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Storify is becoming better integrated with Twitter. Today the Livefyre-owned company announced that its stories have been directly incorporated into Tweets removing the click-through step to begin viewing the curated content. Leveraging Twitter’s Card system, Storify URLs can be embedded into the timeline.
One of the first use cases of this new feature comes from President Barack Obama. His campaign shared a Storify story from his Obamacare Summit and it can be viewed in a slideshow-like format.
President Obama gives special remarks now at @OFA‘s Obamacare summit. Follow here: http://t.co/TOCm7Yp3Ti #GetCovered
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) November 4, 2013
As stated earlier, this Twitter Card integration will only work for Storify URLs. The company says that if a user shares a link to content on your site, its card will not interfere with any other Cards or previews generated with the Tweet. Storify’s Cards will be accessible across all platforms, including mobile and tablet applications.
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