Return X/Twitter Link Previews

Return X/Twitter Link Previews

Bring back X/Twitter link previews with headlines and descriptions

What is Return X/Twitter Link Previews?

Return X/Twitter Link Previews is a Firefox add-on by stevenlafl. This add-on has 52 daily active users and a good user rating of 4.33. The latest version, 0.0.3, was updated 2 months ago.

Stats date:
Users: 52 ▲ 2
Rating: 4.33 (3)
Version: 0.0.3 (Last updated: 2023-10-06)
Creation date: 2023-10-05
Weekly download count: 4
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • https://*/*
  • http://*/*
Size: 186.61K
URLs: Website
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: High risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

Adds the link previews with headline and description back to X posts. All requests are done with the Fetch API (to that twitter provides and follows the redirect to the final destination, scraping the opengraph data) and cached in local browser store.

Source code, including a Chrome version is here:

User reviews
Seems to work well, thanks - those idiotic image-only previews were driving me nuts!
by Erick, 2023-11-21
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Risk impact

Return X/Twitter Link Previews 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 Return X/Twitter Link Previews if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Return X/Twitter Link Previews may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

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