Facebook finally launches Notify, its Twitter-style news alert app

November 12, 2015

Via: Tech Spot

After months of rumors surrounding its launch date – and whether it actually existed at all – Facebook has finally launched Notify, a standalone iOS app that delivers the latest news notifications and alerts (based on user preference) onto your iPhone’s lock screen.

“Everyone has different interests, so whether you’re into sports, celebrities, news, movies, music or shopping, Notify makes it easy to find notifications you’re into with a broad selection of great “stations” across a variety of categories,” said Julian Gutman, Facebook’s product manager.

Users can receive their notifications from a list of 72 sources, including CNN, The Weather Channel, Bloomberg, Comedy Central, Vevo and the New York Times. Notify will also provide station suggestions to users based on their Facebook profile.

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