How to block someone on Twitter without them knowing?

tganley

How can I block a friend that constantly Tweets and re-Tweets things in which I have no interest? I don’t want to hurt her feelings, so I don’t want to her to know that I’m blocking her. Is this even possible?

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ernard
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If you use a mobile app like Tweetdeck or HootSweet, you can mute individuals without it being obvious. They both have a mute feature that basically makes tweets invisible from people that you don’t want to hear from.

jimlynch
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Blocking users on Twitter
http://support.twitter.com/articles/117063-blocking-users-on-twitter

"To block a Twitter user:
Log in to your Twitter account.
Go to the profile page of the person you wish to block.
Click the gear icon on their profile page. This brings up a drop-down actions menu.
Select Block from the options listed.

Blocked users cannot:
Add your Twitter account to their lists.
Have their @replies or mentions show in your mentions tab (although these Tweets may still appear in search).
Follow you.
See your profile picture on their profile page or in their timeline."

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