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Discussion Notification: Activity that involves you

Discussion Notification: Activity that involves you

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Similar to how Facebook notifies you when someone replies to your specific post, I would like this feature in Canvas.

In nearly all of my classes, we are required to make postings and answer student replies. However, there is not a notification feature that indicates when a student has commented on your specific post. We only receive general notifications that a student in your class has commented or posted something. On Facebook, this is called: "Activity that involves you" : You'll always get notifications about activity that involves you, like when someone tags you in a photo or comments on your post.

Essentially, I want to know when someone has replied to my specific post so I can address them back.

Currently, the notification options for Discussions are far to general (attached below)
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ccrofts
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Yes!! This feature would increase the value of Discussions in Canvas immeasurably. It would also be an equity-minded feature, as it would draw upon existing background knowledge/skills with social media that many students already have. Please, please add!