Not Getting Facebook Notifications

If you're having issues with your Facebook alerts recently, i.e. getting updates and also groups from people you do not recognize, after that you're not alone-- lots of people began complaining concerning it considering that last Sunday, June 19. Luckily, I've found an option to it. Details after the jump.

Not Getting Facebook Notifications



Facebook Notifications Problem


I was doing my usual morning regimen last Sunday (June 19) when I located something strange regarding my Facebook account: I'm obtaining alerts from people I do not recognize. Extra especially, I'm obtaining 'likes' and remarks from standing updates as well as web links that I didn't upload, as well as updates from teams I did not sign up with.

The Solution

This got me to thinking about my Facebook settings, and caught the option equally as I was surfing mine: it's an issue with just how my Account Safety and security was set up. * headpalm *.

I quickly published an option to my Posterous and also currently I'm duplicating it here for all to see (with [edits]:

1. Most Likely To Account Settings >> Account Task.

2. From the Account Activity section, you'll find that the various computer systems as well as places that are presently accessing your FB account. [You can see this from the tab 'Likewise Energetic'. It must be revealing places and devices that you are not knowledgeable about.]
3. End each of the sessions [on 'Likewise Energetic'] by clicking the 'End' [button]

4. After that be sure to examine 'Secure Searching' (so you'll get on HTTPS, a lot more safe) and also 'Login Notifications' (so you'll be alerted if someone else is logging on your account.) [Just claimed, examining these options will make accessing your Facebook account extra safe and secure.]
5. After following these steps, you ought to get this:.

Facebook Notifications Problem


Make sure to transform your passwords after. Keep in mind also that with these settings, you have to attest every single gadget that will certainly access your account. That turns up in a display when you attempt to access your account with your smart phones.

Last Thoughts.

[Updated June 29, 2011] I understand there are still enigmas to be resolved however the perpetrator here really is, well, my negligence: I must have inspected those safety settings prior to. With all the current goings-on about hacking as well as such, I ought to have double-checked my accounts to make sure that I can least shield them from breach. I actually don't know for certain it this was associated with that, yet a minimum of I can rest simple that I've done something about it.