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Facebook's New Feature Will Help You Temporarily Avoid That One Friend

Facebook is giving users another way to control their news feeds — an option to hit snooze

The social media giant recognizes that it may not always be great for people's well-being if they have to see things they don't want to.

Snooze will let people take a break from those things. It can mute people, pages or groups on someone's news feed for 30 days without making people unfollow or unfriend.

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Facebook hopes the feature will make people's experiences on the site more positive.

Facebook also has other tools that may help users, including "Take a Break," which lets people control what they see from an ex, and an updated algorithm that demotes clickbait headlines and fake news.

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