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Questions tagged [facebook-notifications]

This tag should be used to differentiate questions about the delivery of messages, whether push, email or text, from other questions on this site. Use when the topic is activity updates as provided specifically by Facebook. There is a separate tag for similar services from other providers: [...

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How to see every Facebook Page notification as they come, rather than once per month?

Right now, I am receiving the list of notifications just once a month. I want to see Facebook Page notifications immediately like it used to be for Linda’s Bakery.
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How to disable irrelevant Facebook notifications?

I get too many irrelevant Facebook notifications from friends of the activities which do not involve me at all. This include status updates, posting pictures, sometime comment replies and what not. I ...
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Stop receiving Facebook status update notifications from non-close friends

I can't believe I'm here for help using Facebook, of all things, but I've tried everything and am at my wit's end. This problem has existed for years, but I recently installed the android app again ...
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How can I stop Facebook “Alice commented on Bob's status” notifications?

I don't want to turn off Facebook notifications entirely because I find them useful for birthdays and event invites. But, I keep getting notifcations about friends commenting on other friends statuses....
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Sent someone multiple messages in a row on FB Messenger, can they preview all of them or just the last one?

Just wondering if someone on Facebook on their PC can preview every message you sent or just the newest one. Say if you send four messages in a row, would they see a preview of each of them?
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How to be notified when a user with no mutual friends likes your post

By default, it seems that when a user isn't friends with you on Facebook and you don't have any mutual friends with them, you won't be notified when they like one of your posts. I learnt this after ...
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Facebook individual notification “mark as read” button is gone

Facebook used to have a "mark as read" button that would appear while hovering the mouse over an unread notification. Now, instead of that, I see an ellipsis with options to "Hide this notification" ...
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How do I turn off the “Turn on Facebook Notifications” popup?

Facebook recently started spamming with "See your notifications in the corner of your computer screen, even when Facebook is closed." Option "Not Now" means that the nagging returns soon. Selecting "...
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How do you stop your friends from being notified of what you post on others' walls?

With Facebook, if you go to for example a company's page and post something on their wall, or even another friend's page, how do you stop it from notifying all your friends of what you posted? I don'...
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I don't get notifications when people comment on my new friendships

A bunch of my friends like to comment on new Facebook friendships of mine but I never seem to get the notification that says "xxx commented on your friendship". Is there a way I can change this? ...
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How to get notified about comments in my group in Facebook?

I have a group on Facebook where folks can ask a question inside a comment. I want to be able to response on this comments quickly, but Facebook doesn't notify me about comments in the group, only ...
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If I turn Notifications of Group Activity to OFF, do I still see comments on my posts?

If I set Facebook Group Activity Notifications to OFF for a group (see screenshot below) and then set Notification Settings > Activity that Involves you to ON and someone in that Group comments on ...
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Turning off email notifications for individual group posts on Facebook

I am in a group and someone tagged me in a post and I got an email notification, this is fine and what I want. However, what I don't want is email notifications every time someone else replies to ...
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How do I turn off Facebook notifications when someone likes my comment?

How do I turn off notifications when someone likes something? I don't care if something is liked. It's worthless information and a waste of my time. I only care if someone responds to me or mentions ...
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Can the group administrator set the notification level for its Facebook group?

Is it only the members of the group, which can set how often they will get notification from a group? Can the administrator of a group adjust this in any way?
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How can I stop getting notifications about people I don't follow posting statuses on Facebook?

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 ...
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Do all members of a Facebook Group get notifications of ALL posts?

If a Facebook Group has, say, 1000 members, do they all get notifications of all posts to that group? (Assuming they have simply joined/favorited, not selected anything special, like "see all").
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If I follow a post, will the owner be notified it was me?

I would like to follow posts or photographs of another Facebook member who is not in my friend list (and there is no need for us to become friends), can they see that I have turned on the ...
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How to I enable or disable notifications for comments on Facebook ads?

There is no setting for 'Comments on Facebook ads' anywhere to be seen in Facebook business manager or under my personal notification settings? We used to receive notifications of every comment on ...
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How to disable “Your page has X new views”?

I keep receiving annoying and useless notifications for my Facebook pages: QUESTION: How to disable these notifications? I don't want to be notified about new views nor new likes and post likes. I ...
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How can I receive email notifications about reactions to my own content on Facebook?

