Facebook introduced an all-new “Quiet Mode” for its important cellular app on Thursday, which can pause “most” push notifications and remind you that it’s turned on once you attempt to open the software program in your cellphone whereas the mode continues to be energetic.
It’s not clear precisely what notifications might be exempted from the brand new mode; the corporate says some, like privateness updates, it’s legally required to ship out. This new mode can be to not be confused with the present “mute push notifications” setting that allows you to cease solely push notifications, however not these inside the app, for a chosen period of time.
Instead, this new Quiet Mode might be discovered underneath Facebook’s “Your Time on Facebook” dashboard, which it added again in November 2018, following a push for main platforms and system makers like Apple and Google to advertise digital theyllness apps.
It’s half of a bigger replace to the dashboard that Facebook says will add theyek-over-theyek traits, utilization monitoring for daytime versus evening, and a counter for whole variety of visits. It’s rolling out now to iOS customers and can arrive for Android customers in May, the corporate says.
The new Quiet Mode will work each manually and on a set schedule when you so select. It will pause notifications from inside the app, like these obnoxious Facebook Watch badges, and on a system stage, so that you gained’t see numbered badges on iOS both.
“As they all adjust to new routines and staying home, setting boundaries for how you spend your time online can be helpful. Whether it’s to help you focus on your family and friends, sleep without distraction or manage how you spend your time at home, they have tools that can help you find the right balance for how you use Facebook,” reads a brand new replace to the corporate’s ongoing COVID-19 data weblog put up.
In addition to Quiet Mode, Facebook says it’s additionally added new shortcuts to the notification settings and News Feed preferences panel, so “you can make the most of your time on Facebook by controlling the type of posts you see in your News Feed as theyll as the updates you receive.”