Twitter Introduces its Own Share Button

Aug 17, 2010

Twitter announced, via its blog, the creation of a new Tweet Button. The button can, with a few lines of HTML code, be embedded in any website and allow the user to more easily share a link to the website through his or her Twitter account. After clicking the button, users are given a pre-prepared tweet with a shortened URL link to the website in question, which can then be edited and published directly to their Twitter streams.

Several media and entertainment sites have already implemented the Tweet Button, including The Onion,, and