Bookmarked Nitter is shutting down (by Alternative.to)

Nitter is a useful service to take a look at some content on Twitter without having to touch Twitter yourself. Sanitary gloves as it were, to access public Twitter content. It was also useful for sites to avoid embedding Twitter content directly and thus participating in their adtech tracking. It is now mostly impossible to look at Twitter content without being logged in, and Nitter helped solve that by providing an alternative front for it. I still have a Twitter account, but am never logged in, and I don’t intend to restart logging in regularly either. Nitter worked by using guest accounts on Twitter, a possibility that has since been discontinued by Twitter. Twitter is blocking calls from guest accounts to their APIs, and blocking the accounts when spotted it seems.

Zed, the developer behind the free and open-source Nitter project, has announced that the project is discontinued and not working anymore.

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