Twitter Introduces Mobile App Deep Linking and New Cards Feature

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Following the news that Twitter got updated for Windows 8, at the recent Twitter Developer meet, the micro-blogging site unveiled it's new cards, which will enable users to add a wider range of content.

Twitter Introduces Mobile App Deep Linking and New Cards Feature

As per reports, the cards feature of Twitter allows users to add content such as videos, images and others to their tweets.

According to Twitter the cards feature is being used by more than 10,000 developers, mobile apps and websites to make more vibrant presentations content on the social-media website. The company.

Twitter said "The new Cards system lays a foundation that will make it easier for us to develop more types of Cards in the future and allow for greater customization by publishers and developers. Additionally, this new system is backward compatible."

Twitter has introduced mobile app deep-linking in cards which allows users to tap a link to either view content directly in your app or download your app, depending on whether or not they have the app installed.

The new Twitter cards introduced include

App Cards

App cards enable developers to include app names, icons, descriptions and other details like rating or price. Twitter will make use of the developer's ID to display information about the app from the App Store or Google Play.

Product Cards

Product cards enable developers to represent products by showing an image and description, along with up to two customizable fields that can display more details like price or ratings.

Gallery Cards

Gallery cards allow developers to represent an album or collection of photographs via a preview of the photo gallery.

Twitter said "We're excited to launch these new card capabilities with a number of great partners, including: Delectable, Etsy, Flickr, Foursquare, Gumroad, Jawbone, Path, Rovio's Angry Birds, SoundCloud, Storenvy, Wine Library and, of course, Vine. And we look forward to seeing many more great integrations."

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