In the past, people would share Tweets by creating a screenshot and pasting it on their website. Soon after, tools like Blackbird and WP plugins made embedding a Twitter post easier.
Twitter has simplified the process even further by allowing you to embed full featured tweets by simply copying and pasting a snippet of code.
Here is an example of an embedded Tweet.
Internet Marketing Success – How Bad Do You Want It? Check out this motivating post and video. http://workonthesofa.com/internet-marketing-success-how-bad-do-you-want-it/
— Simon Greenhalgh (@sigreenhalgh) December 2, 2011
The best part is that site visitors can interact with these new embeded Twitter posts. They can reply, retweet, or favorite your Tweet without leaving your webpage. They can also follow you right from the embeded post.
You can start embedding Tweets once you have the new Twitter interface which can be downloaded with your iphone, ipad, or Android. Just follow these four simple steps to learn how to twitter.
1. Click on the Tweet you want to embed.
2. Click on the link titled “Details”.
3. Click “Embed this Tweet”.
4. Copy and paste the code where you want it to appear.
That’s it! It is now as easy to embed a Tweet as it is to embed a YouTube video.
Right now, the new Twitter interface is only available for download with certain mobile devices. It is scheduled to roll out to all users in the near future, this will make learning how to use twitter much easier.