Thanks everyone for all the advice - I've been trying to take it in, and it's really helpful!

Quote Originally Posted by WriterBN View Post
In addition to what everyone else said, lists are your friend. They can really help cut down on the clutter.

Also, a fairly recent feature added the ability to hide retweets from someone you're following. I find that feature really helpful if you don't want to unfollow or mute someone, but they tend to retweet a lot of (usually promo) stuff.
Great to both of those - but how do I do it? And what are lists (in a twitter context) and what do I use them for?