Instagram launches in Spain its new function Take a breather: how it works

A pioneer in this, in 2018 Apple took note of the groups that complained about their devices creating addiction by introducing tools to prevent these cases and starting in iOS 12, which implemented the Screen Time function, offers users detailed information and tools so that they understand and better control the time they spend using apps and websites.

Daily and weekly activity reports show total time spent on individual apps, usage by app category, how many notifications have been received, and how many times iPhone or iPad has been picked up.

Instagram Take a Break

Meta is also serious about the health of users in one of its networks – star, which is why in November 2021 it announced ‘Take a Break’, a function whose main purpose is to suggest the user to do the same: take a break. Now when a user has been scrolling through Instagram for quite some time, the app will prompt you to take a break and set reminders for the future.

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And it is that this function, launched last December in several countries, is now also available on Instagram Spain from this Wednesday. This service is based on Instagram time management tools, such as Daily Limit, which allows you to set the total amount of time the user wants to spend using the platform and that to know the minutes or the hours used in it.

For this reason, in addition to making account administrators aware, with this solution the company suggests activating rest reminders from time to time, which appear automatically in the application.

Daily Limit

“We remind you to take a break when you spend this period of time in a day on Instagram“, indicates the notification, which houses four available options:

  • 30 minutes
  • 20 minutes
  • 10 minutes
  • Keep it disabled, so you don’t receive these reminders at any time.

Teens, in particular, will get notifications to set those reminders to make sure they stay on top of the feature. They’ll also see expert-backed tips to help them “reflect and reset. Simply update the Instagram app if it hasn’t done so automatically these days.

A pioneer in this, in 2018 Apple took note of the groups that complained about their devices creating addiction by introducing tools to prevent these cases and starting in iOS 12, which implemented the Screen Time function, offers users detailed information and tools so that they understand and better control the time they spend using apps and websites.

Daily and weekly activity reports show total time spent on individual apps, usage by app category, how many notifications have been received, and how many times iPhone or iPad has been picked up.

Instagram Take a Break

Meta is also serious about the health of users in one of its networks – star, which is why in November 2021 it announced ‘Take a Break’, a function whose main purpose is to suggest the user to do the same: take a break. Now when a user has been scrolling through Instagram for quite some time, the app will prompt you to take a break and set reminders for the future.

And it is that this function, launched last December in several countries, is now also available on Instagram Spain from this Wednesday. This service is based on Instagram time management tools, such as Daily Limit, which allows you to set the total amount of time the user wants to spend using the platform and that to know the minutes or the hours used in it.

For this reason, in addition to making account administrators aware, with this solution the company suggests activating rest reminders from time to time, which appear automatically in the application.

Daily Limit

“We remind you to take a break when you spend this period of time in a day on Instagram“, indicates the notification, which houses four available options:

  • 30 minutes
  • 20 minutes
  • 10 minutes
  • Keep it disabled, so you don’t receive these reminders at any time.

Teens, in particular, will get notifications to set those reminders to make sure they stay on top of the feature. They’ll also see expert-backed tips to help them “reflect and reset. Simply update the Instagram app if it hasn’t done so automatically these days.