Facebook Testing Event Reminders

If you’re the type who likes to use Facebook events, you may have noticed that the site is pushing notifications as your party or appointment draws closer. Facebook confirmed to The Next Web that it has been testing reminders for people who have RSVPed to events.

Much like how applications can push notifications when a friend reaches a new level in a game or when you haven’t played in a while, Facebook sends notifications reminding users that events are coming up in one hour.

If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out, courtesy of The Next Web:

Here’s Facebook’s statement on the matter:

This is a feature we’ve been testing for a couple of months with a small percentage of users. How it works is that people who RSVP “Join” to an event will receive a push notification and a jewel notification an hour before the event begins.

Readers: Have you seen event reminders yet?

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