Facebook and Instagram will help to control the time spent in social networks

ECONOMY

Basereporter.com August 1. Social networks Instagram and Facebook on Wednesday announced new ways for efficient use of time users, according to a press release from Instagram, was published on the official website of the application.

“Today we announce the launch of new mechanisms that will help the users of Instagram and Facebook to correctly allocate their time. This is the control panel activity, daily reminder, but also a new way to restrict the flow of notifications”, – stated in the text. As noted, the arrangements were developed with the participation of experts-psychologists, as well as on the basis of research Instagram and Facebook and feedback from their users.

In order to use innovations necessary to open the settings panel in any of the applications. In Instagram, users must click on the tab “Your activity” and Facebook – “on Facebook”, which will show the time spent in social networks per day. Below the icon you can set daily “reminder” that will inform about exceeding the limit set by the user on the app per day. Also will be a function of the suspend push notifications for a certain period of time.

App for posting photos and videos Instagram was launched in October 2010 and was originally intended only for mobile devices from Apple. In April 2012 the service became available to users of the Android platform. Then the company Facebook, which owns the eponymous social network, bought Instagram for $1 billion.

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