How to Share Videos on Twitter?

by Khadija Anwar
3 minutes
How to share Videos on Twitter

Do you know 450 million users per month showcase their creativity on Twitter? Whether it’s a funny clip, breathtaking scenery, or a meaningful message, sharing videos on Twitter is a great way to connect with your audience.

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In this help center guide, we’ll walk you through how to share videos on Twitter.

Steps to Share Videos on Twitter

Sharing videos on Twitter is easy and can be done in just a few simple steps. Here’s how you can do it:

Upload Video File

Step 1:

Log in to your Twitter account using your username and password. Tap on the “Create” icon on the right below side.

tap on create icon

Step 2:

A menu will pop up. Tap on “Photos”.

tap on pictureStep 3:

Choose a video from your device’s gallery. Be cautious of the video size you are uploading.

choose media from gallery

Step 4:

Once uploading is complete, edit your video(optional) and tap “Done”.

tap done

Step 5:

You can add text to your tweet to provide context or a description for your video. You can also add hashtags or mentions to increase visibility. Once you have added text & hashtags, tap “Tweet” in the top right corner.

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tap tweet

You can also use the camera to record live video and share it with your audience.

Share Video Through Retweeting

Step 1:

Log in to your Twitter account and locate the tweet containing the video. Tap on the “Retweet” button located below the tweet. This will open a pop-up window asking you to confirm your retweet.

tap on retweet button

Step 2:

Tap on the “Retweet” button. This will retweet the video to your own Twitter timeline.

tap on retweet

Share Video Without Retweeting

Step 1:

Open your Twitter account and select a video you want to share. Tap on the “Share” icon below the tweet.

tap on copy link

Step 2:

Tap “Copy Link”.

tap on copy link

Step 3:

Go back to the tweet composing tab. Paste the tweet link and add a few of your own thoughts in text form. Tap on “Tweet” to share the video without retweeting.

copy paste the link on composing tab

That’s it! Now your video is shared on Twitter for others to view and engage. Keep in mind that Twitter has certain limitations on the video file size and length, so make sure your video meets Twitter’s requirements before sharing.

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Can I tag people in a video?

Yes, you can tag people in a video.

Can I send videos via Direct Message?

Yes, you can send Twitter Videos in Direct Messages.

Khadija Anwar

Meet Khadija Anwar, an accomplished tech writer with over 500 published write-ups to her name. Her impressive portfolio can be found on the ContentStudio blog, LinkedIn, and the Fiverr platform.

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