Get rid of e-mails from Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube

Get rid of e-mails from Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube

Summary: Notification Control gives you direct links to filter e-mails these 12 services send you: Dribble, eBay, Facebook, Forrst, Foursquare, Google+, LinkedIn, Meetup, Tumblr, Twitter, and YouTube.

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Are you tired of getting e-mails from services like Dribble, eBay, Facebook, Forrst, Foursquare, Google+, LinkedIn, Meetup, Tumblr, Twitter, and/or YouTube? You'll want to check out Notification Control (via TNW), a simple website which gives you direct links for quickly accessing e-mail notification settings in all 12 of the aforementioned social networks.

It's really just a time-saver. How often do you get a notification e-mail you don't want, but just can't be bothered to go figure out how to disable it? Instead of blindly clicking around Facebook or categorizing e-mails from the site as junk, just go directly to facebook.com/settings?tab=notifications§ion=Facebook.

I'm serious, go to the link now. As Facebook rolls out new features, the company often adds new things to e-mail you about, and turns on the option by default. I just checked mine and three of the boxes were checked.

Notification Control doesn't require access to any of your online accounts. It's really just a webpage you can bookmark to easily access each service's notifications webpage, assuming you're logged in to the service in question. Alternatively, you can just bookmark the ones for the social networks you actually use.

Notification Control was created by Ben Lang and Tim Kendall. If you want them to add a service, you can e-mail Ben. Oh that's ironic. If you plan on sending a suggestion, do me a favor and make sure you title it as if it's coming from a social network.

The duo was inspired by Avi Charkham, who created a similar website called MyPermissions.

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Topics: Social Enterprise, Collaboration, Google

Emil Protalinski

About Emil Protalinski

Emil is a freelance journalist writing for CNET and ZDNet. Over the years,
he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars
Technica, Neowin, and TechSpot.

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