Facebook introduces 'snooze' setting on social media site

Facebook introduces 'snooze' setting on social media site”

You're on Facebook, scrolling through your feed, when out of the blue, status after status rolls in from a keyboard-happy friend. Posts from these snoozed subjects will show up once again after those 30 days have passed, but if you decide you want to keep the silence coming, you can just snooze one of their posts after 30 days like you did before.

With the new snooze button, you'll be able to turn off their appearance in your newsfeed for 30 days, without completely losing them forever.

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"We've heard from people that they want more options to determine what they see in News Feed and when they see it", Shruthi Muraleedharan, Facebook's product manager, wrote in a post. You will receive a notification when a Snooze cycle comes to an end though, and it can be reversed at any time if you change your mind. A sexual assault survivor may benefit from temporarily snoozing posts from news organizations they follow as potentially triggering sexual assault coverage continues to dominate the news cycle. In that case, the social media site has a new feature, just for you, called "Snooze".

Also works with Pages and groups.

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'The people, Pages, and groups you snooze will not be notified.

The status update was Facebook's bread and butter for most of its early life, but people have started to move away from using the social media behemoth to send out brief statements about what they ... In fact, Twitter has it since 2014. However, Facebook researchers are now thinking about the issue and wondering whether or not the time that users spend on Facebook is right for them.

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The new feature which is now rolling out will be available by clicking the option button (an arrow) at the top right of the post, and selecting the new Snooze option.

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