Facebook Notifications gives you updates about things ongoing in your Facebook Account which involves you. It notifies you about a lot of things including:
Who reacted to your post
Who commented on your post
Ongoing and upcoming events
Activities of friends (those who posted something or tagged you in a post)
One beautiful thing about Facebook Notification is that you can get it whether you are online or not. Aside from have FB App which easily notifies you with a sound, Facebook has done it in a way now that you receive a text or mail about a recent activity on FB.
How to Check Out Your Facebook Notifications
At the top right of your Facebook homepage, you are going to see three major icons which are:
Friend Request Icon
Facebook Messenger Icon
Facebook Notification Icon
Anytime you get notified about anything, you are going to see a red bubble appearing on any of these icons. The red bubble will include the number of notifications you received.
The Facebook Notification icon particular can appear differently depending on whether you are using the Facebook App for mobile or you visit Facebook on your desktop. On a desktop, the icon appears as a globe while on mobile it appears as a bell.
The Message Notification icon shows users messages sent to them from friends and groups while the Notification icon in form of a human shadow is to notify you on recent friend requests sent to you from other Facebook users.
Hovering your cursor around any of these icons tells you what it is before you even click on it. Clicking on it unveils all the notifications in detail.
Facebook Notifications Troubleshooting
Your Facebook Notification Settings can be adjusted. You can even choose who you receive notifications from and what you receive notification about. To access your Facebook Notification Settings, follow these steps:
Get on your Facebook Homepage
At the top of your page click “Settings”
Click on “Notifications”
Then Edit Your Notifications Settings
Always look out for your notifications and notifications icons.