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Big News from Twitter!

When we read on Mashable about all the cool new things that Twitter is rolling out. We thought we should share:

Along with Twitter’s redesign announcement Thursday, the service has rolled out a new way to let website owners embed tweets that give visitors the ability to reply, retweet and favorite without leaving the page. Twitter users now can place embeddable tweets on their websites by simply using one line of code. A single-click action also lets visitors follow the creator of a tweet… (read more)

We think this whole embedded Tweet thing is pretty dang cool- Twitter’s Brian Ellin walks users through a quick how-to in his recent blog post.

But just like adding a PunchTab Giveaway or Loyalty Program to your website or blog, embedding a tweet is crazy easy and allows your users to engage within a post, follow or favorite a tweet, click on live links and lean more about conversations that are happening beyond your website. It’s as simple as clicking on the “details” link on a tweet, then select “Embed this tweet”.

You copy and paste the code and, boom:

 

We’re excited about how this is going to make a difference for our PunchTab users and interested in seeing the adoption of these new features.

What are you thoughts? Have you checked out the new features? Plan on using them?