How To Retain Links Whilst Retweeting | Hacking Twitter

This is for folks who use the browser based Twitter.

Ever get frustrated about why Twitter removes the copied links in tweets you’re trying to retweet?

Watch the video above for two fixes / ways / hacks.

Question for anyone at Twitter HQ: why do you force us to do this or what’s the reasoning behind removing the links from copied tweets?

YouTube version


  • Hilary 7 years ago Reply

    Thanks DK – great tips here, and I agree about the frustration with T*i*t*r
    Still a great platform though, so not about to toss the toys!

    • DK 7 years ago Reply

      Thanks for taking the time to watch and comment Hilary – it’s a double-fantastic platform and these little workarounds make it better ;-)

  • Ian Farrar 7 years ago Reply

    A-Ha! thanks, no need to turn to my mobile for tweetdeck now.

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