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Definition: notification fatigue


An excessive number of alerts pushed to a mobile device. When users' smartphones and smartwatches are set to alert them of every message and social media update, the notifications can be extremely distracting. See notification.




Less Notification Fatigue
The unique feature of a Martian Notifier smartwatch is that vibration patterns can be assigned to specific alerts to avoid looking at every one. This event is the wearer's running time. (Image courtesy of Martian Watches, www.martianwatches.com)