Twitter, like InstaGram, appears determined to escalate user irritations at every turn. Excessive ads grow, complete with near seizure-inducing videos. And now, we have likes —by others— polluting our timelines. I resolved: figure out how to banish the crap with third-party tools, or pull the plug on Twitter.
Desktop access includes multiple remedies, via magical Chrome extensions. But iOS remedial options flirt with nonexistence. The work-around, for iPad purposes? Freebie TweetDeck, a web-based gem. There, you’ll find filters killing retweets, likes, and ads, joined by word and phrase targeting filtering. In short, Twitter —as it should be.
Want additional escape-the-madness cures? Check out the linked fab article.
— How to Block Other People’s Likes on Twitter