Which email notification settings do I need to enable to receive email notifications about reactions (comments) to my published posts and status messages?
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How can you know that your Facebook post has been shared/linked on a web-site?

For example, my Facebook post has been linked in a Quora question or a WordPress blog and also visited several times from there. Can I somehow learn about this?
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Does one get a Facebook notification when someone edited their comment to your post?

I've seen differing reports on this question and would like to get to the bottom of it. While some say (including myself, having tested it with my two Facebook accounts) that no notifications are sent ...
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Disable desktop Facebook notifications

Recently I get Facebook notification such as friends' birthdays on my laptop with Windows 7 64-bit. (White rectangular box on the lower-right corner of the screen) I'm using Chrome browser but don't ...
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What will happen if I change the privacy of a photo from “Friends” to “Public”?

I uploaded a picture to my timeline and set the privacy to "Friends". My friends received notifications. But now I have changed the privacy of the image to public. Will my friends get new ...
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On Facebook does the user get notified when a non-friend comments on their post which they posted on their friend's wall?

If I post something on a friend's timeline, and a friend of theirs (but not a friend of mine) comments on that post, will I get a notification?
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How to stop getting notifications on likes?

When people comment on my post/photo/link/whatever, it's nice to get a notification, because they say something and it might be interesting to read or perhaps reply to it. But when people like my post,...
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Am I expected to receive Facebook SMS even after deleting my account long ago?

I deleted my account long back, but I am still getting(but not very frequently but twice a day) these SMS alerts. Is this behavior expected? What can I do to stop receiving these SMSs.
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How to not notify fans when posting on my Facebook page?

I have old stuff to post on my Facebook page and I would like my "fans" not to be notified about it. Is it possible ?
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How to disable notifications for all Facebook events?

Facebook is constantly pestering me with updates from events I'm signed up to. Is there a way to completely disable those notifications? I know it's possible to manually click "Stop Notifications" on ...
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Getting event decline notifications on Facebook

I made the mistake of inviting friends to an event in the community and now every time someone responds with decline or maybe, I'm getting notified! I really don't care who accepts. I did not create ...
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Email notification for new friend requests on Facebook

A few years ago, if I remember correctly, Facebook used to send emails regarding new friend requests. But now, in the notification settings, I can not find the setting to enable such email ...
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How to disable birthday notifications

On Facebook, notifications have started showing up for birthdays: These notifications are a waste of time, they are redundant with the birthday notification zone that already shows up on the news ...
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“Don't forget” event notification: how do they work?

I recently noticed that I received for some invitations, not all, a reminder notification saying "Don't Forget: X invited you to X event" on Facebook. I wanted to know how these work, what is the ...
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How to disable the flashing title when someone messages me on Facebook?

If someone messages me on Facebook while I'm reading in another tab, the Facebook title will keep flashing back and forth. It is distracting for me. I don't object to changing the title, I just prefer ...
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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 stop notifications when people 'like' my post

When I post a status in Facebook, I get notified whenever someone likes my post. How can I stop that?
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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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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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Stop receiving notification emails from Facebook

I have searched through the options and settings (and searched for "Facebook email" questions on this website) to no avail. What I want is very simple: I do not want Facebook to ever send me any ...
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Interactions with “former friends” on Facebook

I'm wondering whether you get notified on interactions with items relating to you if you can't see the item anymore on that user's profile on Facebook. My specific case is that I posted a message on ...
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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 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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Facebook private messages email notifications [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to receive email notification on about new Facebook messages? I used to get email notifications when I received private messages but for some reason I'm not getting the ...
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How to exclude comments from Facebook subscription notifications?

The new "subscription" feature of Facebook is clearly valuable. But: Even though I am only subscribed to one person and expect to only get notified once when the person posts a new update, I ...
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How to receive email notification of new Facebook messages?

I would like to receive an email when someone sends me a message on Facebook. This used to happen by default. Is it still possible to set it up somehow? Update (Dec/12): Mehper C. Palavuzlar's ...
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Mute Facebook comment threads after clicking Like

When I Like or comment on a Facebook entry, I get notified on every single comment for the rest of the thread. Sometimes I want that, and sometimes I don't. I know I can opt out of these ...
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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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How can I filter out Facebook notification emails?

I'm trying to create a filter on my Facebook email so that notifications are labeled as one category, while other account-related messages are labeled something else. The problem is that they both ...