Do you often use the screenshots of your (or maybe someone else’s) Tweet? I see the Twitter screenshots throughout the web. People use the screenshots of Tweets as quotes or to visualize the idea or just for fun.
This is why the new non-official tool by Twitter employee Robin Sloan got my attention.
Blackbird Pie is a Twitter-based tool that allows to embed a Tweet to your web page to save time immensely:
- No time spent on making the screenshot;
- No time spent on editing the image;
- No time spent on uploading the image.
Besides saving your time, the tool has one more advantage: clickable links to:
- The Tweet;
- The Twitter user who said that.
- which will potentially encourage more people to go to your profile and follow you:
So let’s see this time-saver in action:
How It Works
1. Step one: get the direct link of the Tweet you want to embed.
Find it here:
2. Provide the link in the form and press “Bake it”:
3. Get the code to embed the Tweet to your page:
Enjoy the Time-Saving Tools
While Blackbird Pie is a time-saver in itself, it has a couple of tools that make it even faster:
That makes it easier to embed the Tweets to your WordPress blog.
Just drop the bookmarklet to your browser, navigate to a separate Tweet page, click it and grab the code instantly.
Note: there’s also a Chrome extension that works the same way in Google Chrome.
Do you feel like using this tool?