Block Party is out of beta and ready to block anyone who likes bad tweets

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block party, anti-harassment service who specializes in making Twitter more tolerable to use, out of beta and available now. Block Party automates the time-consuming process of moderating your Twitter feed, filtering out content from people you don’t want to see for later review and, starting today, blocking accounts that aren’t your choice. Retweet or like a bad tweet with Blocklist.


Block Party services are available in three different tiers. Free Basic accounts can use Block Party’s Moderate filter to capture @mentions and keep them in a “lockout folder” for later review. Premium accounts, which start at $12 per month, have tighter filters, block lists, a helpful view to allow you to review tweets that are annoying to friends or family, block multiple accounts at once in your Lockout folder, or Includes bulk actions for muting, and watchlists for tracking accounts. After you mute them. The $13 per month supporter tier includes all those features plus the opportunity to try out new features before they’re released.

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Block Party offers a lot, but two main ideas — filters and block lists — can make a big difference for anyone who needs to use Twitter for their job or has a high-profile account that already It is the target of persecution. company tried to brainstorm About how it implements both features. Block lists are capped at 100 accounts per list (you can have unlimited lists) in the hope that this is a small enough amount that you can review the list for anyone you know still on your timeline. want to see. In the meantime, filters can be set to remove spam accounts (for example, new accounts without a profile photo) or to only show @mentions from people you follow or who you recently replied to , are even more tightly tuned. Twitter offers both features in some capacity, but it lacks the flexibility to focus on blocking and muting specific words or accounts without all the automation or customization.

Twitter took steps to offer more restraint and privacy tools, such as the built-in soft block tool it released this week, or concepts for ways to hide old tweets or limit what you like. So far, though, Block Party has made a major head start and it should make it very easy to differentiate the quality of its timeline with just a few steps.

You can sign up and read more examples of uses of Block Party on company website.

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