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Facebook, Instagram To Launch New Tools That Let You Control Your Use

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Facebook, Instagram To Launch New Tools That Let You Control Your Use
Facebook and Instagram will launch new features that will let users control the amount of time they spend on the apps.
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Facebook plans to launch some new features that will let people control the amount of time they spend on its platforms. 

The new tools will let users see how much time they've spent on the Facebook and Instagram apps. 

Users will also be able to mute push notifications and set self-determined time limits for browsing the apps. 

The company says it created the new tracking tools in collaboration with mental health experts, academics and others.  

Additional reporting for this story provided by Newsy affiliate CNN.