How To Stop Getting So Many Facebook Alerts In Your Email

Filed in Facebook by on September 27, 2010 1 Comment


Facebook alerts can quickly become overwhelming, especially to a new user. Here’s how to cut down on the amount of alerts you get from Facebook.

At the top right of the screen click on the account arrow and choose “account settings.”

Then click on the “notifications” tab.

You will see a page that looks like this.

Uncheck boxes to stop receiving notifications.

I would suggest you keep these boxes checked:

  • Sends you a message
  • Adds you as a friend
  • Posts to your wall
  • Tags you in a post
  • Tags you in a photo
  • Tags you in a note
  • Tags you in a video

Congratulations. you’ve just cut down the amount of alerts you will get from Facebook.

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Joel Mark Witt is the Publisher of Folk Media. He is a producer, author, speaker and social media marketing coach who consults with businesses and nonprofits on how to use social media in marketing and communications. Get more from Joel on Twitter or Google Buzz.

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  1. Vents1 says:

    thank you very much for stopping nuisance e-mails

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