How to mute a word or phrase on Twitter
In February 2020, I found that that it was possible not only to mute conversations or other accounts on Twitter, but (courtesy of a tweet by @nonprofWHIT ) that you could also mute a specific word. And you could do it straight from a tweet.
Now, Twitter has announced it is expanding this feature so that when you mute a word or phrase, it will not appear in your Explore tab or Event-based notifications.
Here’s how you go about it.
Mute words or phrases on an iPhone
If you’re using the Twitter app on an iPhone, it’s a quick and easy process:
- Long-press on the word you want to mute.
- Choose “Mute” from the pop-up menu.
- You’ll be sent to a page where you can choose from where you want to mute the word (your timeline or notifications), from…