Suspicious notifications

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  1. Jynzly profile image71
    Jynzlyposted 6 years ago

    I always receive this suspicious notification from Hubpages every 12:38 (after midnight) in our time here in the Philippines. This notification posts all the hubtivities of all hubbers except my own. The recent hubs that I had published were never mentioned in these notifications; some 10 hubs already.
    Another suspicious notification is that one in a window that appears when I click to go to my Hubpages which states "Something was wrong and if you have time you may report this issue to the Hubpages forum."

    Will I just ignore all these?

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image81
      Uninvited Writerposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      That email lets you know what new hubs the people you are following have written, of course your own don't appear on it.

      1. Jynzly profile image71
        Jynzlyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        But why it is just lately, it used to include all my 60+ other hubtivities in the past.

    2. Lisa HW profile image66
      Lisa HWposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I don't know about the "something was wrong" thing.  There's been a lot of bugs recently.

      As for the notifications, people get notifications on those they follow and/or things like Hubs or Answers they commented on unless a) they make sure their settings are on (essentially) "Don't notify me about x"; and b) that they uncheck the "follow this ______" box at the lower corner of things like individual Questions/Answers.  (Well, if you look right under the "reply" box on the forums here, you'll see yet another "Follow this  ____" box.

      So, I'm guessing there's a good chance what you're receiving is a matter of your not having the settings  you'd prefer and/or you're not  making sure that box isn't checked when you say something somewhere.

      1. Jynzly profile image71
        Jynzlyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Hi Lisa HW,

        Thank you.
        I had actually reported this to Team Hubpages and they told me the same thing as you do such as the setting and I always see to it that the "green box" that says "follow" is checked as I was told.
        I think you are right that "there's been a lot of bugs recently".
        Thank you for the response, maybe I will just have to ignore all these and hope that these could not alter or harm the activities that I am really fond of doing here in Hubpages.

    3. Dale Hyde profile image84
      Dale Hydeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I receive the daily emails from HP because I opted for them. I enjoy seeing the recent activity on those that I follow. I am considering changing the questions emails that I get however, as they seemingly come in way to often, each and every time a member I follow posts a new question. I don't need the emails that often for questions, lol, plus they appear on my stats page at the top whenever I go there.

      1. Jynzly profile image71
        Jynzlyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Dale Hyde,

        Exactly. I actually don't need the notifications that often too. I will find out how I could change the question mails. Also I don't anymore answer many questions recently. I only answer those that really interest me. I used to enjoy answering in the forums and posting new topics in the forums too but I found out that I would just sound provocative or being misinterpreted so I just had to stop or do once in a while.

        Thank you Dale for your valuable suggestion.

        1. Dale Hyde profile image84
          Dale Hydeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          You are most welcome, Jynzly. As for answering the questions, I used to do more until it just sort of got out of hand, lol. Many of the questions are simply like spamming for more views as many make no sense.

          The forum community can be a tad testy at times without a doubt. You certainly will see a vast assortment of responses in many various "tones" to what you may post. I have simply learned to ignore what certain members publish simply because they always seemingly post in an arrogant manner. smile I would not let those keep you from participating in the forum or shying away.

          1. Jynzly profile image71
            Jynzlyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Dale Hyde,

            I definitely agree with your sound observation concerning the "sort of got out of hand" and the "arrogance"...but that's the way it is and the best thing that I can do is to just keep myself away...though I would not say that I would completely keep away from it. Admittedly, I love the forum especially when well-meaning people express their thoughts and experiences in certain matters in hand. I would still post some questions once in while when I really have some important matters to confide and which need varied ideas.

  2. Millionaire Tips profile image92
    Millionaire Tipsposted 6 years ago

    If you go to your Accounts page, click Profile, then email settings, or follow this link:

    https://hubpages.com/my/profile/email

    you will be able to choose what types of notifications you want to receive via email.

    1. Jynzly profile image71
      Jynzlyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Millionaire Tips,

      Thank you Millionaire Tips for this information. I will do just that.

 
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