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Twitter

You can post messages to Twitter directly from Brightspot.

Connecting Brightspot to a Twitter app

To post to your Twitter account from Brightspot, you need to connect Brightspot to an existing Twitter app.

Procedure. To connect Brightspot to a Twitter app:
  1. Select |mi-menu| > Social > Services > New Twitter Service. The New Twitter Service widget appears.

  2. In the Name field, enter a name for the service.

  3. In the Consumer Key and Consumer Secret fields, paste the values from your Twitter console.

  4. Click Save. If the connection is successful, a Connected message appears at the top of the Edit Twitter Service widget.

  5. Select |mi-menu| > Social > Accounts. The Connect Accounts widget appears with the new Twitter service listed.

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  6. Under the required Twitter service, do the following:

    1. Click Connect Account. A request from Twitter appears asking for authentication.

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    2. Click Authorize App. You return to Brightspot with the Twitter account's avatar displayed.

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Brightspot users can now publish links to Twitter; for details, see Sharing content on social networks.