We've heard from people that they want more options to determine what they see in News Feed and when they see it.
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. "You will be notified before the Snooze period is about to end and the setting can also be reversed at any time".
Additionally, it seems that Facebook was originally going to allow users to snooze people, Pages, or Groups for a day, a week, or a month. Temporarily muting a connection is better for Facebook than someone permanently cutting it off.
Facebook's announcement comes during a week a former executive expressed guilt for helping to create tools that, in his view, were ripping society apart.
The company is also still trying to come to grips with its power and influence in the world.
Researchers at Facebook David Ginsberg and Moira Burke cited the new "snooze" feature as a way they planned to address previous criticism. Facebook writes, "We've made several changes to News Feed to provide more opportunities for meaningful interactions and reduce passive consumption of low-quality content - even if it decreases some of our engagement metrics in the short term". 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. But passively consuming information from social media has the opposite effect.
Exhausted of those seemingly annoying Facebook friends? "In the years ahead we'll be doing more to dig into these questions, share our findings and improve our products".
What's more, the in-display fingerprint sensor will only get activated when it's needed in an effort to preserve battery life. With that, it announced that the mass production is happening for one of the top smartphones manufactures in the world.
A 94-year-old Florida woman was arrested after she refused to leave her care home after being evicted, according to WFTV . The facility accused Fitzgerald of avoiding paying her rent because she thought she was going to die in the near future.
For the same time frame last flu season, there were 42 lab-confirmed cases statewide and also 15 hospitalizations. Rodriquez said that her own figures show the flu a year ago doubled its numbers around Jan 22.
During the campaign, Strzok led the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private server while she was secretary of state. The texts released to Congress on Tuesday were exchanged by Strzok and Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer Lisa Page.
Marsha Blackburn told Fox News' "American Newsroom" on Tuesday. "The problems with the Visa Lottery are various", Cissna said. Accused New York City bomber Akayed Ullah , originally from Bangladesh, benefitted from the U.S.
He went on to star in films like Rangeela , Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman, Akele Hum Akele Tum , Daud , Virasat, Mann and Company. Neeraj had a brother but he was financially incapable of shouldering the responsibility. "I had known Neeraj for 12 years".
Working with Maine Senator Olympia Snowe, Worcester made arrangements for wreaths to be placed at Arlington Cemetery. On Monday a ceremony was held in Dover yesterday as part of the Wreaths Across America .
The prosecution presented as many as 195 witnesses, 290 documents and 36 material evidences against Ameer, including DNA reports . That it had occurred to a Dalit woman struggling with poor conditions of life, and within her own home drove the anger further.
But, as it turns out, the $390 million wasn't an investment at all - Apple didn't purchase any equity or debt from Finisar . In May, Corning received the first award, of $200 million, to expand its glass processing.
It should be available for most users around the World now, so enjoy capturing and sharing all those shenanigans. Essentially, Facebook's best lure to developers is its inherent reach thanks to a massive baked-in audience.
Limited Edition Star Wars OnePlus 5T Launched In India
The company also made arrangements to sell the newly launched smartphone via OnePlus Experience stores in Bengaluru and Noida. The design of the new Star Wars edition OnePlus 5T is inspired by the planet Crait from Star Wars : The Last Jedi movie.
Pandora on-demand now available for 'free'
This trial of Pandora Premium , if you'd like to call it that, is available to free and Plus users. To get access, users will watch a short video ad (Pandora is testing varying lengths of time ).
US President signs ban on Kaspersky Lab software
Kaspersky reportedly shutting down its office located in Washington DC after facing the crackdown by the government. She added that the company's software represented a "grave risk" to USA national security.
Legend says West Ham should sign England global in January
England global Wilshere, who spent last season on loan at Bournemouth, has seemingly overcome a torrid run of injuries. If you look at his career since he came here, look how many French caps he's got since he has been at Arsenal .
Metro Detroit Weather: Winter Storm Warning in effect
Between 3 to 8 inches of snow is headed for metro Detroit, with the bulk of it expected to fall during the busy evening commute. We had a steady snowfall overnight, but as the day goes on the snow will taper off to snow showers.
America's healthiest and least healthy states
Alabama was singled out as the state with the poorest mental health care, given the low concentration of therapists. This is the first run through MA has been named the most advantageous state, finishing Hawaii's five-year rule.
Patriots signing WR Kenny Britt to two-year deal
At 6-foot-3, 215 pounds, Britt caught nine touchdowns in just 12 games in 2010, his second season in the NFL. The Patriots have signed a talented player let go in mid-season by his former team.
Zidane: Reputation Will Not Win CWC For Madrid
Real were struggling to break down the Al Jazira which prompted Zidane to introduce Bale for Benzema in the 81st minute. Coming on the 80th minute, just seconds later he put Real Madrid 2-1 ahead with a low finish inside the box.
Two Palestinian militants killed in Gaza explosion
Two Palestinians terrorists were killed in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, apparently the result of a terrorism-related explosion. Ronen Manelis said, adding that "the tunnel project in the Gaza Strip has suffered a heavy blow".
Rohit Sharma's fireworks set PCA Stadium ablaze
After Dhawan's departure, Sharma got a support from young Shreyas Iyer (88) and he reached his 16th ODI hundred in the 40th over. It was as if it had given up the contest once it saw Rohit produce excellent footwork to cart the ball all around the ground.
You Can Now Ask Alexa To Wake You Up With Music
And let's face it: even if you're just using Alexa on your phone, Amazon would rather be the one to start your day. Naturally, there are a few perks if you use one of Amazon's music services.