Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday September 15, 2015

Facebook's New Read Receipts Promise To Ruin Your Friendships

Dear Facebook, since you think this is a good idea, can you at least give us the option of opting out of event invites altogether?

Ever had a Facebook friend send an event invitation that you ignored, whether it was because you couldn't attend or (let's be honest) had no interest in going? Unfortunately, you may have to explain yourself in the near future. Facebook has confirmed to The Daily Dot that it's testing event read receipts which tell organizers when you've seen an invitation, making it clear when you're avoiding things.