“Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called ‘tweets’”. – Source
Ethical design violations
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Decentralised, free and open alternatives that adhere better to the Ethical Design Manifesto:
Although the content itself is allowed to load, we block cookies to make sure that it does not track people.
- trigger: - url-filter: twitter.com - unless-domain: *twitter.com - action: - type: block-cookies
- trigger: - url-filter: twitter.com - load-type: first-party - action: - selector: .promoted-tweet, .pixel-promoted-tweet - type: css-display-none
Remove link to advertise on Twitter and thus contribute to their tracking.
- trigger: - url-filter: twitter.com - load-type: first-party - action: - selector: .Footer-adsModule - type: css-display-none
Pandemic: found on 12.9% of surveyed sites (942 instances observed).
- “Tweets can be embedded on other sites as content” Source
Better is a Safari content blocker for iPhone, iPad, and Mac. It protects you from trackers and malvertising by enforcing the principles of Ethical Design.
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