Twitter has been a on a roll since SXSW announcing @Anywhere, then hosting their first conference Chrip. Today’ Twitter/ @twittermedia released a new tool called “Blackbird Pie”. What’s the purpose behind Blackbird Pie? Accouding to the @twittermedia blog, Tweets are the new quotes. and after listening to the community they wanted an easier way for users to embed Tweets.
Via Twitter’s Fresh-baked tweets for your posts blog post:
The origin of the script is both self- and user-centered. Mostly, we just think it’s a pain to take screen grabs of tweets. But of course we also think it’s a much better user experience to have @-mentions, hashtags and the account itself all linked and clickable.
So how does Blackbird Pie work? To give it a try just go to: http://media.twitter.com/blackbird-pie/ , then enter the url of a tweet, for example, url http://twitter.com/tzmartin/statuses/13373536266 then Blackbird will “bake” some code for you to embed on your website or blog post, in Twitter words. Here’s the output of the http://twitter.com/tzmartin/statuses/13373536266 tweet using BlackBird Pie.
About to add a few more locations to @TriOut. :-)
Blackbird Pie in action.
What are your thoughts on Blackbird Pie? Will you use it? Do you like the name?