Twitter on Thursday announced that it has added support for sharing tweets directly to Instagram Stories and Snapchat. The ability to quickly “post” a tweet to Instagram was first introduced on iOS last year. Twitter users on Android can directly select a tweet to share their story on the popular photo and video sharing service without taking a screenshot, which can help reduce phone clutter their intelligence. The microblogging service also announced support for LinkedIn sharing on both Android and iOS on Thursday.
On Thursday, Twitter notice that users on Android can now share tweets directly with Instagram and Snapchat. Users who have updated to the latest version can click the share button, then the Instagram icon, to share the tweet to their Instagram Stories.
We love Tweets. Now everyone should enjoy it too.
Share Tweets directly to Snapchat and Instagram Stories now on Android (available on iOS!)
And we’ve added LinkedIn sharing on Android and iOS. Tap the share icon on Tweet to try it out.
– Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) September 8, 2022
After sharing a tweet to Instagram, users can move the tweet around, rotate it, or resize it to improve the visibility of certain content. They can then share it as a story or send it to individual users or a group.
However, as above iOSboth people share their tweets Instagram Stories as well as those who view it, will be able to touch it or interact with it in any way. This means that users won’t be able to see replies to the tweet, unless the person who shared the tweet has also shared a link on their Instagram Stories.
Just as Twitter does not allow users to retweet any tweets posted by a protected account, this feature will not allow users to share protected tweets to Instagram Stories or Snapchat, potentially is to protect user privacy on microblogging service.
It’s worth noting that the ability to share tweets to Instagram on Android is more than a year old introduce on Twitter for iOS. Users have been able to post tweets from their timeline to Instagram Stories since June 2021.