You can mute specific hashtags and terms on Twitter to avoid program spoilers or content you don’t want to see.
Twitter may be an information overload at times, from negative news to spamming trends to stuff you don’t want to engage with.
Fortunately, you can customize your timeline and notifications to filter out undesirable content or topics you don’t want to see on your timeline. Continue reading to find out how to mute tweets that contain specific words, phrases, usernames, emojis, or hashtags.
It’s a quick and easy cycle if you’re using the Twitter app on an iPhone.
- Long-press the word you want to mute.
- Choose “Mute” from the pop-up menu; if you don’t see the “mute” option, swipe.
- You’ll be taken to a screen where you can select where you want to mute the word (your timeline or notifications), from whom (anyone or people you don’t follow), and for how long (forever, 24 hours, seven days, or 30 days).