Another point I consider to be important, when will platform.twitter.com get 
HTTPS?

Scott.

On 30 Mar 2011, at 22:07, Tom van der Woerdt wrote:

> I wonder... Why is the script tag included in the example when the 3 lines 
> below it don't actually use javascript? Does the widgets.js code 
> automatically transform the buttons? That would be a bad thing...
> 
> Besides that, I like it. I haven't checked yet, but is there a mobile version 
> ready as well?
> 
> Tom
> 
> 
> On 3/30/11 11:04 PM, Brian Ellin wrote:
>> 
>> Developers, users, and journalists are finding more creative ways to use 
>> Tweets on the web to leverage the power of the network to spread news.  In 
>> the past it’s been difficult to make these Tweets interactive, requiring you 
>> to write an OAuth app simply to attach Reply, Retweet, and Favorite actions 
>> to Tweets.
>> 
>> Today we’re releasing a simple new addition to the API called Web Intents 
>> that makes it possible to make Tweets that you display on the web 
>> interactive.  Web Intents provide popup optimized flows for all the ways you 
>> interact with Tweets and users on Twitter: Tweet, Reply, Retweet, Favorite, 
>> and Follow.  The new tool makes it possible for users to interact with 
>> Twitter content in the context of your site, without leaving the page or 
>> having to authorize a new app just for the interaction.  Web intents are 
>> mobile friendly and easy to implement.
>> 
>> For example, here’s how you add Reply, Retweet, and Favorite links to a 
>> specific Tweet:
>> 
>> <script type="text/javascript" 
>> src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";></script>
>> <p><a 
>> href="http://twitter.com/intent/tweet?in_reply_to=51113028241989632";>Reply</a></p>
>> <p><a 
>> href="http://twitter.com/intent/retweet?tweet_id=51113028241989632";>Retweet</a></p>
>> <p><a 
>> href="http://twitter.com/intent/favorite?tweet_id=51113028241989632";>Favorite</a></p>
>> 
>> Detailed documentation is available at http://dev.twitter.com/pages/intents
>> 
>> To see Web Intents in action check out Wordpress.com’s great tool for 
>> quoting Tweets in blog posts: Twitter Blackbird Pie.  Here's a post that 
>> uses their tool to quote @jack's Tweets about our 5 year anniversary.  We’ve 
>> also added these standard Tweet actions to our timeline widgets that are 
>> used all over the web.
>> 
>> We’ve also updated the display guidelines with some suggestions on how to 
>> make your Tweets actionable, and made the standard Reply, Retweet and 
>> Favorite icons available for download.
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> 
>> Brian Ellin
>> Product Manager, Platform
>> http://twitter.com/brianellin
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