Social network Facebook and Instagram will soon introduce tools that will allow users to control how much time they have spent reading in your feed and communication in the comments. The announcement appeared in the corporate blog Facebook.
“We developed these tools based on cooperation and inspiration from leading experts and organizations in the field of mental health, scientists, and our own extensive research and feedback from our community. We want the time spent in Facebook and Instagram, to be meaningful, inspiring and positive. We hope that these tools give people more control over the time they spend on our platforms, and will facilitate communication between parents and Teens about the proper online habits,” the message reads.
It is reported that Instagram tool taking into account the time it will be called Your Activity (“the activity”), and Facebook – Your Time on Facebook (“Your time on Facebook”). The statistics window will display the average time spent by the user in these social networks, as well as output data for a specific date.
In addition, using a new tool to define the amount of time that the user assigns itself to daily use of selected social media. After this time the app will send a special notification. In addition, can be arbitrarily set periods that Facebook and Instagram will no longer send push notifications.
Recall that after the scandal about the leaking of data about users of Facebook that could affect the outcome of the U.S. presidential election, the social network has started to take steps to improve the transparency of its work. So, users are now able to edit your list of interests. In addition, the social network continues to block and remove suspicious accounts.