Bumble now lets you hit snooze to take a break from your phone

Bumble is introducing a “Snooze” feature that lets you pause your activity on the app and essentially let your matches know that you’re on a “digital detox.” The goal is to help users take a step back from the distracting noise of social media and instead focus on their own mental well-being. It’s a much-needed addition, especially to a dating app in which silence from a match could mean rejection. The Snooze feature politely lets your matches know that it’s not them, it’s you.

The settings allow you to take a break for 24 hours, 72 hours, a week, or indefinitely. You can set statuses like “traveling,” “focusing on work,” “on a digital detox,” or “prioritizing myself,” but you don’t need to provide a reason if you don’t want to. Going…

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