Facebook has left its users baffled after apparently removing a popular feature over the weekend.
The dark mode of Facebook for iOS – an eye-protective display setting – has been off since at least Saturday.
The problem is probably a bug. The parent company of Facebook, Targethas not given any explanation about the problem.
The dark mode of other apps GoalWhat Messenger, Instagram Y WhatsAppThey work normally.
Dark mode is a display setting for user interfaces that, when enabled, displays white text on a dark background.
Thousands of apps have introduced this feature in recent years in an effort to make their interfaces less harsh on users’ eyes.
Facebook was launched in 2020
the of Facebook was launched in 2020 and users can activate it in the application settings or through the «dark mode for the whole system” in iOS.
To do this, you have to look in the settings of the iPhone to turn on dark mode in all apps where it is available.
Currently, users cannot activate dark mode in Facebook to IYOU neither through the Facebook application nor through the settings of iOS.
confirm that uninstalling and installing the app again doesn’t seem to resolve the issue.
The Sun has contacted Meta for comment.
Users turned to other social networks, such as Twitterto respond to the sudden absence of dark mode.
one person wrote: «I realize this is a big first world issue, but not having dark mode in the version of iOS of Facebook it really sucks when your whole phone is dark mode.«
Another tweeted: «The audacity of Facebook to turn off my dark mode when I opened my phone this morning«, while another said: «To the people who use dark mode,are they even ok?«.
Switching to dark mode is said to benefit your eyes when looking at your phone screen in a dark room.
Switching to dark mode makes text easier to read and protects your vision by reducing the amount of strain on your eyes.
Studies have suggested that reducing the amount of blue light that hits your eyes at night can improve sleep.
According to the Sleep Foundation, blue light affects the amount of melatonin released in a person’s body, hindering their ability to sleep.
This occurs after Facebook will start alerting users that it is removing some features that collect data about users’ location.
The American social media giant said that alerts from Close friends and Time will close in June.