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These notifications keep popping up, they're people I don't interact with, I've not spoken to number 2 or 3 in several years!

I've turned off everything I can find in the notification settings but it doesn't seem like these are able to be turned off?

A screenshot of unwanted facebook notificaitions

I'm following these people, but I don't have "Get notifications" ticked for any of them.

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Click the menu (indicated by three horizontal dots). You'll get at least two options: hide that individual notification and hide all about that person. Select the second and you should stop seeing the notifications.

notifications with action menu

  • I don't get the second option, the only one I have is "Hide this notification" – teslajin Oct 20 '16 at 15:07
  • Are you friends with them? Are you following them? Otherwise, this doesn't make any sense. – ale Oct 20 '16 at 15:18
  • Yes I'm following them, but "Get notifications" isn't ticked, and it's only random friends, different ones each time. – teslajin Oct 20 '16 at 21:07
  • Then I guess I'm baffled. Maybe Facebook doesn't want you to have an empty notifications pane. – ale Oct 20 '16 at 21:17
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    In any event, that's all important information that should be in your question. – ale Oct 20 '16 at 23:09

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