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# 240881 1-Oct-2018 09:30
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Looking for feedback on browser notifications.

 

1. Would you signup for browser notifications on news items?

 

2. Would you signup for browser notifications on all forums?

 

3. Would you signup for browser notifications on specific forums?





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  # 2099178 1-Oct-2018 10:09
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Would probably do notifications on subscribed threads, news, and all other items I tend to use rss.

 

 





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  # 2099183 1-Oct-2018 10:14
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Aside from Twitter, I am a big hater of browser notifications. (So my answers are no, no and no)

 

I can see why people like them though.


 
 
 
 


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  # 2099199 1-Oct-2018 10:20
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I would be a no all over for browser notifications. They are too intrusive when I am doing other things. Email is enough.

 

If the tab changed its icon or something when things happened that would be helpful tho.





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  # 2099201 1-Oct-2018 10:22
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I'd rather find a way to block all browser notifications from all websites. Annoying things. If I want information I'll pull it or sign up for some other notification, I don't need anything pushed via a browser.


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  # 2099202 1-Oct-2018 10:23
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I would be OK for notification on new posts on topics I am watching.

 

other than that, no thanks :-)




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  # 2099220 1-Oct-2018 10:42
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timmmay:

 

I'd rather find a way to block all browser notifications from all websites. Annoying things. If I want information I'll pull it or sign up for some other notification, I don't need anything pushed via a browser.

 

 

You know these are opt-in, right?





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  # 2099221 1-Oct-2018 10:42
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No, no, and no.

 

At work I am trying to reduce distractions, not add to the list.  I decline all browser notifications from all sites I use.  For GZ, I make use of email notifications on forums posts which I can later check at my leisure.





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  # 2099245 1-Oct-2018 11:03
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Definitely having it opt in would be good.

 

 

 

Personally i'd love to have a notification Queue as such.

 

Often i'm sitting here working away, get an email notification on my phone and then switch tabs to go and find the post..

 

 

 

Particularly for posts i'm mentioned in, i tend to have to distrupt my flow grab phone and bring up the Emails.

 

I'd want it to be opt in though. Respect standard windows DND functionality - i would not want it popping up in the middle of a presentation.





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  # 2099246 1-Oct-2018 11:04
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I wouldn't sign up for these either. Like many people I find pop-ups annoying so I wouldn't deliberately subject myself to them.


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  # 2099252 1-Oct-2018 11:09
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Don't see the need personally. Email works for me. Whatever you do, don't make it a popover!

 

 





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  # 2099257 1-Oct-2018 11:16
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Negative.

 

Only sites I have browser notifications for are GSuite and WhatsApp.

 

You could do what MacRumors does and has a little flag icon that notifies you of recent thread activity in a thread you're subscribed to, or mentioned:

 

Click to see full size

 

Quite unobtrusive and useful, clicking on it expands to show the notifications.

 

 


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  # 2099284 1-Oct-2018 11:50
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No, no, and no.





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Nope, nope and nope.

 

Find it extremely frustrating that the new trend seems to be for websites to want to push notifications to you.  Just the pop up asking if I want more notifications is annoying.  I disable most of my phone's notifications too!


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  # 2099336 1-Oct-2018 13:38
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No, No, No but yes to browser notifications for watched topics.





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Nah, nah, & nah





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