Snap rolled out a Do Not Disturb underline weeks ago and didn't tell we about it

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  • Snapchat has a new Do Not Disturb option, that lets we stop notifications from specific people or groups nonetheless revelation them that you’ve pale them. 
  • Ironically, Snapchat didn’t tell users when it rolled a underline out.
  • The refurbish could assistance forestall users from carrying to check their phone regularly, amid conversations about child smartphone addiction. 


Snap rolled out a Do Not Disturb underline that allows Snapchat users to overpower notifications from specific people and groups, gripping a pale parties in a dark. Snapchat users contingency know a feeling, given a refurbish itself was expelled a few weeks ago nonetheless any word from a company, as reported by TechCrunch’s Josh Constine.

Facebook Messenger and iMessage offer identical tools, desirous by those overly communicative friends who make we bewail similar to pull notifications. An ceaselessly buzzing phone creates it formidable to get anything done, nonetheless branch off all pull notifications isn’t always good either, so this kind of Do Not Disturb choice works good as an in-between step. This apparatus competence also inspire Snapchat users to check a app some-more often, generally if we don’t know how many approach messages we unequivocally have. 

Even nonetheless Snap wasn’t outspoken about a release, Snapchat’s new Do Not Disturb comes during a time when some-more people in a tech industry are articulate about smartphone addiction. Facebook promised to residence these concerns with updates to a platform, nonetheless it hasn’t announced anything yet. Snap’s new underline competence not have been a approach response to these concerns, nonetheless it’ll be engaging to see if and how it impacts a approach people use Snapchat.

It sounds like Snap is doing flattering good opposite a competitors based on a company’s Q4 gain report on Tuesday, that blew past Wall Street expectations and done Snap’s batch take off. Since a final gain call, Snap rolled out updates to a amicable media height that it hopes will assistance it keep adult with foe from Facebook’s Instagram. Snap announced a design overhaul in November, and only announced it would be pulling out new rise options, rainbow swashes, and a neon heat font, a week after Instagram expelled a highly expected “Type Mode,” that gave users new fonts to play around with.

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