In order to keep the users engaged and maintain their interest at a constant high, most of the social media platforms including Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram and alike try to come up and brought about new features every now and then. One of such feature lately introduced is Instagram image preview on Twitter. By introducing this update Instagram aim to improve overall experience for users who want to see a preview of Instagram image and content at the same time as they scroll through tweets on their Twitter account.
This blog article will specifically let you know how Instagram image preview on Twitter works and make to understand other important aspects associated with it.
Instagram image preview on Twitter:
Of late, Instagram introduced a feature that enables you to showcase Image previews on your Tweet while sharing Instagram posts from public accounts to Twitter. It is meant to highlight your content outside the app and let people see it via a provided link.
Instagram shared the information via a blog post and tells users about quite a few latest updates which are designed to improve the way content from users can appear outside of the app. The Instagram blog post reads, “We heard your feedback and want to make it easier for you to grow your audience and get discovered by better previewing your content in more places.”
How Instagram image preview on Twitter work
Instagram is widely used by people to share images, reels, and other content with fellow users who follow them. For the purpose of seeing a preview of an Instagram post on Twitter, the essential condition is that the user must have set their Instagram account to public. Here’s how it works:
If you write a tweet and include a link for your instagram post in the same then an Instagram image preview will appear as a Twitter Card with a thumbnail therein. Moreover, in case you opt to share content from Instagram to Twitter, then in such situation the caption from the post will shows up besides the image preview. A user will be redirected to the original post on Instagram once they make a click on the link of the preview on Twitter.
Note: All types of content will preview when shared to Twitter, expect Instagram Stories. Currently feed posts, including Photos, Videos, Carousels and Reels can be embedded to appear as previews on Twitter.
Note only you can share Instagram previews on Twitter but it also allow you to embed your Instagram profile on a website. While the application has allowed posts from public accounts on Instagram to be embedded on outside websites earlier— this time it let you to share previews of your profile alongside a maximum of six recent images from your profile to persuade people visit your profile to view a lot more.
Having that said, let’s now move to the step-by-step process that will help you to embed an Instagram profile on web. Here’s how to get the job done:
Steps to embed an Instagram profile on web:
Following steps will allow you to embed a link to share your Instagram profile on other website:
- Step 1: To begin with, you are required to head to the profile which you wish to share with others.
- Step 2: In case of your own profile click on the gear icon or else if it is someone else’s profile you need to click the three dots (…)
- Step 3: Thereafter, click on “embed,” followed by the “copy embed code”
- Step 4: Now, just get the code copied and then paste it into the website to let a profile preview link appear thereon.
Note: Instagram users can now opt for their public posts or profile to be embedded on external websites with the help of new control available for embeds. At initial stage, the control in settings will only be available to users from the United States.
That’s all about Instagram image preview on Twitter. Using this feature will likely increase the profile visits to your Instagram account and thereby surely help you grow your audience more and more.