How to Embed a Twitter Video: Sharing Twitter Videos

Embedding a video on Twitter allows you to share video content without having to retweet the original tweet. This is useful for sharing videos in a customized way while still providing attribution to the original uploader.

Benefits of Embedding Twitter Videos

  • Share videos easily without retweeting
  • Customize the tweet with your own text
  • Provides attribution to original uploader
  • More engagement than plain tweets

Methods to Embed Twitter Videos

There are a few different methods you can use to embed a Twitter video, depending on the device you are using:

On Desktop

  • Find the tweet with the video you want to embed
  • Click on the downward arrow icon in the top right corner
  • Select “Embed Tweet”
  • Copy the generated embed code
  • Paste the code into your tweet text box

On iPhone

  • Press and hold on the video tweet
  • Tap “Tweet Video”
  • This embeds the video for sharing

On Android

  • Tap on the three dot menu icon
  • Choose “Copy Link to Tweet”
  • Paste URL into your tweet text box
  • Edit the URL by removing everything after the “?”
  • Add “/video/1” to the end of URL

Tips for Effective Twitter Video Embeds

Here are some tips to create effective embedded tweet videos:

  • Use concise, engaging tweet text
  • Add relevant hashtags
  • Tag any relevant accounts
  • Trim videos to under 30 seconds if possible
  • Preview video before tweeting
  • Monitor engagement and optimize over time

Embedding YouTube Videos on Twitter

You can also embed YouTube videos directly on Twitter:

  • Find YouTube video you want to embed
  • Click “Share” button below video
  • Select “Copy” to copy video URL
  • Paste URL into new tweet
  • Video will be embedded after tweeting

Using Third-Party Tools

Some third-party tools also allow embedding videos:

  • Filme – Video editor with Twitter embedding
  • Metricool – Detailed Twitter video embedding instructions
  • Filmora – Embed videos from iPhone

Why Embed Twitter Videos?

  • Increase tweet engagement
  • Share videos easily
  • Customize video tweets
  • Provide attribution
  • More visibility than plain tweets

Embedding videos on Twitter is easy and can help increase the impact of your video content. Follow the instructions for your device and start customizing video tweets today.