If you are being harassed, stalked, bullied, or simply want to prevent people from following your Twitter
activities, the Block
feature provides a quick solution to cut ties with undesired users on microblogging platform. This guide explains how to block Twitter accounts in a couple of easy steps.
How To Block a Twitter Account
Block a User by Visiting His Profile Page
Sign in to Twitter
and then navigate to the profile page of the account you want to block. Tap on the Cog
(More user actions) menu > Block
Click on Block
to add the account to your block list.
Block a User from a Tweet Published on Your Timeline
Browse your timeline for a tweet or message published by the user you want to block. Click on the Ellipsis
(…) button displayed below the selected tweet and select Block
Block a User on the Twitter Mobile App
Open the Twitter app and browse for a tweet published by the user you want to block. Hold your finger down for a couple of seconds on the username displayed at the top of the tweet and then tap on Block
What Happens When You Block Someone on Twitter?
By blocking a user on Twitter, you are taking away the user's ability to contact you via Direct Messages
, view your Twitter activity (Tweets, following, followers, photos & videos, online status...), add your Twitter account to a list, or tag you in photos.
How To Unblock a User on Twitter
If you would like to restore a user account you've previously blocked on Twitter
, go to Profile & Settings
> Blocked Accounts
Click on the cog
menu displayed next to the desired account > Unblock
How To Import/Export a Twitter Block list
Twitter also gives you the ability to save your block list to a file and share it with other users. You can, for example, create a block list out of the spam accounts you’ve encountered so far, export it to a file, and share it with your friends. Head back to Profile & Settings
> Blocked Accounts
, click on Advanced options
to import/export a block list:
Published by jak58
Latest update on January 4, 2016 at 09:31 AM by ChristinaCCM.