How to share Instagram posts on Twitter with previews

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Twitter Card previews rolls out, allowing you to share Instagram posts in a Tweet, including a preview of the image.

Announced by Instagram yesterday, anyone can now share an Instagram link on Twitter with a thumbnail preview of the post. We don’t always see Twitter and Instagram/Facebook cooperating. Adam Mosseri, head of Instagram described it as “long overdue.” This is great news for those that want to promote their Instagram posts across platforms.


How to share an Instagram post on Twitter

Mobile

  1. Tap the three dots in the top right of a post.
  2. Tap Share to…
  3. Then tap Twitter.
  4. This will generate your Tweet with the preview. Enter text and tap Tweet.

If Twitter doesn’t show up in your share screen, simply choose Copy link and paste it in a Tweet.


Desktop

  1. Click the three dots in the top right of a post.
  2. Click Share to…
  3. Then click Share to Twitter.
  4. This will generate your Tweet with the preview. Enter text and click Tweet.

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