Simple Twitter

Custom filters for µBlock/Adblock/Adblock Plus. (! means adblock skips the line, comments, disabled code etc)

! Image and video Previews (including RT cards) .tweet .AdaptiveMediaOuterContainer .tweet .js-media-container

! Sundry ads and crap > .js-dynamic-tooltip.js-tooltip.js-nav

! RTs of people you block w/ ‘Tweet Not Available’ markers

! Other people’s Likes

! ALL RTs and Likes blocked (noted, but I don’t use this)


Install µBlock, Adblock or Adblock Plus Extension:

Add above in custom filters


If you have any difficulties, or need instructions for another browser, please feel free to ask me here or on Twitter. (@patrixmyth)

Have a good day!


18 comments for “Simple Twitter

  1. March 31, 2014 at 4:07 pm

    Bookmarked. Will be doing this tonight. Thank you!

    • patrixmyth
      March 31, 2014 at 4:14 pm

      Happy to help.

  2. Heidi
    August 5, 2014 at 12:47 am

    Hi. Is there a filter(s) to hide photos and vine vids on profile pages themselves? Filters hide newsfeed so far but also looking to hide them on individual Twitter pages/profiles. Thanks for the above filters too BTW! 🙂

    • patrixmyth
      August 11, 2014 at 10:36 am

      If I understand what you’re looking for correctly, then
      adding this->[class=”TwitterPhoto js-media-container”]

      to your custom filters should take care of photos.

      I haven’t found a solution for vines yet, but when I come up with something I’ll update.

  3. Hill
    October 16, 2014 at 3:09 am

    This: .tweet .js-media-container

    Seems to work very well for me. It blocks even photo previews from twitter searches (which the others couldn’t do).

  4. Neonie
    October 28, 2015 at 12:08 am

    As of today my current set of filters have stopped working.

    • Neonie
      October 28, 2015 at 12:27 am

      Edit: Nvm, figured it out with the help of a friend.

      • Rich
        October 28, 2015 at 9:32 am

        What was your solution??

        • Neonie
          October 28, 2015 at 9:35 am

          The previous set of filters were:

          Two new filters are now necessary:


          • Rich
            October 28, 2015 at 9:38 am

            I love the Internet. And now I can use Twitter without having an aneurysm. Thanks!!

        • Neonie
          October 28, 2015 at 9:40 am

          There internet is pretty damn rad.

          And you’re welcome.

  5. Silvia
    October 28, 2015 at 8:15 am

    Good morning! I’m using Win10, Chrome and AdBlock Plus, and unfortunately your filters for ABP do not hide the previews for photos. I don’t know about Vines or multi-pix yet, haven’t come across them since adding filters, but the pix are still there in my TL. Any advice?

    • patrixmyth
      October 31, 2015 at 11:04 pm

      Check out the update that adds old-media div to filters 🙂 Not fully tested, but it’s best I’ve got so far.

      • Silvia
        November 6, 2015 at 6:22 am

        Thank you! The only filter I personally needed to block out image preview was this one: .tweet .js-old-media-container
        It works perfectly! The image is still visible when I click on the tweet but the automatic expansion Twitter enforces is gone.
        Thank you thank you thank you! 😀

  6. Damrak
    October 31, 2015 at 2:10 am

    Since a few days .tweet .media

    doesn’t hide the preview anymore.

    I tried any combination of other filters. They either hide both preview and image in my timeline, or neither one of them. I can’t find a combination of filters that do hide the preview but do not hide the image when you click on the tweet.

    Neonie’s 8 filters don’t show any image anymore in Firefox 41.0.2.

    Any suggestions?

  7. Damrak
    October 31, 2015 at 2:29 am


    Out of those 8, Adblock shows no hits for these 4:

    So they seem useless anyway.

    Both these two:

    hide retweet and favorite score. Which I don’t need to be hidden, so these filters can be removed too.

    That leaves these two:


    Whether I use one of them or both, the result in all cases is that all images are hidden, both the preview and the picture that is shown after clicking the tweet.

    • patrixmyth
      October 31, 2015 at 11:24 pm

      Note the format of the filters I listed… the not(.open) is important to preserve click to see images/media…

  8. December 7, 2015 at 11:27 pm

    Looks like Twitter changed their containers again today. This is what worked for me: .tweet .js-adaptive-media-container

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