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Facebook debuts its solution to Facebook and Instagram addiction

Facebook debuts its solution to Facebook and Instagram addiction

Brace yourself: Facebook is about to tell you exactly how much time you spend - or is that waste? - on Facebook and Instagram.

New settings called Your Time and Your Activity began rolling out Wednesday in updates to the Facebook and Instagram apps, respectively. Tap into them, and you'll see a dashboard with how much time you spent using each app over the last week and also get the chance to set up self-imposed daily time limits. A "daily reminder" pop-up with a pause icon will let you know you when you've gone over.

It's like the calorie counts on the Cheesecake Factory menu, if they also came with a wag of the finger when you top 3,000 calories.

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