Hide Promoted Tweets, Trends And Accounts With These Extensions

Chrome/Firefox: Twitter’s promoted tweets, trends and accounts are rather annoying and can be confusing when you see them in your timeline. If you’re not a fan, Ghacks points to a couple extensions that hide that promoted content.


Don't Quit The Social Networks You Hate -- Bend Them To Your Will

We get it: No one likes Facebook. Twitter is full of trolls. Social networks can be a pain, but they’re also great ways to stay in touch with friends and talk to new people. Even so, every few weeks we hear from someone who wants to just “quit” Facebook altogether. Here’s why that’s a silly idea, and what you can do instead that will make you just as happy.


Poetweet Turns Your Tweets Into Chin-Stroking Sonnets

Have you ever wished that your tweets were a bit deeper, a bit more lyrical, a bit artsy-fartsy? Poetweet is the beret-friendly solution you’re looking for. With a single mouse click, this online filter will transform your 140-character missives into rhyming poetry — complete with a pretentious title. It’s a lot more fun than it sounds!


Twitter Now Has A Built-In Video Editor

iOS/Android: Twitter users can now shoot, edit and upload videos natively within the mobile apps for iOS and Android.


Find And Remove Twitter 'Egg' Followers With This Google Script

Twitter is a great way to reach out to others, but there are an insane number of bots and fake accounts out there. If you want to remove all of your “egg” followers, this simple Google Script helps you weed them out.


Twitter Starts Showing Tweets You Might Have Missed

Twitter is making yet another tweak to what shows up in your timeline. Starting from today, it will show tweets from earlier in the day under a “While You Were Away” heading.


Electoral Quickly Builds And Finds Popular Twitter Lists

We’ve talked before about how lists can really help you clean up your Twitter account, but they take a lot of work to make yourself. Electoral is a simple web app that makes creating and following lists a little easier.


Just How Secure Is Your Twitter Account?

The Twittersphere is abuzz about the news on Monday that ISIS or their affiliates are suspected of hacking and compromising the US Central Command’s official Twitter account. As of Monday afternoon in the US, the US Centcom’s Twitter and YouTube accounts were shut down.


Falcon Pro Returns To The Play Store With Columns, Multi-Account

Android: Falcon Pro has been our choice as the best Twitter client for a while, but Twitter hasn’t made it easy. After some trouble with authentication tokens, Falcon Pro was removed from the Play Store. It’s back now, with a vengeance — or at least in-app purchases.


Pullquote Makes Sharing Quotes And Images On Twitter Quick And Easy

Chrome: We love a good quote here at Lifehacker. Using the Pullquote app for Chrome, sharing quotes on Twitter is easier — and prettier — than ever. It makes the quote a nice, retweet-friendly image.