Webapps set the communication icon on blue when there are new tweets, messages, etc.
Is there a way to configure every how many minutes this is refreshed?
There is no easy GUI configuration to do this.
To set some the refresh delay you need to edit the file Twitter.user.js located under
Look for function :
You can use
to set the time delay
Open dash and search for "Broadcast Preferences" and open it.
and the bottom of the window you will find Update
Minutes between refresh: change it to desired refresh time.