Facebook Alerts Users About Upcoming Birthdays

Continuing its efforts to promote its Gifts feature, the spot toward the top-right-hand corner of Facebook’s News Feed that previously alerted users about friends’ birthdays now alerts users about upcoming birthdays when none of their friends has a birthday on that particular day.

Continuing its efforts to promote its Gifts feature, the spot toward the top-right-hand corner of Facebook’s News Feed that previously alerted users about friends’ birthdays now alerts users about upcoming birthdays when none of their friends has a birthday on that particular day.

In the space on the revamped News Feed where users can select which feed to view, the familiar birthday-cake icon appears, along with the number of birthdays coming up in the next few days.

Readers: Are you seeing the upcoming birthdays notifications?