Facebook's Snooze Tool Would Allow Muting Annoying Friends for a Month

16 December, 2017, 15:54 | Author: Grady King
  • Facebook launches new'Snooze to'mute friends feature

Sick of cat pictures and holiday snaps?

By selecting Snooze in the top-right drop-down menu of a post, you won't see content from those people, Pages or groups in your News Feed for that time period. People can reverse snooze at any time.

Facebook understands this and many such similar scenarios, which is why it is launching a snooze button which lets you mute your annoying friends, pages and group for a period of 30 days.

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Crucially, the people you snooze never know about it.

Hoorah! See you in thirty days.

Pages or Groups will surely get the advantage after the rollout of this feature.

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'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 firm claims.

This is something that Facebook has talked about before, and it's a feature that has showed up in tests for some people in recent months. It turns out, you're not alone, ' Facebook said.

They've also added a tool called Take A Break, which functions similarly to the Snooze tool, but is created to help users control how much or how little they see of an ex-partner's Facebook content.

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Snooze just delays the annoyance one is experiencing from some page or friend or group, so if one feels like using the snooze option often then snooze might not be the only option, I mean one could always unfriend or leave the friend or group respectively or do not use Facebook at all. In addition to writing about tech, Jonathan has a passion for fitness and nutrition and has previously written for one the UK's leading watch and horology websites.


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