The twitterverse, 140 characters at a time
Photos increase response
Photos make a huge difference in getting viewers to engage. Twitter’s data scientist Douglas Mason found that tweets containing photos yield a 35 percent increase in the number of retweets.
PROTIP: Rackspace suggests a “universal” image size of 1600 pixels wide by 800 pixels high with a 160-pixel “padding” of nonessential elements of your graphic or image on the left and right margins.
- The 2:1 ratio is good for Twitter, who suggest a 1024 x 512 pixel image. On Twitter’s iOS mobile app; images are cropped more significantly on the left and right borders and are displayed at a 1.75:1 ratio.
- Facebook suggests a 1200 x 630 pixel image
- Google+ seems to post images at 345 x 195 pixels
- LinkedIn posts a thumbnail sized image at 180 x 110 pixels
People most followed on Twitter
publishes the top 100 most followed twitter accounts from among the 13.3K people on Hacker News and Radis ZUNIONSTORE.
Specific Tweet on AMP
Showing in a page a tweet of the most salient tidbit from that same article is good to do because of the meta associated with the tweet: retweets, likes, etc.
<amp-twitter width=486 height=657 layout=”responsive” data-tweetid=”711272963031470080” data-cards=”hidden”>
This example of a specific tweet uses Goggle’s AMP (Accelerated Mobile) tag:
I found the amp-twitter code on a YouTube video.
My most recent tweets
This is displayed using script copied from “Embed” field on the Twitter website:
News about Twitter
http://blog.safe.com/2014/03/twitter-stream-api-map/ How to create a geo map of where tweets come from