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How to mute a Twitter account

Sometime you or your brand will want to follow a Twitter account but not actually read it. Here's how to mute accounts on Twitter.

One of the best features Twitter has ever introduced is the ability to mute people. This is helpful if your brand, or even you, professionally, wants to follow a specific account, but maybe doesn't actually want to read its tweets. Here's how to mute Twitter accounts.

First, go to the profile of the account you want to mute. Tap settings, and then tap mute.

And that's it! So, get out there and reclaim your Twitter feed.

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Erin Carson is a Staff Reporter for CNET and a former Multimedia Editor for TechRepublic.

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