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Duolingo needs ability to notify when someone responds to a comment in discussion, and only then

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The current behavior is completely useless. It sends you an email whenever anyone posts in any discussion you have ever posted, not just when someone responds to a comment you made. And you have to manually unfollow every discussion, which also means you won't see responses.

Every other site on the internet gets this right; why can't Duolingo? This is an embarrassment.

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/SporadicAspirant

Do you mean the same as the notification alarm bell in the top right corner of the browser page does?

The only discussion alerts I see there are from people responding to my comments.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Krinadoodle
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I think he means the emails we get, maybe you didn't sign up for that =)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SporadicAspirant

Very true. I turned all my emails off because I didn't like getting any.

As I don't often comment on the forums, the five notifications in the alarm bell have always been enough for me.

I imagine that if I did comment more often in forums, I would appreciate emails being configurable to work the same way as the notification alarm bell. So I would receive emails only about answers to my comments, and not from the entire thread.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/truelefty
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Also, the maximum of notifications shouldn't be 5 (in the alarm bell thing)... Because half of them are "you got a new follower!", and there are other notifications such as people replying to comments of mine which I can't see... :/

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WarsawWill
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For the last week or two the alarm bell has only been showing new followers and lingots, no notifications of answers to comments, which seems strange, as I've answered dozens of other people's comments. I presume they're not getting notifications either.

10 months ago