Post Instagram Photos to Twitter: You upload beautiful photos to Instagram. Everyone has taken notice, but only your Twitter followers haven’t. Why don’t you tweet about your photos? You can link Instagram to Twitter so that photographs tweet automatically if the only thing stopping you is the added work of submitting photos a second time. The two main approaches are as follows. The first option is offered by Instagram, is simple to set up, and lets you choose whether to share an image to Twitter at the same time as posting it to Instagram. The drawback is that Twitter doesn’t display the original photo. Instead, a URL to the image on Instagram will be displayed to followers. (If you recall that this used to function differently, you’re correct; prior to 2014, Instagram would push the photographs to Twitter.)
Thankfully, there is a different approach: Zapier may be used to connect Instagram and Twitter. Even though it takes a bit more time to set up, all of your Instagram photographs will eventually appear on Twitter once you have done so. Let’s discuss both approaches so you can decide which is best for you.
You may tweet links to your Instagram photographs from within the Instagram app, forcing your Twitter followers to visit Instagram in order to view your photos. Go to your profile and tap the menu button in the top-right corner to begin. Open Account > Settings.
What is IFTTT?
It’s likely that you have heard of software as a service. When acronyms like IaaS (infrastructure as a service) and PaaS (platform as a service) are spoken, IT professionals will nod in recognition. Everything as a service is one “*aaS” that you might not be familiar with yet. IFTTT’s CEO and co-founder Linden Tibbets believes it to be the wave of the future.
But what is IFTTT exactly? What connection does it have to the notion of everything being a service? What you should know is as follows.
The programming conditional expression “if this, then that” is where IFTTT gets its name. What the company offers is a software platform that links products from various developers in order to start one or more automations involving those products. nJust three of the automations you can use with IFTTT are as follows:
* A Google spreadsheet is updated whenever you place a call using your Android phone.
* Your iOS Reminders app will automatically add any new tasks you add to your Amazon Alexa to-do list.
* You’ll receive a notification on your phone if the International Space Station passes over your home. (This is a real IFTTT applet, yes.)
According to IFTTT, there are currently 90 million active applet connections. And just so you know, Tibbets’ favourite applets are the ones that let you instantly email notes to yourself and the ones that let you know when a new Craigslist ad comes up that fits your search keywords.
IFTTT was founded in 2010 by Tibbets and Jesse Tane, and it went live in 2011. IFTTT, a San Francisco-based company, has obtained $63 million in venture capital funding from backers, among them the company Andreesen Horowitz. The platform will be expanded and more employees will be hired thanks to the most recent $24 million fundraising round, which was led by Salesforce Ventures and included IBM, Chamberlain Group, and Fenox Venture Capital.
IFTTT’s current CEO is Tibbets. In 2012, Tane left IFTTT and moved on. IFTTT upgraded its recipes, which linked two apps, devices, or services, in November 2016 by transforming them into applets, which link a variety of apps, devices, and services.
How IFTTT Works
Applets, which operate somewhat similarly to macros and connect different apps to do automatic actions, are used to carry out the automations. You can activate or disable an applet using the IFTTT website or mobile apps (and/or the IFTTT widgets in the mobile apps). You may create your own applets or edit already-existing ones thanks to IFTTT’s simple, user-friendly interface.
IFTTT offers a YouTube video (see below) that goes into further detail about how applets are made.
Developers as different as Ring and BMW must pay IFTTT an annual fee in order to have the option to provide applets on the IFTTT platform. Thanks to a collaboration with UK startup bank Monzo, customers may automatically withdraw money from a “rainy day” savings account when it rains or “reward” themselves every time they work out.
According to Tibbets, applets are much more powerful for developers and simpler for users.
Over 650 services are currently included in IFTTT, including Facebook, Domino’s Pizza, and even Louisville, Kentucky. The company claims that IFTTT’s 18 million members perform more than 1 billion applets monthly.
How to Use IFTTT to Post Photos on Twitter from Instagram:
Now that you are aware of what IFTTT actually is, let’s look at how to set it up to tweet photographs from Instagram. It is an incredibly easy process. And all you have to do is adhere to the basic instructions listed below.
If you don’t already have one, sign up for an IFTTT account by signing in.
Use the Connect Buttons to connect up your Instagram and Twitter accounts with IFTTT.
Click the Add Button once both accounts have been connected.
- Tap on your username in the top right corner of the screen after adding the recipe.
- Uncheck the box next to “Auto shorten URLs” in Preferences.
- The task is finished.
With the help of this quick workaround, you can automatically send your Instagram uploads to Twitter so that they show up as complete images rather than simply a link to the image. After that, you may tweet some nice goods, such as bed sets, etc. There will be a link and a photo in your tweet as well. So that’s it; I hope this was helpful. Please leave a comment below and let us know if you have any questions or anything helpful to add.