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How to block someone on Twitter

Everyone needs to know how to block someone.

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Nowadays there are right around 347 different social media platforms out there. One of the biggest of those platforms is Twitter, with around 185 million active users. With all of the different platforms out there, it can be difficult to learn all of the functionalities of any particular platform.

One of the most important things that anyone is capable of doing on most platforms is blocking people, and Twitter is no different. Blocking people can make your experience on social media so much better, and it is a tool that everyone should be comfortable with.

Twitter makes it relatively easy to block people, but sometimes these options can be hard to find. Luckily, we’ve got you covered.

How to block someone on Twitter

There are a couple of different ways you can go about blocking particular users on Twitter. First, you can block someone directly from their tweets:

1. Select the three dots menu at the top right of the tweet

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2. Select the block option

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3. Confirm

The second way to block a user is from their profile:

1. Navigate to the profile you wish to block

2. Select the three dot menu near the profile picture

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3. Select the block option

4. Confirm

So there you go. That’s everything you need to know about blocking people on Twitter. Now you can go ahead and get all of those negative influences out of your life.

Do be aware, however, that blocking a user only blocks a specific account. If someone is creating new accounts to harass you, do not hesitate to contact Twitter or law enforcement.

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Staff writer at KnowTechie. Alex has two years of experience covering all things technology, from video games to electric cars. He's a gamer at heart, with a passion for first-person shooters and expansive RPGs. Shoot him an email at

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