Facebook notifications are going to change – and you may not like it


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during his keynote address at Facebook F8 in San Francisco (Picture: Reuters)

No longer will your Facebook notifications solely be ‘friends’ commenting on your old profile pictures to cause you embarrassment.

The social media site is introducing steps to make it more dynamic so it can defeat rival networks.

A Facebook spokesperson told Mashable: ‘We are testing an updated notifications tab that adds additional, relevant content about everything that might be helpful to know on a particular day.’

Not only will you be told whose birthday it is, but notifications will also allow you to see which friends are nearby and what restaurants in your locality are open for business.

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Here is the list of eight sections the your notifications will now include:

  • Birthdays – Your cousin, your second cousin…

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