Nitter
A free and open source alternative front-end to Twitter, focused on privacy.


It is basically impossible to use Twitter without JavaScript enabled.
If you try, you're redirected to the legacy mobile version which is awful both functionally and aesthetically.
For privacy-minded folks, preventing JavaScript analytics and potential IP-based tracking is important, but apart from using the legacy mobile version and a VPN, it's impossible. This is especially relevant now that Twitter removed the ability for users to control whether their data gets sent to advertisers.

Using an instance of Nitter, you can browse Twitter without JavaScript while retaining your privacy.
In addition to respecting your privacy, Nitter is on average around 15 times lighter than Twitter, and in most cases serves pages faster (eg. timelines load 2-4x faster).
In the future a simple account system will be added that lets you follow Twitter users, allowing you to have a clean chronological timeline without needing a Twitter account.

Advantages include:
- No JavaScript or ads
- All requests go through the backend, client never talks to Twitter
- Prevents Twitter from tracking your IP or JavaScript fingerprint
- Uses Twitter's unofficial API (no rate limits or developer account required)
- Lightweight
- RSS feeds
- Themes
- Mobile support (responsive design)
- AGPLv3 licensed, no proprietary instances permitted

An instance of Nitter will be presented here shortly.