With its Quiet Mode, Instagram hopes to get teenagers to temporarily put the app down and concentrate more on the outside world.
Instagram strives to deliver as many services as possible to its users, and its new Quiet Mode is evidence of that. Instagram wants its users to put the app aside for a bit and concentrate more on the outside world with Quiet Mode. In addition, it is developing fresh approaches to content filtering to enhance the surfing experience.
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According to Instagram, Quiet Mode has been introduced to promote focus and to assist users establish boundaries with their friends and followers. When enabled, you won't get any notifications, and the activity status of your profile will become "In silent mode."
Additionally, whenever someone DMs you on Instagram, an auto-reply is automatically sent. This will make it clear to others that you are not currently using the app. The tool is designed to help kids concentrate on their schoolwork, but anyone may use it to increase productivity if they believe that Instagram is interfering with it.
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"Quiet mode can be used by anyone, but we'll push teenagers to utilise it when they spend a certain amount of time on Instagram at night," states the policy. When the feature is switched off, Instagram will offer you a brief summary of alerts so you can catch up on what you missed. You can easily change the "Quiet mode" hours to meet your schedule.
Everyone in the US, UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand will have access to "quiet mode." Soon, more nations ought to be included on the list. You may now filter Instagram material in new ways according to the firm.
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Instagram also states that it will strive to avoid presenting you that kind of content moving forward in other places where it makes recommendations, including Reels, Search, and more, when you choose "Not interested" on a post seen in Explore.
Next, while you may already block comments and direct messages (DMs) that contain certain words, the feature is now being extended to include suggested posts that you might see on Instagram. A term or set of words, emojis, or hashtags that someone wants to avoid using can now be added, such as "fitness" or "recipes."
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With such terms in the description or hashtag, Instagram will try to stop recommending material that contains them. This is accessible in the Privacy settings' Hidden Words section.