Get breaking news alerts from WCPO on Facebook Messenger

Posted at 1:10 PM, May 01, 2017

Want to stay up-to-date on the latest breaking news in your community? 

WCPO-9 On Your Side is now providing another easy way to do just that. 

If you are a Facebook user, you can now subscribe to WCPO breaking news alerts via Facebook Messenger.

How it works

These alerts look very similar to the push alerts you see on your phone, but they're sent through Facebook's messaging app. Here are some examples of what they look like:

How to subscribe

You can subscribe to these Facebook Messenger breaking news alerts by going here and signing up

Once you're signed up, you're good to go. If you ever want to stop receiving these alerts, all you have to do is type the word "STOP" in the FB messenger window.

Other ways to get breaking news alerts

Facebook Messenger isn't the only place we send breaking news alerts.