07/27/2012 03:49 pm ET | Updated Jul 30, 2012

How To Block The Olympics On Twitter And Facebook (SCREENSHOTS)

We love the Olympics. We really do. But we acknowledge that not everyone shares our enthusiasm for the games.

Or the spoilers.

While NBC is live-streaming many of this year's events online, the opening ceremonies will not be shown live in the Unites States.

So while Twitter might be buzzing with comments on Danny Boyle's Olympic kickoff spectacular in the middle of the day state-side, American viewers won't get to actually see the ceremony until a primetime tape-delayed airing.

For those who would like to avoid spoilers -- or simply don't get olympic fever -- we've put together a list of tools to help shut out the Olympics onslaught.

How to Block The Olympics