I get notifications for topics I haven't chosen

after a recent update, I’m getting lots of notifications for topics that I haven’t chosen to follow or I haven’t even read once.

most of them are from a particular user, and I get the feeling that I’m following that user!

I guess this is a #bug, but I don’t know how to explain the reproducing steps nor I do have any error log!

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That’s very strange. Is there a tag or a category that you are watching?

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yes there are. but the topics are not categorized in those followed ones.

reported by two other users in our forum as well.

do you know any information I can share so that I con confirm whether it’s a #bug or not?

Wouldn’t that be because of the “Automatically track topics I enter ‘after x minutes’ (default was 4 minutes for me when I registered here on meta)”, maybe ? It is a little surprising at first, I have to admit. And 4 minutes goes by pretty fast [this can be configured in your preferences in “notifications”].

This would say otherwise:

But maybe you read something and forgot or didn’t pay too much attention to it ?

no that’s not the case. e.g. I also get notification for the new topics that have been made during the time I was slept!