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Facebook Wants to Save You From Spoilers With 30-Day Keyword Mute Feature – Review Geek

Between World Cup and Avengers movies, your Facebook feed is a minefield of spoilers. Facebook wants to change that with an experimental keyword mute feature.

You can not trust your friends to watch Westworld without ruining it, and sometimes you have heard enough about the day's news and just need a break. Facebook's new keyword filter can help you with both scenarios, and more. The feature, which is currently being tested with a small percentage of users to see how much it compares to snoozing or muting individuals or particular pages .

In its current form, the feature only allows you to repeat a keyword for 30 days. You can not cut it off permanently. So, if you never want to hear about Yanny and his friend Laurel for the rest of your life, you're out of luck. But you can get a reprieve for a month. If the test goes well, you might see it in the near future in the ever-growing menu attached to articles in your news feed.

Source: Facebook via TechCrunch

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