A chat room can have feeds, either posted as regular messages, or appearing as an overlay at the top of the window (“into an extra area of the screen”) — ticker style. When the feed appears in messages, I can mute it by clicking on the feed user's avatar next to one of its messages and selecting “ignore this user”. What about when the feed is showing up as an overlay? How do I make the overlay never appear to me?
You can hide them on your browser using a user stylesheet. Install Stylish, and then create a new user style.
In Firefox, paste the following into it:
In Chrome, click “Manage installed styles” then “Write new style”, enter the code below:
then click “Specify” next to “Applies to”, select “URLs on the domain” in the drop-down box, enter
Steps to mute "ticker" feeds:
Yes, this will also change the style for everyone else using the room. You can take this opportunity to inform them of the many advantages that regular message posts provide.