People across the world use Facebook to stay connected to their friends, family, colleagues, as well as meet new friends. Facebook has enabled people to learn and discover new happenings in the world as well as share their sentiments of the new occurrences across the globe. It has facilitated the sharing of information as well as knowledge to people of different cultures and domains. Facebook offers to its users numerous numbers of features. Facebook Notifications is one of the many features provided by Facebook to its users. A notification is a message, email as well as an icon and other symbols that pop up when a certain application wants its users to pay attention to something. Facebook notifications are updates about Facebook activities as well as updates. Users can turn on their Facebook notifications as well as turn them off as they desire.
Facebook notifications are received whenever a new activity or update is happening on Facebook. When a user is in different Facebook group or has a friend, who is always active as well as often updating on new activities, for such a user, Facebook notifications will often pop up on his/her device. For many users frequent pop up of Facebook notifications can be sometimes tiring. However, this should not be a worry or a concern for the user since they can turn off such notifications. Facebook has made it possible for users to turn off or mute their Facebook notification whenever they desire to do so.
Types of Facebook Notifications
There are different types of Facebook notifications. They include:
Push notifications– They appear when a user has not used his/her Facebook account for a while. Push notification will appear to help reconnect the user with his/her friends.
Red alert notifications – These notifications pop up at the globe and bell icons of your Facebook wall. These icons are found at the top screen of the user’s wall. The notification alert appears in red color. They are triggered when other user reacts to something you had posted on your timeline as well as to when other users have posted on their timeline.
Pop up notifications – They pop up when a user is logged in to Facebook and another user interacts with him/her by maybe posting on his/her timeline.
How to Turn Off Facebook Notifications
Turning off Facebook notifications is an easy and not time consuming process that any Facebook user can undertake. Below are steps to follow:
1.Connect your device to internet and log into your Facebook account.
2. From your device go to the option Settings & Privacy. Click on Settings and Privacy option.
3. Click on Notification settings from the drop down menu that will pop up when you click on Settings and Privacy.
4. Next you can now manage your notifications as you prefer and desire. You can choose the notifications you want turned off from the different types and options available.
5. Once you select on the notifications you want turned off, click on the toggle button against the notification selected to turn it off.
Having too many notifications could be time consuming for users. Facebook users can turn off as many notifications as they desire. Facebook has made this process possible and easy for all its users.