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What You Need To Know About Facebook's New Snooze Feature

17 December 2017

If there's a friend, group, or Page that you're getting too many posts from in your timeline, you can now tap the three dots near the top right of any of their posts, and choose "Snooze [name] for 30 days". With features like Unfollow, Hide, Report and See First, we've consistently worked toward helping people tailor their News Feed experience, so the time they spend on Facebook is time well spent.

The snooze feature is based on research that people are more happy using social media when they interact with people they like, versus just browsing the news feed, which some research says can be depressing.

Snooze allows you to put a delay on the notifications you receive from friends, pages, or groups. "You will be notified before the Snooze period is about to end and the setting can also be reversed at any time".

They present both positive and negative research on social media and write about what Facebook is doing to combat the negatives and prioritize the positives.

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Facebook is one of those places where sometimes we feel bad for unfriending people, even if their posts annoy us. "Do people connect in meaningful ways online?"

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Also, there is a feature called Take a Break from a past relationship in which people can control what they see their ex wrote on Facebook, what their ex can see and who can see their past posts. Rather than going through the social pain of un-friending someone, however, Facebook has offered the option to stay friends with someone but mute all of their posts in your News Feed.

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What You Need To Know About Facebook's New Snooze Feature