Twitter Launches Blackbird Pie Tool To Embed Tweets


Following up on yesterday’s announcement that Twitter would release a tool to let sites embed the HTML version of tweets without taking screenshots, the company has pushed the tool live. Called “Blackbird Pie”, the tool takes URLs of tweets and turns them into easily embeddable HTML. While it’s useful for not having to take screenshots and to boost Twitter’s SEO, there are definitely some remaining bugs.

For example, to embed our tweet below, we had to add the no-repeat value for the background image as the tool didn’t carry that aspect over.

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