Netflix Unveils ‘Spoiler Foiler’ to Block ‘Breaking Bad’ Spoilers on Twitter

Twitter Spoiler Block: Netflix Has Spoiler

Netflix seems to know the frustration of having to tread lightly on the spoiler danger zone that is Twitter after a new episode of “Breaking Bad,” so they have attempted a solution.

Netflix has launched the “Spoiler Foiler” at, designed to block out any tweet that could spoil “Breaking Bad,” just in time for its big series finale this Sunday. Thus far, it only works to prevent spoilers for the Emmy-winning AMC drama. Netflix has rights to the “Breaking Bad” library prior to the current final season.

“Bad” fans can log into the website through Twitter and view a relatively normal version of their timeline, the only change being that tweets that could contain spoilers are blacked out with a spoiler warning. They have the option of clicking on the tweet to view it, if they so dare.

The app takes an aggressive approach, blocking any tweet with the words “breaking” or “bad,” even if they may have nothing to do with the show, or are merely innocent comments on the show’s Emmy win. However, for those who have to wait to watch the finale, it may be better to be safe than sorry.

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  1. Jennifer says:

    This isn’t an app though! Spoiler Shield is better. It’s a free app that blocks tv and sports spoilers from your social media

  2. Cann0t wait t0 s33 th3 3nding of 8R3AKlNG 8AD! I h0pe n0 0ne on Twitter sp0ils it f0r m3.

  3. lizzy mcadams says:

    An app called “Spoiler Shield” not only blocks Breaking Bad, but other TV shows plus sports. Way better.

  4. All it takes is one Tweet that is not on the filter list and suddenly SPOILER. A better way is to delay the actual Tweet stream to viewing. delays TV Tweets by 2/3 hours for playback out West – You get the fun of Twitter and TV with no chance of spoilers!

  5. Now if only Variety would stop sending spoilers in their subject lines of their emails on Award show nights….

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