These are your "Global Notifications." Global Notifications come from the Hatchlings team and will link to the Forum, the Facebook page or special events that we're hosting at any given time. Basically put, Global Notifications are updates from us that we think you'll want to know about.
These are notifications regarding the most recent Forum Posts. The Hatchlings Forum is a community message board where players can interact and assist one another with questions or feedback about the game.
This is your 'Friend Manager'. Use this to manage your in-game friends, edit your ignore list, and invite new friends.
This is your "Settings." Under "Settings," you can adjust any in-game preferences, such sound settings, your email address, Gifting options and rotating backgrounds to name a few.
Clicking this icon will move your game to "Fullscreen Mode," which means the game will expand to cover the entirety of your screen (it's really cool!). You can exit fullscreen at anytime by pressing the Esc key on your keyboard. Unfortunately, the Safari browser does not support the full screen capability.
This is your volume control. You can click this icon to turn off all in-game sounds.