Popular Science: Tweeting a spoiler? Put a content warning on it.

Popular Science: Tweeting a spoiler? Put a content warning on it.. “Twitter’s content warnings conceal a video or photo with a black layer that users will have to click or tap to reveal what’s underneath. The feature was designed to protect people from seeing unwanted violent, adult, or otherwise sensitive content while scrolling through their feed, but you can use it to protect your followers from whatever you want—including spoilers.”

KnowTechie: Stuck on a specific Wordle? These tools will help

KnowTechie: Stuck on a specific Wordle? These tools will help. “Everyone in the world gets the same Wordle, and you can only try solving it once. Once the next day dawns, a new Wordle appears, ready for a new challenger. If you are having a hard time with a puzzle, or simply want to play more Wordle each day, we found six free tools that will help you on your way to becoming a Wordle master.”

The Verge: How to stop Alexa from ruining holiday surprises

The Verge: How to stop Alexa from ruining holiday surprises. “Avoid making any Grinch-like moves this holiday and manage your Amazon shopping notifications in the Alexa app to help keep the magic alive. Alongside options for tailoring package announcements, the notifications section of the app also has a number of settings you can toggle on or off to help make the voice assistant a little more helpful when it comes to purchases you make on Amazon. Below are a few of the most useful that you might want to tweak this holiday season.”

Tom’s Guide: How to block spoilers on social media

Tom’s Guide: How to block spoilers on social media. “The internet can be a perilous place at times, especially when it comes to pop culture. Everyone is so desperate to discuss something as soon as it’s released that social media is often littered with major spoilers. But you don’t have to ditch social media, or try to make time to watch all your favorite shows and movies as soon as they’re released. There are things you can do to avoid all those pesky spoilers on social media.”

CNN: Olympics spoilers are basically inevitable in 2021 — but there are still some ways to avoid them

CNN: Olympics spoilers are basically inevitable in 2021 — but there are still some ways to avoid them. “After all, Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of US Eastern Time, meaning American viewers who aren’t tuning into live streams are seeing some events on a delay. So how does any smartphone user avoid spoilers without going off the grid? It’s not easy. But here are some ways you can try to be somewhat surprised when you tune in at primetime.”

University of California San Diego: Hate spoilers? This AI tool spots them for you

University of California San Diego: Hate spoilers? This AI tool spots them for you. “Did social media spoil the Avengers’ Endgame movie for you? Or maybe one of the Game of Thrones books? A team of researchers from the University of California San Diego is working to make sure that doesn’t happen again. They have developed an AI-based system that can flag spoilers in online reviews of books and TV shows.”

Slashgear: Redact It has me thinking anti-spoiler social network

Slashgear: Redact It has me thinking anti-spoiler social network. “We live in a cruel world, a world where people find joy in spoiling story endings for others on the internet. They see a movie on release day (or worse yet, pirate a movie), turn around and spew the ending of said movie on the web. Today I’ve been shown a tool that could mitigate internet-based spoilers in a big way. Let me turn your attention toward Redact It.”