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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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How to ignore all news which are about my friends comments on stranger's photos on Facebook?

Very often I see my friends are commenting on their friends photos, statuses, etc., but I'm not interested if these interactions are not between my friends (if I don't know both of them). How do I ...
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Task alerts ala Outlook with Google Calendar/Chrome?

The only feature I miss from Outlook after we made the switch to Google Apps at work is the alarm popup that arose when you programmed it. Outlook had lots of options when programming the alarm or ...
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How to unsubscribe from “LinkedIn Network Updates”?

I still receive "LinkedIn Network Updates" emails even though I configured my settings to not receive them: "Network activity" set to "No email" "Network activity discussions" set to "No email" "Top ...
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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 reminders being turned off, I receive email notifications for ...
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Disable Gmail delete confirmation

When I delete email from my sent items, or any other view, Gmail asks for my confirmation to delete mail. Is there any way to I can turn this confirmation off? Any browser add-on (Greasemonkey ...
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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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Sending an Outlook invitation from Gmail

Someone asked me to send them an Outlook invitation. I'm not on Outlook and don't want to set up an email account just to send them an invitation. Is there a way to send an Outlook invitation from ...
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How to get a notification when a webpage is updated? [closed]

I have to monitor a page for changes, but the page has no feeds. I was using Yahoo Pipes to generate a RSS for pages like that. But it is too cumbersome just to check if the main HTML checksum has ...
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How do I get notified on new members on my Google Group?

I am the admin on a Google Group. I want to be notified every time a new member signs up. How can I do that?
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Notifications of replies to posts in SourceForge.net

I'm using a SourceForge.net forum and I was wondering if I can subscribe to my posts in order to get email notifications when someone replies. I'm currently using "Monitoring" functionality, but it ...
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How to get alerted when someone views a Youtube video

I have a Youtube account with several videos. I often like to refresh the video page to see if the view count on any of my videos have gone up. Is there a way to automatically be alerted when someone ...
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Game Requests appearing in Facebook Notifications area - How do I stop it?

In the last day or so, I have started getting game notifications (Mafia Wars) in the notifications bar at the top of the FaceBook screen (under the globe). Others seem to be complaining about this too ...
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Automatic notifications from Bitbucket

I created a repository on the Bitbucket. And in Admin tab I found Services configuration. As I understand services allow to integrate with email, twitter and so on. I expected that once I configured ...
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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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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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Craigslist monitoring and notification

I have setup Google Reader with an RSS feed to some specific Craig's List searches so that I can try to get new postings for items I'm looking for quickly. There's two problems with this: Google ...
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Is there a way to be notified whenever a new discussion is created on a facebook group or page

There's an option to be notified whenever someone replies after you in a discussion board post, but I don't see a way to be notified for new discussions. To me, this severely limits the use of ...
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View past Gmail notifications?

The other day I logged onto Gmail I thought I saw a notification (the type that appears when you delete a convesation, etc) but I clicked away before I had a chance to read it. Any chance I can go ...
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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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Notification when new comments are posted on my blog

I'm an admin user of my own blog. There was a comment posted on my blog months ago and I know nothing about it until today when I accidentally opened the comments manager in WordPress. How can I get ...
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Instant notification for RSS feed?

I have an RSS feed I'm monitoring for changes. Is there some web service that provides a way to be notified by email immediately** when a new post is added? ** When I say immediately, I mean within 1 ...
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Can Gmail Notifier be used with a google apps email account?

I would like to install Gmail notifier for my work email, which is not a gmail account, but runs in google apps. I had this set up at a previous job in a similar situation (on OS X) but my first ...
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Enable automatic notifications to multiple users in Google Docs?

If you are collaborating between multiple users, how do you enable Google Docs to send automatic notifications to all users when a document is added / modified or removed?
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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 any way to be notified of new videos on Hulu for non-viewable shows?

I noticed that Hulu indexes some shows that are not directly viewable on the site itself. Instead, it links you to another site where you can watch the video. For normal videos you can see on the site,...
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Web app that creates growl notifications for sports scores? [closed]

I am interested in finding a web app that will monitor the score of a sports game and send a growl alert to my computer when the score changes or when the game is over. Does anyone know if such a web ...
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Birthday calendar notification

When filling up contacts in google I normally enter the birthday as well. This information is then displayed in a Read-Only-Calendar in Google-Calendar. So far I do not see any way to get ...
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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 accidentally hit the person's name. How can I undo the hiding of a friend?
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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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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 ...
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How can I tell when Facebook applications are spamming my friends?

There's nothing I hate more than receiving spammy notifications from other people's applications on facebook. However, Sometimes I come across a useful application that I authorize to interact with ...
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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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Be notified of @-messages on Twitter

On Twitter, how can I receive an automatic notification through email if somebody writes an @-message to me?