Facebook has added another way for you to minimize the number of news feed posts from people less close to them, without letting those folks know you’re putting them on a short list of sorts.
Here’s how Facebook Engineer Jon Coens describes the capabilities:
Last fall we introduced the close friends and acquaintances lists to help you see more of what you want in your news feed. Using these lists helps you see more posts from your close friends and fewer from acquaintances you don’t know as well.
Today we’re announcing a tool to make it easier to add friends to your acquaintances list with one click.
When you add friends to your acquaintances list they won’t be unfriended or notified. You’ll just see fewer of their posts in news feed
To start organizing, go to your friends page, select the acquaintances list and click see more suggestions.