The unfiltered feed problem happens when people follow too many oversharers that drown out their real friends who do not post as often.

The new email digests, called 'Highlights', are similar to those sent out by Twitter, and is designed to solve the same problem in both cases: keeping users engaged with a network that presents updates in reverse-chronological order.

The new layout is now available on Google Play Store and the company says, “It is a creative tool that brings out details and textures.” The update for iOS will be available soon.