Nitter (Farside)

Nitter (Farside)

Use Nitter instead of Twitter.

What is Nitter (Farside)?
Nitter is a Firefox Add-on that redirects all Twitter links to nitter.net, a free and open source alternative Twitter front-end. It focuses on privacy and performance. This Add-on was created for personal use, but published to comply with Mozilla’s guidelines.
Stats
By: gxvwb
Users: 283 ▲ 12
Rating: 5.00 (2)
Version: 3.7 (Last updated: 2024-01-20)
Creation date: 2020-04-05
Weekly download count: 10
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • *://*.twitter.com/*
  • *://*.x.com/*
Size: 52.06K
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Summary

Nitter is a Firefox Add-on to redirect all Twitter/X links to use the redirecting service Farside, which in turn redirects to a Nitter instance - a free and open source alternative Twitter front-end focused on privacy and performance.

This Add-on was created for personal use, but published to comply with Mozilla’s guidelines. Original code was written by Austin Moore. This Add-on has no affiliation with Nitter, any Nitter Instance, nor Farside.

User reviews
Out of all of the Twitter to Nitter redirects that exist, this one is guaranteed to actually as it does not redirect you to one Nitter instance but plethora. Just know that you are not in control on choosing which instance btw, it is all automatic.
by RodericusIV, 2024-02-15
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Safety
Risk impact

Nitter (Farside) is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Nitter (Farside) if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Nitter (Farside) is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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