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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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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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When will access to the read-only Trello API become available for external access? [closed]

While the initial feature set of Trello is impressive, there is one feature that is missing that is keeping me from being able to use this with one of my primary clients: Configurable email ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Receive a notification when a friend appears online in Facebook chat

Recently, I've been wondering about the possibility of receiving a notification when a friend comes online in Facebook chat. After a bit of googling, I've found http://www.gmarjil.com/ and ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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 to get Gmail notified when a label has new unread message?

I create a label for facebook/twitter incoming notification messages and auto archive them into associative labels using filter. That way, I don't get notified when new messages arrived. So what I ...
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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 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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How to disable “ [member] asked to join [group]” Facebook notifications?

When you are admin of a Facebook group, you have to approve each member that wants to enter the group. In addition, you are notified every time someone asks for approval. If you are admin of a large ...
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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 do I disable notifications in my personal profile for activity on pages I am an admin of?

I'm an admin of several pages on Facebook (for technical stuff like RSS imports, etc.), but neither do I contribute content nor do I care about their content. Still, as an admin, I get notifications ...
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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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Does Trello send email notifications?

Does Trello send email notifications when a task is modified? Or do we have to log in and check to see if tasks have been updated?
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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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Disable the Google Plus red notification number on Gmail, Google search, etc

How can I disable the big red number showing on the Google account bar that comes from Google+ activity? Whenever there are new notifications from Google+ the box turns red showing a number or count ...
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Email notification on Trello about activities when logged out

Is there a way to receive email notifications about any activities happening on my Trello Board (cards added, comments posted etc) during my absence (when I am logged out?).
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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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What does starring a repository on GitHub do?

GitHub rolled out their new notifications and stars feature. But does starring do anything for a repository? Is it just to show support or interest? Is there any functional purpose to the user? ...
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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 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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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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Can I have Gmail notify me when it is unable to retrieve mail from my other accounts?

Is there a way to get Gmail to notify me when it is unable to retrieve mail from my other accounts? I have Gmail checking several accounts (under Settings → Accounts & Import), but on ...