Nitter is a free and open source alternative Twitter front-end focused on
privacy and performance. The source is available on GitHub at
Nitter's GitHub wiki contains
maintained by the community.
apart from using a VPN and uBlock/uMatrix, it's impossible. Despite being behind
a VPN and using heavy-duty adblockers, you can get accurately tracked with your
particularly important after Twitter removed the
for users to control whether their data gets sent to advertisers.
Using an instance of Nitter (hosted on a VPS for example), you can browse
respecting your privacy, Nitter is on average around 15 times lighter than
Twitter, and in most cases serves pages faster (eg. timelines load 2-4x faster).
In the future a simple account system will be added that lets you follow Twitter
users, allowing you to have a clean chronological timeline without needing a
Feel free to join our Matrix channel.
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