Facebook Is Testing a Way for Users to Hit the Snooze Button on Specific Keywords

Posts containing those words won’t be seen in News Feed for 30 days

Spoiler alert: Facebook just began testing a feature that can help you avoid spoilers or, basically, any topic you don’t want to see in your News Feed.

News Feed product manager Shruthi Muraleedharan revealed in a Newsroom post that the social network is testing a Keyword Snooze feature, which would enable users to keep posts containing a specific keyword out of their News Feeds for 30 days.

Users in the test group will see the option in the menu in the upper-right-hand corner of posts on their News Feeds.

Muraleedharan wrote, “Ever read a spoiler online before you’ve watched the last episode of the season? Or maybe you waited years for a movie sequel only to have your favorite blogger reveal the ending? We’ve all been there.



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