How to: embed images in ‘tweet this’ links

Needed this for the fundraising campaign! See my examples below:

POST TO FACEBOOK

POST TO TWITTER

POST TO LINKEDIN

Online Journalism Blog

This is the third in a series of posts introducing HTML. The first part tackled making a ‘Tweet this’ link in a blog post, and the second introduced Twitter’s Web Intents sort-of-API. If you haven’t read those, you might find it easier to start there.

You can also get all four tutorials in a small ebook.

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Stage 3: Adding an embedded image to a ‘Tweet this’ tweet

It’s widely known in the news industry that adding an image to a tweet can make a big difference in terms of how many times that tweet is retweeted. In fact, Twitter say it’s the single biggest factor.

Chart: tweets with images are 27 percent more likely to be retweeted Chart: tweets with images are 27 percent more likely to be retweeted. Tweet…

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