) I don't want to know if someone else +1'ed a comment I replied to! I ...
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Notification of posts including your business place on Facebook

As per title, I'd like to know if there is a way to get proper notifications about posts that include my local business on Facebook, more specifically I'd like to be notified when people tag my page ...
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Force emails from specific senders to stay in inbox instead of getting smart labeled by Gmail

I periodically get very important notifications from a pair of addresses. For reasons that elude me, they have recently started skipping the inbox and going to notifications. I would like them to stay ...
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On youtube “google+” how can I restrict notifications to just people replying to me?

on youtube when I looked at notifications I see notifications showing me comments that have nothing to do with me How do I stop getting notifications just because somebody commented on a post that I ...
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How can I make Google+ give me desktop notifications?

How can I make Google+ show notifications in the Mac OS X menu bar? I believe that menu bar icon is showing me Desktop Notifications. I have those enabled... and I have no exceptions set for ...
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Preventing the notifications to pop up after liking a photo

When I like a photo of my friend, how can I prevent it to be seen in the notifications panel on the right of the screen so that only my friend would know that I liked the photo?
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How to disable all Facebook e-mail notifications except friend requests and personal messages?

Is there a way to disable all Facebook e-mail notifications, except friend requests and personal messages? In the Account Settings → Notifications → Email section there are 2 options: All ...
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What is the proper setting so when my birthday comes, my friends will get a notification?

Facebook notifies friends when they have a birthday. For example, one of my friends had a birthday today and I got a notification that said Today is <<name's>> birthday. How do I set it up ...
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Github receive updates of starred projects via email of commits on master branch

I've starred a project on Github. I'd like to receive via email notification of major updates of that project (basically commits on the master branch). I know there is the "Watch" options but I don't ...
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Stop being auto-subscribed to GitHub repositories from an organisation

I’ve been joined to a GitHub “organisation” for some things I do at the day job occasionally (administrative and Debian packaging things). I’m not normally involved in the development of the stuff ...
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Stopping “shared a video with you” emails/spam from YouTube?

I keep getting emails from YouTube telling me about random strangers supposedly sharing videos with me. I do not know these people and they are unlikely sharing videos with me. It seems more like ...
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How can I stop notifications from an unknown Facebook account to my new phone?

I have a new phone and the phone number seems to have been used before, by someone who wanted a notification whenever they logged in to Facebook. Note: I do not have the phone that person had, so I ...
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Online or email heads or tails coin flip for two people [closed]

In the case that two people agree that they would accept the result of a coin flip to resolve some dispute. Is there a virtual heads or tails flip of a coin system that could be done online by two ...
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Google Spreadsheet notification emails

I have a spreadsheet whereby a user puts in their email address in column A and I populate columns B & C with data. What I would like is for the user in column A to be notified when data is put ...
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What to expect from Trello desktop notifications?

I am a member and subscriber to a card in Trello with a due date and time. When the due date in the card goes red, I am expecting notifications both in Chrome and in the upper right hand corner of the ...
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Trello notifications in Facebook

Is there a way to integrate Trello (or a Trello-like app) with Facebook so that users get notifications when there's new activity? Maybe even use the app directly in Facebook? If not, is such an app ...
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Facebook — can't find how to stop email notifications

I'm receiving a bunch of group activity notifications from Facebook in a corporate account, and when I click at the "Edit mail settings" link at the bottom, I get this screen: As you can see, ...
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Google Drive notifications on edits

Is it possible to configure Google Drive to notify me by email to my Gmail account when someone else edits a shared document of which I'm owner? Note: I think I can be notified when someone else adds ...
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Is it possible to follow a post in Facebook without commenting or liking?

Is it possible to follow a post, or more specifically the discussion on the post, in Facebook without liking it or commenting on it? By following, I mean receiving notifications about any added ...
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Gtalk unnotified messages

Starting with the rollout of Hangout as an update for gtalk (both inside gmail and as the android client) that happened around May, I noticed that I kept missing some messages and realizing someone ...
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How to get email notifications from ONLY 1 Facebook group

I have a Facebook account, but I don't really want to use Facebook. I only use Facebook for one group that only sends notifications through Facebook. How would one get email notifications only from ...
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Avoid friends from getting my notifications [duplicate]

I want that even if my friends have activated "Get notifications" for me, stop them from getting my notifications because I don't want my friends from seeing my likes, comments and so. I have seen ...
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No Facebook Web/Email Notifications

For the past 2-3 days, no web notifications or email notifications have been coming. To figure out more into this, here is the snapshots Settings -> Notifications. In the above snapshot, no ...
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Notifications only for comments on your Facebook Page, not Likes

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 ...
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How can I receive desktop alerts when I receive gmail from a specific sender?

I am in a volunteer fire brigade and live in fringe pager and phone range. I have set up so that pages are now also sent to me by email - this works well. But I don't like (or want) to check email ...
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Receive notfication email if a username becomes available

I'm looking for a service that sends me a notification email if a username becomes available, e.g. http://twitter.com/foobar Is there one available?
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Disable HipChat notifications per room

I have used HipChat for over a year, but with few demands on it. Lately, my team has started to use the HipChatAPI to publish changes from GitHub to a new chat room. I like this, but would like to not ...