Twitter News – New Features
Twitter has now officially released its own Follow Button on May 31, 2011 to make following simple. The new Follow Button could be seen on the right sidebar of this blog alongside the Facebook Like button launched just over a year ago, and the Google Plusone button which is made public today.
They announced this new feature in their blog:
When you follow interesting accounts on Twitter, it’s easy to stay connected with what’s most meaningful to you. Today we’re excited to launch the Follow Button, a new way to discover and instantly follow Twitter accounts directly from the websites you visit every day.
Read the full story on Twitter Blog
Previously, websites could publish a link redirecting visitors to their Twitter accounts to follow them. But the new Follow button enables their visitors to subscribe to their Twitter feeds directly from their websites with a single click.
Users will also be able to preview profiles and latest Tweets before opting to follow them by clicking the username next to the Follow button.
Adding the Twitter Follow button to your website is quick and easy. Here is a small overview, and examples.
Add the Follow Button to your website to increase engagement and create a lasting connection with your audience.
You just provide these four informations:
- What’s your user name?
- What color background will be used?
- Show follower count?
- Language options (English and 8 others)
Preview your follow button
Copy and paste the code into the HTML for your website wherever you want the button to appear.
Add Follow Button
Twitter Tweet Button
Easiest way for users to share links from your website
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