All of us have that one Fb good friend. You realize the one I imply — they put up oodles of updates on one explicit matter, often one which doesn’t curiosity you, or would possibly in the event that they weren’t saturating your whole Newsfeed with the stuff. (I plead the fifth in terms of my very own pals.)

You don’t need to unfriend them, and even unfollow them. You simply, you understand … want a break. Fb right now launched Snooze with precisely that concept in thoughts. If you happen to hit Snooze on a good friend’s profile, you gained’t see any of their updates in your Newsfeed for 30 days.

The function has been in testing for just a few months. There are particular social media options I have a look at and suppose, “Who may presumably use that?” However this one I’m fairly certain may see widespread use.

A spokesperson proposed situations for the Snooze function, resembling college students Snoozing distracting Pages throughout finals week, vacationers Snoozing energetic teams, or by these with poor impulse management Snoozing model pages throughout their vacation offers. That final one I can’t see serving to because of Fb’s fairly virulent adverts, however I suppose it’s the thought that counts.

The function rolls out to everybody right now.


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