FreeToBe.Social puts you in control of your network stream.
There are no algorithms that hack your brain and try to get you to stay on the platform more. We simply want to be a tool to help you interact and make real connections with real people in the way you desire.
We don't censor what appears on your feed. We don't pre-select the items you should see or manipulate when you will see them. Those are choices you should make.
We are proud to announce our new SNOOZE and HIDE features to give you MORE control!
Our engineers grew frustrated with needing to constantly scroll to find the next item of interest. Scrolling, Scrolling, Scrolling past item after item that they either weren't interested in at all -- or, that wasn't relevant now, but may become relevant later. So they set to work doing what they do - making our platform better!
Beginning October 1 (or maybe sooner!), users of our FreeBasic account (You did get your FREE UPGRADE!
Right?!) will be able to SNOOZE items for 1 hour that they don't want to interact with right now.
Snoozed items will still be visible if you view the recent activities of the person you are connected to. They will also show up if you use SEARCH. Snoozed items are only hidden from your regular network stream so that you don't need to constantly scroll past them when if they are not relevant.
When we launch our paid services, other SNOOZE options will be available (snooze until the next comment arrives, snooze 4 hours, 8 hours, or 1 day!). Users will even be able to HIDE individual items permanently from their main network stream.
Hide and Snooze are in addition to the "Friend Zoom" feature that allows you to see items from all your connections, or only items from those connections that are "close" to you (configurable on a PER CONNECTION basis).
Now our users have even MORE control over what appears on their network stream and when it appears!
We are also putting the finishing touches on our RSS feature that will allow users to subscribe to their favorite news outlets, podcasts, vlogs, youtube channels, etc. by using FreeToBe.Social as their RSS feed aggregator.
RSS Feeds also will have a "closeness" setting just like every other connection does so that it integrates with the Friend Zoom feature so many of our users already love. Items that are imported using RSS also can be SNOOZED and HIDDEN!