Twitter Update: Change to Timeline Tweets

So you’re a Modern Marketer who strives to make sure that when uploaded to Twitter, your images are going to look large and bold so as to catch the attention of your audience – only to find upon posting that Twitter cropped them?!?!

Well not anymore, Twitter’s latest update means they will no longer be cropping images or videos.

You can now happily upload your posts and display your content in all it’s glory as originally intended.

Twitter continues to modify the platform to user demand and this is just another case of simple improvements to satisfy the user.

Here’s some ‘before’ and ‘after’ examples:

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Following Instagram’s success, the need to engage the readers attention immediately to gain a click-through is now even more important to a Modern Marketer.

To help you on your way here’s a few helpful tips to get your tweets noticed:

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  • Include multiple photos in your tweet
  • Have a strong call-to-action
  • Set your logo so that is easily recognisable
  • Send a personal direct message in video format
  • Use twitter cards to add media to a tweet

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