Deduplicating Social Notifications

A quick filter for dealing with social network notifications from different channels.

While I appreciate the emails from Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, etc., they have really started becoming more of a nuisance than anything as they are essentially duplicates of the push notifications sent to my phone.

I do want to keep the emails as they serve an archival purpose (and I do like to archive far too much information), however the push notifications on my phone are more immediate and actionable to me.

Ergo, I just quickly setup a Gmail filter that selects the following and stuffs it into a notifications label:

to:mikeboers.com AND from:(twitter.com OR facebook.com OR facebookmail.com OR linkedin.com)

Now I get to keep them all, but the lock screen on my phone doesn't fill up with duplicates of the same messages via different channels.

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