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What Is Facebook’s New ‘Quiet Mode’ And How Does It Work?

What Is Facebook’s New ‘Quiet Mode’ And How Does It Work?

Facebook is rolling out a new “Quiet Mode” feature for its iOS and Android apps, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. A lot of us are glued to our phones even more than usual right now—thanks, quarantine!—and while apps like Facebook help us stay in touch, there…

Your Notifications Are Lying To You

Ding! This needs your attention right now, notifications seem to say. Boing! It might be an emergency. Or, just as often: Boop! Somebody you love might want to talk to you. We get hundreds of notifications every day, and they are almost all lies.