This morning, Twitter’s Robin Sloan (@robinsloan) shared a “hack” that takes the web address of a specific tweet and spits out HTML code to present that tweet on a web page. The name of the tool is Blackbird Pie and you can find it at media.twitter.com/blackbird-pie. Let’s give it a quick try.
First here is a snapshot of my original tweet:
Here is a snapshot of the preview provided by Blackbird Pie.
Finally, here is the tweet coded by Blackbird pie.
Let’s see how Blackbird Pie turns a twitter URL into a tweet in a WordPress blog.
For comparison, here is that same tweet coded by QuoteURL. It’s a great tool, but designed for more than one tweet.