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Yesterday, I mentioned in my post Do You Want To Quote Tweets Just Like Embedding A YouTube Video? that Twitter will announce this surprise today (4th May 2010). Voila! It’s done! Continue to read to know the steps involved..
Quote Tweets Using Blackbird Pie
The online tool that will allow you to easily quote twitter tweets, is named as Blackbird Pie. Here’s a screenshot:
Simple Steps To Show You How To Quote Twitter Tweets
1) STEP 1 – Obtain the url or permanent link of your chosen tweet.
On this tweet, right click on the ‘about XX hours ago’ and select “copy link location“, as shown below by the mouse pointer:
2) STEP 2 – Paste the url of the tweet in BlackBird Pie’s textbox and click on the ‘Bake It’ button.
3) STEP 3 – Copy and Paste the resulting code you just Baked!
How Should The Quoted Tweet Appear In Theory? See It Off The Oven Here!
How Will The Quoted Tweet Appear In WordPress?
Not So Nice Nice..hummm
UPDATED: Apparently, the code was a little bit unstable, but Twitter is working on it and I think it is getting OK as you will see below..
The resulting code will give the following visual result: