The “time well spent” movement is coming to Facebook. The company is working on a new feature that will show users how much time they spend on its platform.
People across the globe are starting to be conscious of how much time they spend on platforms and this has caused the “time well spent” movement to become so prominent that big tech companies are looking concerned. Of course, this is also just part of a larger “well-being” trend that drives the younger generations to improve their everyday lives. Instagram is known to be working on a feature that shows how much time its users spend on the platform, and now, according to a report by TechCrunch, Facebook could be developing its own tool too.
The feature was first discovered by Jane Manchun Wong, an engineer known for having previously uncovered many new features by digging through Instagram’s code.
Facebook is working on "Your Time on Facebook" which could help users to manage their time spent on Facebook app.
Instagram is also working on helping users to improve their digital wellbeing: https://t.co/y38mV3RtqB
— Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane) June 22, 2018
The new feature aims to provide users with how much time they are spending on Facebook. In its current form, the tool will let you know how much time you have spent on Facebook each day over the last week, as well as the average time spent on the platform each day.
“Yout Time On Facebook” will also offer you the option to set daily limits as well as better ways to manage your notifications so you can really “switch off.”