Exhausted of your Facebook friends' constant updates? Send them for a snooze

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Facebook is also making changes to address the quality of your news feed.

This is a timely sentiment for Facebook, since earlier this week the company had to defend itself from comments made by former Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya, who said that social media is "ripping apart the social fabric of how society works".

Facebook already allows you to unfollow someone while staying friends, if their posts are starting to clog up your feed.

Facebook wrote in a blog post that the move is part of an effort to "make Facebook more about social interaction and less about spending time".

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Facebook on Friday globally released a feature called Snooze that lets users hide certain people, groups or brand pages for up to 30 days, without permanently unfriending or unfollowing them.

'You will be notified before the Snooze period is about to end and the setting can also be reversed at any time. Snooze offers a temporary solution instead of a more permanent one.

Facebook is calling this new feature "Snooze", and it's one we've heard about before. The people, Pages, and groups you snooze will not be notified.

Facebook responded with a vague statement the time, saying that it is "we are working hard to improve". When people consume information passively on their News Feed but do not interact with them, they feel worse. However, some researchers posited that reading about others over the Internet may compel them to compare themselves to others, thereby, getting a negative feeling about it. "When looking at the post, simply select the drop-down menu in the upper right corner of a post, this is the little menu that appears after selecting the ".

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