Facebook wants to fix the ‘Happy Birthday’ spam problem by using Stories

Posted by @audreylaine, Wed, May 2 8:23am

Have you ever turned off Facebook’s notifications or even deleted the app entirely on your birthday, simply to avoid the non-stop barrage of alerts that someone had posted “Happy Birthday!” to your timeline? A fix may be in the works, as it turns out. An update to how Facebook will handle birthday notifications was given a brief mention during yesterday’s keynote address at the company’s F8 developer conference, hinting at a new birthday feature yet to come.

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