Ever post an image to Twitter than needs more context? Well ThingLink now allows images posted on Twitter to be interactive. ThingLink is a rich image creator that allows for visual tagging of any photo.
Twitter has been making a heavy push towards interactivity with Twitter Cards & enhanced content. ThingLink works within a Twitter image to include tags and context without escorting the Twitter user off the site. The ThingLink service is free and allows for a variety of tagging and linking.
This Tweet is a good example of the power that can be harnessed in an image – directly on Twitter:
— Seravince (@Seravince) November 3, 2012
This new service will be a boon for brands as a visual breakdown can occur without users leaving the site. For more information, see ThingLink.