SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook-owned social media company Instagram has increased the minimum usage time for users from 15 minutes to 30 minutes.
Instagram has recently introduced a ‘take a break’ feature to its users by informing them of the time through a message that they can take a break to keep their mind calm and value time. is going.
The purpose of this Instagram feature is to prevent users from wasting time and getting rid of mental confusion so that the user realizes every moment and calms his mind by moving away from the app.
According to a report by TechCrunch, Instagram had earlier offered the message to be displayed in at least 15 minutes, which has now been increased to at least 30 minutes.
The user is given four options in the daily time limit, with a minimum of 30 minutes and a maximum of three hours.
Instagram believes that after this feature, the user is mentally calm while using the app and he is not limited to the digital world but also enjoys his real life.
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Earlier, the user was given 10 minutes, 20 minutes and 30 minutes usage limit. This option triggers a full-screen alert when asked to close the app, but an Instagram spokesperson said the option was offered to teenage boys and girls, as many such studies have revealed. The rate of wasting time using Instagram was reported to be very high and psychologists also pointed it out to new disorders.