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Messages or alerts that let you know that an update, service change or some other activity has occurred

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Instagram notification: “X, who you may know, is on Instagram. Would you like to follow them?”

For the last month or so, Instagram has been frequently sending me the following push notifications: USER, who you may know, is on Instagram. Would you like to follow them? The account is never ...
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How to get rid of YouTube notification number

I am a person who is notiphobic and I am trying for several days to get rid of YouTube's notification about someone's comment on my comment. Its driving me nuts and I didn't find a resolution online. ...
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How to remove channel-specific notification from Slack?

I have added a channel-specific notification for #general in a Slack workspace. But now, I want to remove the channel-specific notification for #general so that it gets the default notification ...
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Permanently turn off sound notifications on WhatsApp (macOS)

I often go to the settings of WhatsApp for macOS and turn off the audio notificaitons, but in a few days/weeks, they always come back: Is there any way to keep this permanently off? This seems like a ...
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Google Calendar: deleting alert from recurring event invite doesn't stick

I have various recurring events I have been invited to on Google Calendar (GSuite). Some of them are not actually meetings or I am not interested in being alerted for them, yet they come preconfigured ...
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Is there a way to hide the channel name from Slack notifications?

Say I'm working with client A and client B. I want to keep notifications on, but if I'm presenting my screen to client A, I don't really care that they can see my Slack notifications, but I do care ...
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Why is @channel disabled in Slack threads?

When using Slack I frequently run to the situation when something important comes up in the thread and I need to notify everyone on the channel about that. But this dialog appears – Disabled in ...
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How to control notifications for Facebook Messenger messages including Marketplace responses?

In the Notifications Settings in Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=notifications) I see this: If I enable "Email", will I receive an email for every reply to any type of ...
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Is it possible to get notifications for GMail but have some emails auto-archived?

Is it possible to get notifications for GMail emails which are e.g. similar to Google Calendar notifications in Google Chrome which need to be resolved to disappear? Ideally, I would then still ...
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Different subdomain depending on whether push notifications are accepted

Hello is it possible that depending on whether the user accepts push notifications, a page opens on another subdomain? Fe. the user clicks on the link to the page and if the notification of the last ...
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Disable daily notifications from Google Calendar App in Slack?

How do I prevent the Google Calendar App from sending me a daily notification about my events for the day? There is no setting provided to do this. My choices seem to be either not to have any Google ...
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alert mechanism in python, azure

I am looking for a suggestion, I am currently building an alert mechanism application. I have a list of mails who are concerned to the update of the data, I am using flask, python, azure to develop ...
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Do owner/editor get notified when making copy of a google drive file?

Hello I am part of an organization that has most of their files on a shared google drive folder. I was recently selected to be part of it (there's an application process) so when I saw a file called "...
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Facebook albums

I uploaded old photos and videos to a new album on Facebook. I set the album as only me as I don't want people seeing it just as it's uploaded. If I cahnge the album to public after a few weeks will ...
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I'm an admin of a Fb Group. How can I stop the group being notified by all the changes that I make to it's settings?

My users, and myself frankly, are annoyed by all the changes that sometime we admins make. Is there a way to stop sending notification for the group changes that we operate? Thanks!
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SourceForge: How to determine which subscribed tickets have new content

On SourceForge, besides checking email, how does one determine which subscribed tickets have new content? For example, I posted a bug report ticket on a SourceForge project. The developer of that ...
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Persistent notification in Google Hangouts Chat app on iPhone

The Google chat app has an extra persistent notification - all messages and room are "read" - It is always 1 more than Hangouts. - It does not go away with reinstalls - It does not display in web ...
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Notification whenever new sheets are added to shared google-drive spreadsheet

I am using google-drive mostly through Chrome on Linux Ubuntu. I would like to get notified whenever new sheets are added to a spreadsheet shared by many people. I've added the notification rule "If ...
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Email users based on subscribing to tags?

I am looking for a task management solution (doesn't have to necessarily be an actual task management app). Users will "subscribe" to certain "tags" based on their skills (PHP, MYSQL, CSS, WordPress, ...
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Quick notification from new tweets matching search

I'd like to be notified (on my Android phone) ASAP when a new tweet matching a specific search is posted. I've set up an IFTTT recipe that does this, but it's often triggered half an hour or more ...
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How do I disable broadcast notifications on Twitter?

Twitter recently started sending me purple broadcast notifications when users I follow start livestreaming. I find these to be annoying and would like to turn them off. How do I turn off broadcast ...
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How to disable the notifications number in a Chrome tab?

When I keep my Inbox opened in a tab either because of necessity or by mistake, I'd like to hide the notification number that shows up after the title when a new email comes in:
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Notification of YouTube video deletion

How can I get notified when a YouTube channel unlists/deletes a video? (Immediately is not necessary.) There are services that monitor website changes, but a YouTube page is too dynamic (full list of ...
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How can i get alert when a new post get added to an Instagram profile?

because Instagram doesn't have the bell option .. i don't if it's possible using (js or vbs ) .. if there isn't a way to do this without letting my pc turned on the whole day ... i do need to make ...
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How do I turn off Notifications that someone “Liked” my comment or reply on Twitter with the new format?

