Well, Twitter is one of the popular social media platforms since 2007. On Twitter, a user can send and receive microblogs known as tweets. A user can type a tweet up to 140 characters. If you don’t have your own content then you can also retweet interesting content. There was a time social media users don’t know what actually twitter is. With growing popularity, a user came to know about it and they started using Twitter. There are multiple reasons to use Twitter. Below are some of them.
- On Twitter, you can promote blogs, news, and article by providing links. You should have strong content so that people read it and retweet it.
- As I have told you that Twitter is one of the popular social media platforms. Your content will be read by a large audience as users tweet and retweet it.
- It keeps you up to date as on Twitter recent news are instantly tweeted by users.
- It shows who you are.
- It facilitates direction with an audience.
On Twitter celebrities, politicians, and all tweet to share and to make aware about something to a Twitter audience. There are situations where celebrities, politicians, and the normal public do the debate by tweeting. As celebrities and politicians do debate it means that the issue is interesting in nature. As we use social media we have a habit of recording interesting content. There are a number of Twitter users who don’t know how to perfectly take the Twitter tweet screenshot. If you are one of them then here you will get the 3 best methods to take a screenshot of a Twitter tweet.
How to perfectly take the Twitter Tweet Screenshot?
To take a Twitter tweet screenshot there are a number of ways. You can use a built-in tool, third-party software, extensions, and keyboard shortcuts. In this guide, we are here with the 3 best methods to take tweet screenshots on Twitter. Well, before taking a tweet screenshot make sure you have fully opened the tweet. You can open it on a different web page.
From the Web Portals
Many known developers have made an online tool to give you Screenshot images of popular Social site posts such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, etc. Screenshot.guru is from one of them, just copy and paste the tweet link on the website and it will produce an image link of the following tweet.
Step 1: You can copy the tweet link by tapping on the down arrow or share tweet button tap on the copy.
Step 2: Visit the https://screenshot.guru website and Paste the copied link.
Step 4: That’s it, just right-click or long-press on the generated screenshot and save it on your device.
Make use of Keyboard Shortcuts
Taking tweet screenshots on Twitter using keyboard shortcuts is simple and easy. Your first and foremost priority should be this method. In this guide, we will give keyboard shortcuts for Windows and Mac users.
If you are a Windows user then there are two keyboard shortcuts for you to take tweet screenshots. If you want to take a Full Screenshot then hold the PrtSc key. After this to save it you have to paste the screenshot on the paint window. To open the paint window on Windows follow the path as Start > Accessories > Paint. Once you have the paint window then hold Ctrl and V key. Now you can edit it as you want. To save it tap on the Save button from the top bar. If you want to screenshot the Active Window then hold Alt and PrtSc key. Now open the paint screen by following the above path and paste the screenshot. Edit as you want and save it.
On Mac OS if you want to take a screenshot of a particular part of the tweet then hold Command, Shift, and 4 key. This shortcut key combination will make your mouse cursor crosshair. Now you have to drag the mouse and release it to have a screenshot. If you want to take a screenshot of a Twitter window then hold Command, Shift, and 4 keys at the same time and then hold the Spacebar key. By doing this your mouse cursor will be a camera icon. Now create the region you want as a screenshot on the Twitter window and click on it to have a screenshot.
So, this is how you can make use of keyboard shortcuts on Windows and Mac to take Twitter tweet screenshots.
Use inbuilt Snipping Tool
On Windows, you can make use of an inbuilt tool (Snipping Tool) to take a screenshot of a tweet. This tool helps in taking screenshots of some of the portion or of the whole window. It depends on you which type of screenshot you want to take. Follow the steps below to use the Snipping Tool on your Windows.
- Launch Snipping tool on your Windows. Go on Start and search for the Snipping Tool. From the resulting tap on the Snipping Tool. If you are using Windows 7 and 8 then launching the Snipping tool may differ.
- From the prompted screen tap on the New option.
- Now with the help of the cursor draw the region to have a perfect screenshot.
- Releasing the cursor will save the screenshot in Snipping Tool’s Mark’s Up window. On it, you can edit the screenshot.
- Once you are done with editing then tap on the File menu and then tap on Save As option. Now enter the File name and tap on the Save button.
So, these were steps to use Snipping Tool on Windows to take tweet screenshots.
Use Chrome Extensions
There are two best extensions for taking screenshots. The first is Nimbus and the second is Awesome Screenshot. You can use the Nimbus extension on Firefox also. The Awesome Screenshot is only for Chrome. The Nimbus extension saves the screenshot directly on Google Drive. This saves space on a local drive. The best part about the Awesome Screenshot extension is the annotations and blur feature. Using the Annotation feature you can add a caption on the screenshot. The blur feature of Awesome Screenshot is for hiding sensitive information or detail. As compared to Nimbus the Awesome Screenshot is somewhat hard to use.
I hope that by reading the above article you are able to take Twitter tweet screenshots on Windows and Mac. If you are an iPhone user then you can use third-party applications such as OneShot and Twitshot. On both apps, you can do a lot many activities from screenshots to editing.