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September 14, 2011
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MrsGeek
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Question received via email … PLEASE post questions in the forum.  We can't keep up with email.

I took your class on Facebook at the Escapade this year. You recommended that we set up a second e-mail address and a mobile phone number which I did. Now Facebook texts us whenever we get a friend request or a new message. I have deleted the phone number because we don't have a cell phone plan that includes free texts (we have to pay $0.25 each). Unfortunately we are still being texted with friend requests. Can you give me a clue as to how to stop this from happening?  Thanks.

I still recommend that you have a cell phone number included in your Facebook profile.  But, you can turn off all text notifications by going to your Account Settings, Mobile, Notifications … Click on Edit at the right and choose Off to turn all text messaging notifications off.

July 3, 2012
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Barbara Dalderis
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I like you above advice, but I can’t find Account Settings on my FB site.

 

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