Owen WilliamsFormer TNW employee
Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.
Twitshot, a website that automatically extracts images from pasted links and attaches them to tweets, today launched an iOS app that makes it an invaluable tool for anyone that uses Twitter.
A Twitter study in 2014 showed that simply attaching an image to your tweet results in a 35 percent increase in retweets on average, so attaching images whenever you can is a good way to get attention.
Twitshot makes this a no-brainer; its Chrome extension adds a button to your browser for instantly sharing a tweet with the link to the page you’re on now, as well as a photo extracted directly from the page.
With its new iOS app, you’re able to use iOS 8’s share sheet to seamlessly create a tweet with an embedded image from your iPhone or iPad without needing to go through the hassle of downloading images for sharing.
This has quickly become my go-to way to share links to Twitter, since it makes it so easy to share images and links directly in seconds.
Twitshot is available for free for iOS, as well as offering a Chrome extension.
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