How to Fix Twitter by Muting Specific Text Strings

There’s a popular tweet that I stumbled upon this morning. Twitter user Emma found that by muting specific text strings she could fix Twitter and block suggested features.

[How to Deauthorize Twitter Apps From Your Account]

Fix Twitter

In the official Twitter, app, you can go into Settings & Privacy > Content Preferences > Muted > Muted words. Next, add the following text strings:

  • suggest_activity_tweet
  • suggest_recycled_tweet_inline
  • suggest_pyle_tweet (per user @TerrorIgognita’s suggestion)

This will block Twitter features like “so-and-so liked this tweet” and  “others follow so-and-so.” I personally find these annoying, as I couldn’t care less about who and what Twitter thinks I should like and follow.

[How to Stop Twitter from Collecting and Sharing Personal Data for Advertisers]

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.