How I Made a Self-Quoting Tweet

Oisín Moran created a tweet that contains a link to itself.

💡 Best viewed in a third-party Twitter client, as the Twitter website shows “This Tweet is unavailable” as it tries to expand the link.

On his website he explains how he did it.

Fundamentally the challenge is just correctly guessing what ID a given tweet is going to get, then appending that onto the URL for our profile and tweeting it.

How I Made a Self-Quoting Tweet →

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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