Tweaks for Twitter
Better Twitter in your browser
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iOS 15 and iPadOS 15

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macOS 12 Monterey, 11 Big Sur,
10.15 Catalina, 10.14 Mojave
Intel and Apple Silicon
Safari 14 and 15

Support: Get help with Tweaks for Twitter

Tweaks for Twitter is a web browser extension that improves the user interface of in many ways. Tweaks works in Safari on iOS and iPadOS, and on macOS in Safari, Google Chrome, and any other Chromium-based web browser, such as Microsoft Edge, Brave, and Vivaldi. Tweaks is sold separately on the iOS App Store and Mac App Store.

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The developer of Tweaks for Twitter is Jeff Johnson AKA @lapcatsoftware, famous for solving the Mac OCSP appocalypse. Jeff's other software includes StopTheMadness, the beloved web browser extension that stops web sites from making your browser harder to use, and Link Unshortener, a Mac app that expands shortened web links. Jeff was a longtime engineer at Rogue Amoeba Software and also worked on the open source RSS reader Vienna.

Why Tweaks for Twitter?

Before and after enabling Tweaks:

Twitter sidebar beforeTwitter sidebar after

Tweaks makes Twitter better in your web browser by removing these annoying elements:

Home, Explore, NotificationsHome, Notifications, Messages
Hover cardNo hover card
Log in bottom barNo Log in bottom bar

If your Twitter account has no switch to select "Latest Tweets" at the top of your timeline, Tweaks forces the missing switch to appear!

Latest Tweets

Tweaks also unsticks the title at the top of the Twitter window, making it scrollable.

Sticky header
Scrollable header

Tweaks replaces shortened URLs in tweet links with the real unshortened URLs, allowing you to bypass Twitter's click tracker. (This feature does not work for Twitter cards or user profiles.) link URL
Direct link URL

Tweaks has an option to swap the Follow and Following button colors.

White Following buttonBlack Following button
Black Follow buttonWhite Follow button

Tweaks has an option to disable the new Twitter "Chirp" font.

Twitter Chirp font
Old Twitter font

Tweaks also has an option to automatically expand "Show replies"!

(This feature currently works only with English, German, and Spanish display languages in Twitter.)

Show replies
Expanded replies

Support: Get help with Tweaks for Twitter