How to create a ‘Collection’ on Twitter

How to create a ‘Collection’ on Twitter

Introduction:

Here is a great idea you can use to bring a community together using Twitter.

Using Tweetdeck you can create a Collection of tweets, very similar to the way you can on Google+

This is how.

Step 1

You’ll need to head over to Tweetdeck (an official Twitter app) to download it here: https://tweetdeck.twitter.com/

Step 2:

Then, on the left hand side you’ll see ‘add column’ – click that.

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Step 3:

Click on ‘Collections’:

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Step 4:

Name your collection and give it a description.

Step 4

Then look to add a Tweet URL to start populating it, like this:

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Step 5:

You can also drag and drop a Tweet into a Collection by dragging the ‘compass’ type icon…

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Step 6:

From here you can give people a link to ‘view on Twitter’ e.g.
https://twitter.com/MartinSherv/timelines/634596598123732992

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Step 7:

If you want, you even embed the Collection on your website – click ‘create widget’:

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Step 8:

Then grab the embed code (at the bottom):

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And it will look like this:

If you would like to know more, check out the Twitter Dev site here.

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