(DAILYMAIL) — Facebook has unveiled a new tool which lets you demote ‘friends’ to just being ‘acquaintances’.

The tool actually suggests friends who might be ripe for the chop – based on people who you haven’t messaged or interacted with for a while.

Once a friend has been ‘demoted’, you see fewer of their posts in your news feed – but they’ll never know of their new, lower status.

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