FS needs a feature that alerts you when someone comments on your journal!

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ashnamy

Joined: Jun 10
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Posted: 16 Nov 2011, 13:00
i'm sure my FS buddies think i am a snob, or i'm an idiot who doesn't know how to navigate the site, lol. Ive had some very good information given to me via comments on my journal but I didn't even know there were comments there. it's not like when you get a msg in your inbox, it tells you that as soon as you sign on. I accidentally went to my journal page and noticed there were comments and i'm so grateful. some things i eventually concluded myself but had i known the info was there i could have been putting it to use sooner. Thank you all my buddies, i do appreciate all the great advice. Laughing
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M.Trublu

Joined: Aug 11
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Posted: 16 Nov 2011, 16:39
I second this motion. That would be a great alert. I also think FS should have different levels of privacy on here. For example, showing certain pics to only buddies. I love this site and am hopeful for continued improvement.
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snugles

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Posted: 16 Nov 2011, 17:29
me too or three, it would be awesome.Very Happy
kingkeld

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Posted: 17 Nov 2011, 01:15
I totally agree. I made it habit to check for comments a couple of times every day, when I go online. I like to keep up with my buddies, and it would be nice with a little notification.

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Helewis

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Posted: 17 Nov 2011, 03:51
Me five. i dont think theres a soul on this site who would think you a snob for that comment. in absence of this feature, I do a few things to hope to catch comments. First I go to My Journal as you did. Second I go to My Fat Secret and filter on Me -> All Activity or Me -> Post -> Replies. And third, I look at the Lastest Posts or Recent Activity columns to the lower right side of the page.
ashnamy

Joined: Jun 10
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Posted: 17 Nov 2011, 06:05
I sent an email thru the "contact us" tab respectfully requesting this improvement so lets all keep our fingers crossed and pray the makers of FS comply. Until then I will do as kingkeld and helewis suggest and check several times a day. I stay logged on, with FS minimized all day long anyways, I just hafta remember to hit f5, lol.
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ashnamy

Joined: Jun 10
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Posted: 17 Nov 2011, 07:32
Hey guys, they actually answered...

Hi ashnamy Many thanks for contacting us and for your suggestion. We are always looking to improve FatSecret for members so we will be sure totake your comments into account as we continue to add new features andimprove existing ones, like better notifications... We appreciate your patience and wish you well. The FatSecret team
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Helewis

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Posted: 18 Nov 2011, 19:12
Nicely done. Thanks ashnamy.



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