5 Ways to Stop Being Distracted by Phone Notifications

Justin Levy

Recently I was sitting in a meeting when my phone lit up with a new incoming notification. Not wanting to be distracted, I closed the notification without unlocking my phone. As Paul Jarvis says , “notifications are the crack-cocaine of instant gratification in the modern age.”

Twitter Expands Mute Feature to Notifications, Updates Safety Initiatives

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter updated its efforts to enable users to avoid seeing abusive content and content they have no interest in , highlighted by expanding its mute feature to notifications.

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Twitter Launches New Notifications Options, Quality Filter

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter introduced new notifications options for users. To start, users will now be able to limit their notifications so they only receive notifications related to users they follow. This setting applies to notifications on both mobile and the web. In addition, mobile users can now manage their notifications settings directly from the notifications tab in the app. ” Readers: What do you think of these new notifications settings?

Facebook Page Admin Panels: Notifications Out, Activity In?

SocialTimes Facebook

Some Facebook page administrators are seeing an Activity tab in their admin panels in place of the Notifications tab. Advertising/Marketing Facebook Activity Chris Ruberg Notifications OneCommand page administrators Pages

Twitter Testing Push Notifications for Breaking News Events

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter has been experimenting with push notifications for breaking news events that bring users to related Moments. Was dying for this push notification. Twitter 2016 Presidential Election ABC Berlin Breaking News Donald Trump Elections Electoral College Germany Mashable Moments Notifications Patrick Kulp Politics push notifications television terrorism Terrorist Attacks The Bachelor TV

Monitor & Engage Anytime With Facebook & Instagram Push Notifications on Mobile

Sprout Social

Today, we’re excited to announce that Sprout users can now configure push notifications on iOS and Android for all Facebook and Instagram message types supported in the Smart Inbox. Push notifications empower teams to continue the social conversation with their customers, no matter their location. By harnessing the power of the Smart Inbox on mobile, Facebook and Instagram push notifications enable teams to stay informed and involved while on-the-go. Social media is 24/7.

HOW TO: Find Facebook RSS Feeds & Add Facebook Notifications to Hootsuite

Laurel Papworth

How to pull in Facebook Notifications into Hootsuite from Facebook Profiles and Pages using RSS feeds. How to Add Facebook Notifications to Hootsuite and use Facebook RSS feed. To Get Facebook Notification RSS feed. Add Facebook Notifications to Hootsuite.

How To Disable Pinterest Board Notifications

The Social Media Hat

How to disable one or all of your group board notifications so that you control whether you see every time someone pins to each board

Facebook Beefs Up Analytics for Apps

SocialTimes Facebook

People Insights and Push Notifications in Facebook Analytics f… Posted by Facebook for Developers on Saturday, April 9, 2016. Push and in-app notifications (beta) help you reach your customers and automate your marketing campaigns with targeted messages.

Facebook Customizable Push Campaigns for Apps Are Out of Beta

SocialTimes Facebook

Software engineer Brian Ni announced in a blog post that push campaigns are now available to all businesses, complete with a redesigned targeting section to ensure that push notifications result in conversions. Push Notifications in Facebook Analytics for Apps.

Change to Message Notifications from LinkedIn Members

The Social Media Incubator

LinkedIn recently announced a change they will be making to their email notifications to make sure users get important messages as soon as possible. To learn more about changing your email notifications, please visit the LinkedIn help center.

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Facebook to Users: ‘Notify a Few Friends About This Post’

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is running a “small test” of a feature that would allow users to send certain friends notifications about posts they might be interested in. Reader Sean Charles shared this screenshot with SocialTimes, saying that he was able to send notifications to 10 friends at a time, and his friends received those notifications. Facebook Comments friends Notifications Notify a Few Friends About This Post Sean Charles

Quitting The Internet

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How many notifications do you have set up in your life? A notification that a meeting is about to happen? My smartphone and laptop have zero notifications. Instead of letting the technology and their notifications manage you, start managing your technology and notifications.

