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Facebook and Instagram to Have New Tools to Control Social Media Addiction

Facebook and Instagram to Have New Tools to Control Social Media Addiction

The addiction to using social networking websites has increased a lot in recent time. Facebook is the biggest social networking platform in many parts of the world and they know that people are using their platform cautiously to save their time and health. Some people even prefer to leave the platform entirely to avoid any issue. Facebook knows it very well and it is the reason that they have decided to take some steps. Facebook now does not want people to get sick of using their platform as they do not want to lose their users. The company is now ready to offer a tool to the users to manage their time.

Facebook recently launched their time management tool for their users. This new tool will help the users to keep an eye on the time which they are spending on Facebook and Instagram. This new activity dashboard will assist you to know the time you are spending on these platforms on the daily and weekly basis. This step is going to be favourable for many users. It generally happens that we plan to spend less time on Facebook and Instagram but we end up wasting a lot of time. Now the new tool will help you to know the time you are spending on the platform. Therefore you can manage the timings easily.

The new plan by Facebook is appearing good enough for many people but still, there are some drawbacks here. The new tool will show you the daily average timings for that device only. It means that if you spend the additional time on these social networking platforms through other devices, then you will not get the information of that time. Nevertheless, we can still say that the new tool is going to be useful for us. If we are spending many hours on the platform, then you can control it with the help of additional tools provided by the company.

Users will now be able to set the time period for themselves which they like to spend on the platform. They will get the reminder if they go beyond the specified limit. This is not all. Users can also deactivate the notifications on their gadgets. Many health specialists and industry experts have welcomed the step taken by the company. Therefore now you can use Facebook and Instagram in a controlled manner as per your necessity.

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