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Offer the option to hide retweets in a stream

One of my columns is a twitter list. It's a very focused list, but lately it's getting crowded by retweets. I would like to keep this stream focused to just the people in the list. I do not want to see the retweets in this stream.

Please offer an option where we can hide retweets in a stream.

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    Matt MaldreMatt Maldre shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    grizeldagloopgrizeldagloop shared a merged idea: Add a 'no retweet from this user' function  ·   · 
    under review  ·  SarahSarah responded  · 

    This is an interesting idea! We’ll look at how we can add this feature to streams in the future. Thanks for your feedback!

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      • Toby ButlerToby Butler commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I know you can remove retweets from a #keyword based stream. But my streams based on lists are still way too full of retweets - I can't figure out a way to remove them.

      • AndyAndy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        It has been almost a year since this request has been made. Has anyone found a way to achieve this yet?

      • Djool D.Djool D. commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please do something to hide retweets. Furthermore, people I follow tend to show tweets from people I cannot bear.

      • grizeldagloopgrizeldagloop commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I am all for this. I think I requested it yesterday but hadn't seen this. It's probably been deleed being a duplicate. I DID do a search, honest!. :D

      • Matt MaldreMatt Maldre commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I'm getting way too many retweets in my streams. I may move off hootsuite if this doesn't get resolved.

      • Justin OwenJustin Owen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        +1 - I voted for this idea but I would have requested it if it hadn't been suggested already.

      • Sharon StilesSharon Stiles commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This would be so helpful. When you're following a hashtag people often retweet so you get multiple copies of the same message and it's just too noisy.

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