Facebook’s ‘Keyword Snooze’ feature will let users hide posts with specific words or phrases for 30 days
Fb is on the lookout for new tactics to provide customers extra keep watch over over the content material they see of their Information Feed. These days, the corporate introduced it’s trying out a brand new “Keyword Snooze” characteristic that may permit customers to snooze posts with decided on key phrases or words for a 30-day duration.
“If you select to ‘snooze’ a keyword, you gained’t see posts for your Information Feed containing that individual phrase or word from someone, Web page or Group for 30 days,” writes Information Feed Product Supervisor Shruthi Muraleedharan, on Facebook’s news blog.
Whilst natural content material from pals, Pages and Teams shall be impacted, Fb showed with Advertising and marketing Land that the Keyword Snooze characteristic won’t observe to advertisements within the Information Feed.
Since that is nonetheless in trying out mode, no longer all customers are ready to snooze key phrases at this time. In line with the announcement, those that have get entry to to the choice will to find it within the higher right-hand menu of a put up (the place the 3 dots are situated).
The characteristic sounds so much like Twitter’s “muted phrases” choice — however on Fb, it is going to best remaining 30 days. For a while now, customers have had the strategy to conceal posts from people and publishers and “snooze” folks for 30 days. That is the primary time Fb has performed round with letting customers conceal content material that comes with particular phrases or words.
Fb is selling the characteristic so as to save you TV display, movie or carrying match spoilers, however, with the approaching elections looming, there’s a great opportunity many shall be napping extra politically charged key phrases as opposed to looking to conceal “Antman and the Wasp” spoilers.
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