The Internet has armed the spoiler culture. When a movie like Avengers: Endgame or events like the last season of Game of Thrones progresses, the internet and social media are equally lit while at the same time the hottest accents are rising in real time.
For those who could not find a midnight show, follow the episode live, or spend another three hours in the theater, the Internet can be a minefield. In particular, reviewing social media is like trying to close your eyes and cover your ears as it runs through a storm of spoilers.
Of course, the most effective strategy is simply to stay offline. But for many of us, a total blackout on the Internet in 201
For Avengers: Endgame fans, leaked material has been floating on the Internet for weeks. The directors Joe and Anthony Russo have even launched the # DontSpoilTheEndgame campaign on social media to ask Marvel fans not to reveal key details and ruin the experience for others 100 percent should not), you can avoid Take spoilers into your own hands. Here are some simple tricks, tools and enhancements to block spoilers online.
Muting These Keywords
If you spend a lot of time on Twitter, keyword muting is an absolute must. Make a list of any words or phrases that might spoil the movie or the show. This does not just mean the movie or show title, but also the names of all your favorite characters – and then go into your Twitter settings.
Go On the Notifications tab, tap the gear icon and select muted words. You can then add mute words, phrases, usernames, emojis, and hashtags up to the maximum number of characters. Muted words are case-sensitive. A more detailed guide can be found here .
Another trick is to mute keywords for a limited time only. The default is always, but you can set a muted word to unmute within a few days or weeks. You can let your mute time go when you leave the theater and be ready to enter the spilled world.
You may not think of every conceivable keyword. If an account you follow can not shake it off with the spoilers, you can mute or block it.
Unfortunately, Facebook is not quite so advanced on this front. The social network started testing a keyword snooze feature last year but has not yet made it available to users. Instead, you can tap the option icon next to any entry in your feed to turn off a friend, group, or page for 30 days.
You can also mute posts, stories, and accounts on Instagram. The social app includes instructions for muting accounts and filtering out comments in your posts that contain specific keywords. Like on Facebook, keyword silencing is not available for the entire feed.
Extensions and Apps
If you're using a browser like Google Chrome or Firefox, some browser extensions block the spoiler on the desktop and on the phone. We also found some mobile apps and even a Slack extension for those annoying work chats.
- Spoiler Protection 2.0: A popular option is Spoiler Protection 2.0, a free extension available for both Chrome and Firefox Firefox app for Android and iOS. Spoiler Protection follows a scorched earth approach that blocks everything you associate with a keyword. You can also customize actions such as blocking pictures and video previews, which works very well. So good that some other elements on the web pages you visit may be damaged. But it can be worth it for the complete spoiler protection on every website you visit.
- Unspoiler: This free extension for Chrome and Firefox is more interesting, but not as effective as Spoiler Protection 2.0. The Unspoiler blocks the keywords you specify by covering up the keywords in the headings and feeds. However, you can click to display the keyword and display spoilers if necessary. There is also an interesting feature that allows you to bookmark a potential spoiler and save it for later so that, after seeing Endgame you can check out the Unspoiler queue and start all Read reviews, reactions and reactions.
- Video Blocker: This Chrome extension blocks all YouTube videos, channels, and comments that apply to the keywords you specify. YouTube is one of the worst places to try if you're trying to stay free of spoilers to protect yourself.
- Shut Up: Comments (and commentators) may be the worst source of spoilers. With every article you read, great care must be taken to avoid spoilers, but not commentators. Download Shut Up for iOS, or download the extension for Chrome, Firefox, or Safari to completely close the comments.
- Spoiler Blocker: There are no major options for locking mobile spoilers, but one option for Android is Spoiler Blocker. It hides all the keywords you specify by overlaying fixed blocks of color across mobile web pages and apps and specifying which keyword spoiler it hides.
- Social Fixer: Facebook's built-in Keyword Blocker features are not that easy to say, but Social Fixer can fill some gaps. Social Fixer is available in the Chrome, Firefox, Opera and Safari browsers and lets you block and hide all types of posts. It also has a foolproof filtering system that eliminates all the annoying keywords you've deleted from your timelines and social feeds. 19659023] Spoiler: This simple Slack extension creates a bot that allows each slack channel to set a specific spoiler. Subsequently, new users are warned with a message when the spoiler is called. Click to display it. Another simple trick for Slack: Simply create a new channel dedicated exclusively to spoiler entertainment, so that the people who saw Endow can talk freely without having to fear another's experience ruin] The last tip is common sense.
Stay away from subreddits discussing . Avengers: Endgame, Game of Thrones or whatever you're trying to avoid movies or shows. News articles and blog comment areas are another no-no, even if the review or article you are reading is "spoiler-free." Be careful on YouTube as well, not just in video comments, but in the recommended video section, which may display thumbnails for a variety of analysis and response videos that break down the craziest scenes and plot twists.
With Google, you do not live dangerously searches or Wikipedia pages. If you want to be pampered and want to go to the theater completely in the dark, do not play with fate. In the end, spoilers will come for all of us, but there is no reason to look for them.