Twitter Mass Unfollow [2019 Updated]

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Last updated on April 17th, 2023 at 12:17 am

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Update: 20th October 2019 – This process do not seem to work now. However, we have another way of carrying out the same fuction using iMacros. You can see that guide here.

Time for a Twitter mass unfollow? Is your Twitter full of people that you have followed over the years and you just want a big clear out?

If you have been on Twitter for some time, you may find that when you login you are getting loads of junk tweets that you are not really interested in. This is probably because you have followed a number of people without even thinking about it. But, what if you want a clean start and unfollow EVERYONE that you are currently following on Twitter? Then you want to carry out a Twitter mass unfollow.

Well, we are here to help!

NOTE: Want to mass unfollow on Instagram? Click here for a guide to do it!

Twitter Mass Unfollow Video Guide

You can watch our video guide below or follow the detailed written instructions instructions.

Step by Step Guide

Note: For the purposes of this guide we are using our competition test bot that has been collecting followers for a few weeks for us.

Use Google Chrome

First of all, make sure that you have downloaded and installed Google Chrome (download from here). Then open Google Chrome and login to the Twitter account that you want to unfollow everyone on.

Login to Twitter

Once you are successfully logged on, you should then go to this link:

https://twitter.com/following

This will now bring up all of the Twitter accounts that you are currently following:

Twitter Mass Unfollow

Running the script

Then, with your Google Chrome window being active, press the following keys on your keyboard:

For Windows: Ctrl + Shift + J
For Mac: Cmd + Opt + J

When you do this, it should bring up the console window within your Google Chrome browser and look something like this:

Twitter Unfollow Code

Then, in the console window you should enter the following code:

i=0;
setInterval(function(){t=$(".js-follow-btn").eq(i);
if(!t[0])window.scrollTo(0,$(document).height());
else t.trigger("click")
i++;},1000)

Getting an error?

The above code can sometimes get the syntax wrong when you copy and paste it – so, if the script does not work first time, check the syntax, like the speech marks “” – delete them and retype them manually. It should then work – if you still have any problem with them, please contact us on either Facebook or Twitter and we will help where we can.

Also ensure that you change the drop down to be “top” like below:

Google Chrome Twitter Code

So your console window should look something like this:

Twitter Google Chrome

Then simply press the Enter key on your keyboard and it will start to unfollow everyone you are currently following. Note that if you are following 1000’s of people, it can take a few minutes to complete but you will see it in progress so do not close your browser or you will have to start again.

Let the unfollowing commence!

As you can now see from below, we were following 2407 accounts, but now it is back down to zero:

Twitter Profile

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66 thoughts on “Twitter Mass Unfollow [2019 Updated]

  1. just set the interval to 1000 (instead of 100) and you won’t hit the rate limit 🙂 Works great!

  2. Thank you for this post, My account was hacked and following 800+ users. Manually unfollowed 50 of them before finding your post. Big Time Saver!!!!

  3. Thank you for this post, My account was hacked and following 800+ users. Manually unfollowed 50 of them before finding your post. Big Time Saver!!!!

  4. There’s something like this but just to unfollow who does not followe me back? Some filter like this? Thanks

  5. There’s something like this but just to unfollow who does not followe me back? Some filter like this? Thanks

  6. Here’s a version for the people who recently got hacked with hundreds of new followers they don’t want. Copy this and then do the last step:

    i=0;
    var refreshIntervalId = setInterval(function(){t=$(“.js-follow-btn”).eq(i);
    if(!t[0])window.scrollTo(0,$(document).height());
    else t.trigger(“click”)
    i++;},300);

    To stop the automatic scrolling enter this:

    clearInterval(refreshIntervalId);

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