/// Netflix Doesn’t Want Twitter to Spoil "Breaking Bad" for You

September 23, 2013  |  All Things Digital


For the past summers, I have had a Sunday evening ritual. At 5:50 pm PT, I turn off TweetDeck and refuse to check my Twitter app until 10 that evening. Why? Because someone on the East Coast will invariably spoil the evening’s episode of “Breaking Bad” before it airs on the West Coast, where I live. Netflix knows people like me exist, and it wants to help. The company launched a cutesy one-off site on Monday, Spoilerfoiler.com, which seems to take care of the problem at a high level. Pretty straightforward: Hook your Twitter account up with the app, and it’ll redact any tweets in your feed that contain “Breaking Bad” references, like this: It works by searching out certain keywords, as GigaOm noted earlier, and was made for those in the U.K.

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Netflix Doesn’t Want Twitter to Spoil "Breaking Bad" for You


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