Frequently Asked Questions

What is this thing for?
It's an app that helps you clean your feed a bit, get rid of spammers and marketers, work out who is actually retweeting you and who is being followed b...
Sun, 1 May, 2016 at 4:22 PM
Isn't pruning people by their ratio a bit brutal?
 Is the whole "Golden Ratio" thing a bit brutal, measuring whether someone is interesting by that metric? Well, yes - but life on Twitter is bruta...
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016 at 10:59 AM
Some of the accounts I'm following aren't showing up?
Calls are limited by Twitter and each time you open app it fetches the maximum account info for you that Twitter will allow per 15 minute period. This is st...
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016 at 11:07 AM
Are you going to do another version?
 If this one is popular then yes. Do you like it? Or not... hassle us on Twitter @Feed_Pruner
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016 at 7:56 PM
How do I hide some accounts from list (eg colleagues)?
If you are following someone with a low ratio just because you love them/they're newbies/they're a family member - swipe to the left on their acco...
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016 at 9:18 PM
Why is User Engagement/Golden Ratio only showing 800 when I follow 4000?
Your account is showing what has been synchronised so far. We collect the accounts in lots of 200, so we need to call the API (Twitter) many times if you fo...
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016 at 10:48 AM
Why do I keep getting error "Twitter has a maximum number..."
 Answer: You probably follow a lot of people - and really need this app. If you are following more than, say, 4,000 people - we need to ask the Tw...
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016 at 11:01 AM