Facebook’s Notify App Notifies Users of Its Demise

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook launched its stand-alone Notify application in November, but on Thursday, Notify users began receiving a different type of notification—one alerting them to the app’s impending shutdown. Thursday’s no-more-Notify notification read: Thanks for using Notify.

Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Launches New Profile Design and Buys Android App Cover

The Realtime Report

Twitter tests notifications in your web browser – Twitter is testing a new feature that will allow users to receive notifications on their web browser (TechCrunch).

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5 Big Twitter Changes, New Facebook Right-Hand Rail Ads & “Pin It” Explores New Platforms | Social Media Snapshot

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Instagram , Pinterest , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: Facebook , Instagram , instant twitter notifications , Pinterest , right hand column ads , right hand rail ads , social media , Social Media Snapshot , Twitter , Twitter profile changes Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place.

Facebook Offers Brands a Revamped Offers Experience

SocialTimes Facebook

Advertising/Marketing Facebook Applications apps Barcodes Bookmarks Carousel Ads Coupon Codes Facebook for Business mobile News Feed Notifications Offer Page Composer Offers page posts QR codes remindersFacebook Tuesday announced several new features for its Offers ad units and page posts.

Facebook Testing Snapchat Discover-Like Facebook Live Navigation Bar

SocialTimes Facebook

Users are also able to unfollow publications or turn off notifications by clicking on those publications from the navigation bar. Facebook appears to be testing a Snapchat Discover -like navigation bar for Facebook Live videos.

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Verified Pages (All Pages Soon) Can Schedule Facebook Live Videos via API

SocialTimes Facebook

Verified pages on Facebook will be able to schedule Facebook Live videos, complete with pre-broadcast lobbies, via the Facebook Live API (application-programming interface).

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More New Features for Facebook’s Analytics for Apps

SocialTimes Facebook

The social network introduced Analytics for Apps at F8 in March 2015 , and updates have included the addition of custom audiences and lookalike audiences last October and a long list of new features earlier this month: people insights, push notifications, in-application notifications, sharing insights, breakdowns, improved event trends and an app events export application-programming interface.

Don't #Unplug From Technology

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How many notifications do you have set up in your life? A notification that a meeting is about to happen? My smartphone, laptop and tablet have zero notifications. There is only one notification set and that is a customized vibration tone on my iPhone for when my spouse calls and/or texts me. Instead of letting the technology and their notifications manage you, start managing your technology and notifications. This is key: notifications are ambiguous.

Facebook Notification For The Benefit Of Managing Your Social Media Community

Social Media Network Marketing

One such tool that enables you to receive notification on Facebook Fan Pages is the ' PageNotifier'. What comes to you is an email: You receive an email notification with mention of who commented, what they said, what post they commented on, and a link to the post for easy reply. Share in which other such notification you rely on These days with a lot of noise and clutter around various Social Media sites it is imperative that we have a better monitoring tool.

How to Get Notified When People Talk About Your Website on Google+

Stay N' Alive

Want a notification any time someone comments or posts about your website on Google+? Click "Send", and you'll soon be receiving notifications of every person that links to your website from Google+! You can do this with Google Analytics: 1.

Great Content Is The Least Of Your Worries

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Alerts and notifications. Consumers do like alerts and notifications that are valuable. Brands are trying to add value with alerts and notifications, not bulk up on impressions. notifications. If a brand is looking to do something more than traditional advertising, what would be your recommendation? The natural answer is: create content.

3 Ways Push Notifications Bring You Business

Small Business Mavericks

One growing trend in mobile marketing is something called push notifications. A push notification is a message you can send through an app to a user’s mobile phone. But the notification differs from SMS, or texting, because it occurs within an app that the user has downloaded. Push notifications are powerful because you already have permission to contact the mobile phone user through the app they’ve downloaded.

[SOLVED] How Do I Clear The Facebook Messenger Notification When I Don’t Have A New Message?

SocMed Sean

This is one of those strange little glitches that keeps popping up in the Facebook mobile app. Basically, when you open the Facebook app, it shows you the icon that you have a new message in the Messenger app.

