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Too many people are retweeting to the point that I get sick of reading the same stuff again and again.

How can I filter out retweets?

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What app/interface are you using? Tweetdeck supports this, but AFAIK, the standard Twitter site does not. –  phantom42 Jan 24 at 14:13
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There is no way to filter from the web UI all retweets.

What you will need to do is go to each profile you follow, then:

  1. Click the gear icon
  2. Select Turn off Retweets

Do this for every user you follow that you do not want to see what they retweet.

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