how into mute spoilers at Twitter & Facebook(NASDAQ: FB) #You_CanFebruary 12, 2019
Twitter first introduced keyword muting in 2016, and it allows you to block everything from words and hashtags to specific users.
On mobile, you’ll find the option “Muted” in the settings.
Muted words is what you’re interested in.
On desktop, the settings show you several options to mute your notifications, and under “Advanced,” you’ll see “Mute specific words from your notifications and timeline.” Clicking this will take you to the same list of muted words (which will be empty if you’ve never used this feature before.
The options to add muted words are largely the same.
Facebook’s a bit more tricky, as it doesn’t yet have a specific option for everyone to mute specific words.
Know any pages in particular that are likely to spoil?
You’ll have the options to snooze that page or that person for 30 days.
This is most easily done on the mobile version, though anything you snooze on mobile will still be snoozed on desktop.
This will let you choose what you’ll see first in your news feed (maybe friends you know don’t share your interests and thus won’t be likely to spoil), as well as see whom you’ve snoozed in the past and if you’d like to unsnooze them (presumably after you’ve seen the spoil-able things).
It’s practically unavoidable and impractical to avoid going online until the movie’s out this Friday, April 27. But we also loathe having to change the way we use our most frequented websites just to guarantee a spoiler-free movie-watching experience. Alas, this is the state of the internet. Here are some helpful tips to try sneaking around the internet without encountering any Avengers spoilers.