Cut through the Twitter noise


Get in the Twitter driver’s seat using Proxlet

These days, Twitter delivers lots of useful information – and quite a bit of useless static as well. I had not managed to find a really efficient way of filtering Twitter traffic until I checked out the Proxlet Chrome extension @scobleizer tweeted about and hey, it sure looks very, very interesting indeed. As it turns out, Proxlet also seems to work with quite a few Twitter clients so I will definitely try it out on my phone.

Using Twitter through the web interface, the Chrome extension gives an additional option next to the ‘Reply’ link, aptly called ‘Proxlet’. The pop-up (see screenshot) shows the commands applicable to that Tweet; something like ‘mute user/hashtag’ or even ‘block app’! And yes, using Proxlet it is also possible to show only Tweets with links in them – take a look at for the configuration options (after installing the extension).

About niiloa

Language teacher, EdTech coach, GSuite superadmin, YouTuber, podcaster, advocate for international school collaboration
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One Response to Cut through the Twitter noise

  1. Anonymous says:

    Thanks for the article, niilo! Now that you’ve had a chance to play with it for a while, would love to hear your thoughts

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