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How do I get 'pages' notifications into my own notification inbox?

Both Facebook and Google+ show me notifications in a little menu when someone mentions me or comments on my posts. This is useful. Both Facebook and in Google+ lets me create pages, and so I've ...
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Stop getting Netflix notification emails

Netflix wants to send me an email by default every time they receive a disk from me and every time they send one out. How can I turn these emails off?
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How to invite non-friends to like your Facebook page?

Today I got a notification from a person I'm not friend of (although we have 22 mutual friends) to like his page. I thought this wasn't possible. Is it a paid feature or what? I can't understand how ...
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Facebook notifications from friends not in any lists

I've started getting notifications, just this week, from some of my friends when they update a status on Facebook. Everywhere I look, people say "these are your close friends, turn off the ...
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Is there a maximum number of notifications Trello can notify a user of?

I recently went on vacation for 10 days. I have several Trello boards associated with work, and several additional shared and unshared personal boards. I didn't check Trello the whole time I was gone, ...
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Trello @ notifications don't seem to work for me, not sure what is wrong

Various users on our trello board are using the convention of @username to attempt to send me messages. But the convention does not work. I never receive a notification. Is there some usage ...
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Filter Facebook notifications?

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a greasemonkey script or something for Firefox which will either filter, or indicate my notifications in Facebook such that I can either: See only notifications 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 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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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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How do you disable the popup notification in the Google Hangouts extension for Chrome?

Is there a way to disable just the popup that appears at the bottom right when receiving a message from someone, without disabling all notifications?
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Avoid notifications if card is moved to done list before due date? [duplicate]

Is it possible to avoid notifications if a card is moved to Done list before assigned due date?
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Subscribing to Trello Boards or Cards not giving notifications

I am not getting email notifications from Boards or from Cards I subscribe to. I have subscribed to cards on boards I have also subscribed to (so doubly subscribed). I only see the notifications if ...
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Does a notification go out if you add a checklist item?

If all you do is go into a card and add an item to a checklist, does the assigned member get a notification? Thanks!
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Send Facebook notifications for pages I administer to an email address other than my primary one

Is it possible to set up Facebook to send notifications for pages where I am the admin to an email address that isn't my primary one? I'm in the process of setting up a Facebook page for our company ...
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How do you unhide a friend on your Facebook wall?

On facebook I was trying to hide notifications from an application but I accidental hit the person's name. How can I undo the hiding of a friend?
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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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New Gmail and Chrome desktop notifications

Is it me or the Chrome desktop notification system is broken in the new Gmail? I get the notifications for Chat, but not for new emails. Am I missing something?
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How to stop phantom notifications?

I've been rearranging the events on my Google calendar a bit, and I've run into a bit of difficulty. Despite all of my notifications and reminder being turned off, I receive email notifications for ...
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Why doesn't Trello notify me of actions that happen on my boards, even though I've set it to Instant Notification?

We started using Trello within my company, and we love it. But there is one thing that could be a total deal breaker: email notifications are not working as expected. According to this post, we should ...
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Disable Facebook notifications for top stories?

In the last few days, I've started getting Facebook notifications both in the web app and on iOS for some status updates or photo uploads from friends. The notifications have a star icon and the URL ...
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Google Calendar all-day reminders not respecting my timezone

I'm using Google Apps Standard Edition, however, I noticed the same exact behavior with my Gmail account as well. At first I thought that reminders are sent at odd times for all-day events, but then I ...
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Is there an easy way to be notified when a LinkedIn connection disconnects?

It would be nice to be notified when a LinkedIn connection decided to dis-connect. Presently when I notice the number of connections change, I scan through my address book in LI to see who is on ...
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Can I have more than 5 notifications of an event in Google Calendar?

Is there a way to add more than 5 notifications to an event in Google Calendar? There are some events that I like to have multiple reminders in the days preceding it as well as a bunch more the day of ...
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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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Alert for friend’s activity on facebook

Is it possible to receive alert for a particular friend’s activity on Facebook? For instance when he posts/updates on his wall, likes, uploads pics etc.
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Can't find YouTube notifications about comments

Now that signing in on YouTube is done through a Google account, I can't find my YouTube notifications about comments that I've received. Before signing in with a YouTube username, the notifications ...
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How to mark a new message/new notification as `unread`?

I want to mark some of my chat messages and/or notifications as unread after I read it?
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Is there a way to be notified by email whenever there is a new item on Google Reader? [closed]

I want be notified from Google Reader via email each time a new item shows up in one of my rss feeds. Is that possible?
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On Facebook, is there a way to stop notifications of posts of an event you've been invited?

Until now I always get notified when someone writes on an event I haven't even take a look at.
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Online RSS notifications via email

I'm looking for an online RSS notifier that will send me an email when there is a specific text (like a location; "Tokyo") within a news.
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Google Voice not automatically notifying new text message

My Google voice app on my EVO is not telling me when I have a text message even though I have notifications turned on. I have to open Google voiced hit refresh to get new items.
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Site for getting updates on musicians new albums, nearby shows? [closed]

I'm looking for an application that I'm not sure exists. I want to create a list of current artists that I like. Then, when those artists have a new album out, or are appearing on TV, or if they ...
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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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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 to receive e-mail notifications for Facebook messages?

I would like to receive an e-mail every time someone sends me a Facebook message. I would like to spend less time on Facebook, but I don't want to miss the messages send to me. I have checked the ...
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Trello - Force Notifications (without subscribing)

I need to force notifications for everyone in a board, so if someone does something everyone knows about it (through their apps and emails), that seems to be a very basic idea for a project management ...
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How can I send out email updates from a private Blogger blog when adding new posts?

I am setting up a blog using Blogger that needs to remain private. I understand that a private blog cannot have an RSS feed or use feedburner for email notifications. I am wondering what other ...
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How to be notified by email

In the following two situations I need notifications by email: Message in Facebook: I was able to get email notifications earlier, but somehow I cannot anymore. What do I need to change? In my blog ...
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How can I receive notifications on my phone when some writes on a card?

I want to get notifications on my phone when some adds a comment to a board or card. What settings do I have to change in order to achieve this?
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How can I be notified by email when an Amazon package is delivered?

Is there any way to have Amazon notify me by email every time a package is delivered? Notifying via text messaging is not a good alternative since I use Google Voice and I can't specify the correct ...
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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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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 notifications? Note: I receive too many event ...
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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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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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Google Plus when did I get a notification?

Is there a way to learn the time of a notification? For example, on Facebook, when someone comments on my status or tags me in some photo I receive an instant notification, and when I open my ...
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Can I not get Facebook notifications on Likes from people I don't know?

I manage a few FB Pages, and get tons of notifications. Specifically, whenever anyone likes a post on any of these pages, I get a notification. Is it possible to unsubscribe from this specific set of ...
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vBulletin feeds (RSS) for threads and subforums

Howto read a vBulletin board with feed reader? Wish to subscribe to some threads and also complete subforums. Is there a RSS feature which can be enabled by administrator? Some hidden feature? I know ...
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Adding a member to a card in Trello does not update them of all its activities [closed]

When I assign a card to someone on Trello they don't know about or are even notified of other things that occurred on the card, e.g. like due dates, adding items to checklist, etc., unless I leave a ...
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How do I use the feed43.com service?

Feed43 looks like a service which generates an RSS feed from a website that doesn't support RSS. I'd like to use the service, but their user interface is awful. Please let me know how to define ...