Facebook testing new ‘suggested’ notifications on mobile app

The past weeks have seen Facebook trying to make its notifications more than a distraction. It’s admitted that it’s working on a fix for endless Candy Crush invites, transformed its notifications tab into Google Now-style “cards,” and released an entire app that does nothing more than push messages from from various publishers. So it’s not a huge surprise to learn that the company is also developing a way to sort through people’s notifications for them. The Next Web writer Napier Lopez writes that Facebook is testing out just such a system on its Android app, marking certain high-value interactions with a star and replacing the post time with the label “suggested.”

Facebook told The Next Web that it was “piloting a way to highlight…

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