Continuing the discussion from Feedback on new menu:
I’ll just reiterate this in a topic of its own so it’s not neglected.
It used to be compact like this:
Now it’s like this:
Please reduce margins back to the way it used to be, and consider increasing the width of the menu on desktop.
Also, perhaps the number of notifications shown could be responsive, based on the max amount you can show without causing scrolling? That should be the cut-off point to show “View older notifications”.