I would like to what you think about integrating to the web interface
a "mute" functionality. Yes, it would be similar to follow/unfollow at
the end, but I think that having a small list somewhere (probably at
the right of the time line right now) where I could "unmute" users
with a single click without having to remember who I have muted
(therefore having to look for them again, sometimes with the need of
writing down the username first) can be useful. Examples:

- You may want to mute some journalists commenting a match I don't
- You may want to mute certain people/TvChannels/etc during your work

I say it's similar to follow/unfollow because I think it would add a
third "state" in the relationship between two users, and thus probably
change part of the API:

- Not Following
- Following
- - Muted (which can only happen if following)

The functionality can be done using the current API with an external
application I guess (I haven't gone deep into the API), but we obtain
to lists from the user: following and followers, and thus we don't
know which users are actually muted. That is, we must store this
information in an external place and that might not always be possible/

May be when viewing someone's timeline it could be distinguish those
tweets that happened while you had the user muted (so you know what
you don't remember having read that :)

Any comments? Do you think that this feature deserves a place in the

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