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Notifications -- why do I see several copies of the same comment

swanq says:

When I look at my notifications, I often see more than one copy of the same comment on a photo I have commented on (not a photo of my own). This is really annoying because it slows down load time and means i have to scroll down further to find different comments.

Is there a way to organize notifications by photo rather than chronologically and include only one entry for a photo with a comment thread I am participating in? Recent Activity is much more efficient for that.
Posted at 11:21AM, 23 October 2021 PST ( permalink )

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mag3737 says:

swanq:

I often see more than one

Do you see more than two?

Two is "working as designed" in cases where the person who wrote a reply also tagged you with @yourname in the reply. Flickr is showing one notification for the fact that there was a reply, and another notification for the fact that you were tagged.

Many people have previously complained that they do not like this design.
Posted 6 weeks ago. ( permalink )

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swanq says:

mag3737:

I just checked. I see two together if I'm tagged. If I see more than two, they are different comments on the same picture.
Posted 6 weeks ago. ( permalink )

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Thomas Hawk says:

swanq:

This is really annoying


Flickr wants to make sure you know that a comment was made on a photo you previously commented on AND that someone replied to you specifically, hence the confusing duplicated notification.

It's very clunky, unnecessary and I'm surprised has made it into the product. In the year 2021 Flickr should be smart enough to know that when someone mentions you and replies one in the same that only one notification is probably needed here.
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