What is Notify App – From Facebook

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In was in the news yesterday that Facebook introduced Notify App – So Whats is Notify App – From Facebook?  –  Notify is the latest app from Facebook which looks a lot like a twitter feed.  Notify consolidates all of the news notifications and alerts on your phone which you can view in a stream on your lock screen.

Can you get Notify app? – only if you are in the US at the moment as sadly it appears to be not available in the UK yet, so its rolling out gradually.

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What is Notify App?

Its in the name, its a notification app – Notify gives you a personalised mix of notifications by selecting the things that you are interested in.  So if you want the breaking news, upto date weather, latest football scores, you can get them automagically on your screen.

if you like notifications instead of having to search for your favorite things then this app is for you.

You can choose subjects from categories (which they call stations) such as

  • News
  • Sports
  • Music
  • Business
  • Entertainment
  • Politics

Then you choose your station such as

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  • ABC
  • Bloomberg
  • Time
  • Washington post
  • Wired
  • Fox Sports
  • CNN news
  • Weather Channel
  • Vogue

and the list goes on.


These news items will be delivered to your lockscreen so that you can keep abreast with whats going on without even having to click on your phone but if you do want to read more you just swipe or tap through to the article.

You can then share these notifications via your text, email, Facebook or other social networks.

Check out the video for Facebook ‘s Notify

If you are in the US you can get now at the App store – Notify 

Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.