Facebook Tests Displaying Active Comment Threads Alongside Messages

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is testing an alternative to notifications for users who want to keep track of comment threads on posts. You can always hide the conversation or turn off notifications from within the drop-down menu of the post.

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Don't Take A Technology Sabbatical

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From the overall sound of the device to notifications on every applications or piece of software. The truth is that you will never need a sabbatical from technology, if you simply start taking control back from notifications and alerts. . notifications. How long can you go without your smartphone? Let's be candid. Very candid. My smartphone has the same impact on me, personally, like my blankie did when I was a toddler. I simply don't feel safe without it. I feel empty.

What You Really Need to Know About Instagram Pods

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Group Video Chats Come to Facebook Messenger

SocialTimes Facebook

Vice president of messaging products David Marcus made the announcement Monday, saying that users who tap the video camera icon within a group chat can send notifications to other participants, who can choose to join, adding that individual members of the group chat can also be called: Messenger Group Video Chats. Facebook introduced group video chats for Messenger on Android, iOS and via Messenger.com on desktop.

My Email Inbox is My Front Door

Social Email Marketing

Monday it was announced that Twitter is rolling out more email notifications. The notifications can be turned off in your Twitter settings. Email marketing Just my two cents Social media marketing inbox social media channels Socialized email notifications Twitter Twitter notificationsNow you will get an email if someone you follow retweets or “favourites&# a tweet of yours. Of course this just makes sense for Twitter to do.

Twitter Updates Android App With Material Design

SocialTimes Twitter

First, the app now has a tab-based menu at the top of the screen, which allows users to quickly move between their home timelines, notifications, direct messages and more. Mobile Twitter Android android apps App Updates Connect direct messages free apps Google Google Play highlights Lists Material Design mobile apps New Tweet Notifications Social Media timeline twitter android Twitter Android app Twitter Android update Twitter update

12 Ways To Send A Google+ Notification

Small Business Mavericks

All social networks have ways to contact other users – also called a notification. But Google+ has more notification triggers than any other social network. Here are 12 ways to send, or receive, a Google+ notification: Share a post – If you share a post with someone directly, they’ll receive a notification of your activity.

Facebook Updates Messenger Platform Policies, Speeds Up Review Policy

SocialTimes Facebook

Template messages—including receipts and flight notifications –can be sent beyond the 24-hour mark. Facebook Monday announced a policy update for its Messenger Platform , as well as a revamped review policy for submissions by developers.

How Privacy Breach Notification Law Affects Your Blog

ProBlogger

Then ask not for whom the bell tolls, as it tolls for you—Privacy Breach Notification Laws are here. However, irrespective of the scope of your online presence, please take a few minutes to get yourself up to date on what privacy breach notification laws are, and how they impact you. the date range within which the breach occurred; Whether the notification was delayed because of a law enforcement investigation (if applicable); and.

A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

SocialTimes Twitter

Notifications is another area where we think we can do a much better job, especially around breaking news. Twitter reported its second-quarter-2016 financial results Tuesday, and Wall Street was far from overwhelmed.

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Twitter introduces instant notifications | Sherrilynne Starkie

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3 Ways Marketers Can Get More From Their Smartphones

Convince & Convert

Click to read more » Guest Posts mobile guest post joe pawlikowski notifications productivity smartphone usageImage via BigStockPhoto.com. With the utmost excitement I signed for the package, opened it up, and removed it from the box.

ICYMI – Twitter algorithm, Snapchat push notifications

Danny WhatMough

Snapchat adds push notifications for Stories. Here’s my weekly round-up of things you need to know and might have missed this last week in the world of digital PR and social media. Want this in your inbox each week? Subscribe here. Facebook rolls out a new event ad unit.

You’re Too Old for Facebook’s New App | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

I’ll discuss that, plus improvements that make Facebook video ads much easier and Twitter notifications much cleaner, in this week’s Social You Should Know. Facebook this week introduced Lifestage, a new app only available to people in the “high school” life stage.

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