These are the Notifications options on Twitter now, no option to turn off Likes?
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Slack indicates unread messages in the tray icon even when set to only notify for mentions

I'm in a couple pseudo-public workspaces on Slack that have quite a bit of activity. I've gone into my settings for these workspaces and all the channels in them to make sure that I should only be ...
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How can I ignore notifications for @everyone and @here for all Slack channels?

How can I ignore notifications for @everyone and @here for all Slack channels? I know that this can be configured for each channel but and looking for just 1 setting for all Slack channels, as it ...
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Not getting comment notifications for my Facebook page

I run a Facebook page and when someone posts a comment, I should get a notification. This used to work fine. I would get notifications everytime someone would comment my stuff. Suddenly, it stopped ...
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When someone shares a Google doc or presentation with me, I no longer get an email notification. How can I fix this?

When a teacher or peer shares a google doc, presentation, or spreadsheet with me, it no longer appears in my Gmail. I have checked my spam, trash, and all my folders. It used to send a notification, ...
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Ignore “joined the Hangout” notifications

I am in a Google Hangout conversation. All messages are interesting, so I enabled notifications. Unfortunately, many people join and leave (more than actual messages), and I receive a notification ...
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Can Google Form send email automatically based on entered field?

I would like to use Google Form as a help desk, hoping to find a script that can send email of the submitted form responses to different people depending on their option in one of the question? i.e. ...
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Inbox to Gmail transition. How to manage labels instead of bundles

Because Google is removing its Inbox app in March 2019, I'm transitioning back to the Gmail app. Aside from its minimalist esthetics, the way Inbox managed messages via bundles versus Gmail's ...
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On Instagram, what is the heart number on a red label when I sign in?

Whenever I sign in on Instagram (desktop or mobile versions), numbers appear on a red label. The one shaped like a head and shoulders usually means new people are following me since the last login. ...
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Any way to receive LinkedIn emails at an alternative address?

LinkedIn requires you to set a "primary" email address, which will be visible to the others. However, they also send tons of emails to this address. With some services such as Github, you're able to ...
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How to remove “read” notifications?

Last week (I think), the mark all as read button vanished from my GitHub notification page, maybe for a few days. It eventually came back. But now, read notifications just accumulate in a dedicated ...
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How do I disable Slack tab “badging” in Google Chrome?

When I have unread slack messages, the Slack icon on the browser tab is a bright white (with a red dot when I get a mention): When I have no unread messages, it is grey: Is there anyway to disable ...
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Google Docs Notification 10 minutes too late?

I am using Google Docs together with my father. When I add a comment somewhere he gets instantly an email that I have added something. When he adds a comment I get an email always about 10 minutes ...
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How do Telegram “background notifications” work?

The Telegram web client (at https://web.telegram.org/) can send me notifications even when no telegram.org web page is loaded into any open tab in my Chromium web browser. How is it possible for a ...
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Ignore Greenkeeper notifications on a repository I watch?

I'm watching a few GitHub repositories that each have a lot of dependencies. To assist managing all those dependencies, the owners of the repositories use Greenkeeper, which creates a pull request ...
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Does Google Drive notify when sharing stops?

Google Drive will send a notification to somebody when I share a Google Sheet with them. Will it also send a notification when I stop sharing that file with them?
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Email notification whenever there's any change to a view-only Google Sheet

I have view-only access to a Google Sheet. Is there any way I can set up an email notification whenever there is any change to this Google Sheet? (Right now, Tools > Notification Rules is greyed-out.)...
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How can I stop getting Twitter notifications about things that have nothing to do with me?

I have been getting notifications (i.e. the Notifications link on the top with the little bell next to it has a number) when someone that I follow retweets a photo from someone else. This interaction ...
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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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Not getting notifications when my wife posts

My wife and I do not get notifications when the other one posts. We are set as close friends and 'see notifications'. Apart from my wife, there are many other friends I do not get notifications from.
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How do I disable the “interesting tweet” notification type on Twitter?

In the past, I would get Twitter notifications when someone liked or retweeted a tweet, or started following me. If I hadn't visited Twitter for a while after, I'd get an e-mail saying there were ...
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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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Limit Medium email notifications to people I follow

Is there a way to get email updates when people I follow on Medium write new posts, but not get any other email spam? This seems like such a basic feature and yet the closest option in subscription ...
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Will I be able to get retweet/likes notifications from ones who turn off my retweet?

I'm conscious that, if ones turn off my retweets, will I be able to get the the notification if they still retweet me, like if they still follow my twitter account or if they added me to their list.
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I don't want to be notified by GitHub on new issues

GitHub watch notifies me about everything. I just want to be notified about new commits, preferably major commits, like when there there's new security patches or a major update. Could I do that? If ...
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How can I receive a notification for new reviews for an add-on in the Google Sheets add-on store?

I would like to receive a notification (preferably email) for every new review left on the add-on store page for a specific add-on. Example for such a page: Sheetgo Review section:

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