What happens when your friend or colleague on a team suddenly says, “Hey buddy, wanna play a game?” or “Hey friend, wanna go out on a date?”?
These messages are notifications that you should be using to communicate.
Unfortunately, they’re just notifications at this point, and they’re not necessarily a bad thing.
Here’s how to turn them off.
Stop receiving messages from your buddy notifications app.
While the buddy notifications feature is great for sharing games, it doesn’t really do much to protect your privacy or protect you from spam or unwanted content.
The problem is that many apps like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Snapchat all use buddy notifications to share messages that you send or receive.
But none of these apps actually block these messages from being sent or received by other users.
And while you should never send messages to your buddy from a third-party app, it’s also important to avoid sending messages to someone you’re not in a relationship with.
Here are some tips to help you block these notifications from your phone: