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StuartSSTech
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Post to Twitter with an Image

I have trolled the internet for a while but all im looking to do is post to twitter with an image from a sharepoint list or photo library.

 

I have tried a few different techniques but can anyone advise on how this is possible?

 

Thanks

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v-xida-msft
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Hi @StuartSSTech,

 

Do you want to post a tweet with an image from a SharePoint library using Microsoft Flow?

 

I have made a test on my side and please take a try with the following workaround:

  • Add a proper trigger, here I use Flow Button trigger.
  • Add a "Get file content" action of SharePoint connector, specify Site Address, File Identifier field set to a specific image file within my SharePoint library.
  • Add a "Post a tweet" action, specify a Tweet text, Media field set to File Content dynamic content of "Get file content" action.

Image reference:30.JPG

The flow works successfully as below:31.JPG

 

29.JPG

 

 

In addition, there is a limit in the size of image uploaded when we post a tweet with an image. The maximum size of image uploaded is 5 MB.

 

More details about the limits of Twitter connector within Microsoft Flow, please check the following article:

Twitter connector

 

Best regards,

Kris

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
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v-xida-msft
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Hi @StuartSSTech,

 

Do you want to post a tweet with an image from a SharePoint library using Microsoft Flow?

 

I have made a test on my side and please take a try with the following workaround:

  • Add a proper trigger, here I use Flow Button trigger.
  • Add a "Get file content" action of SharePoint connector, specify Site Address, File Identifier field set to a specific image file within my SharePoint library.
  • Add a "Post a tweet" action, specify a Tweet text, Media field set to File Content dynamic content of "Get file content" action.

Image reference:30.JPG

The flow works successfully as below:31.JPG

 

29.JPG

 

 

In addition, there is a limit in the size of image uploaded when we post a tweet with an image. The maximum size of image uploaded is 5 MB.

 

More details about the limits of Twitter connector within Microsoft Flow, please check the following article:

Twitter connector

 

Best regards,

Kris

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

Hi Kris...

 

The part i needed was the get file content.

 

Adding New item in SharePoint List with the image as the Attachment to the list item, use the Get Attachement to get the identifier.

 

Use the Get file content using the identifier field captured using the Get Attachement.

 

Then post to twitter using the get file content for the media!

 

Thanks for your help Kris!! 

 

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hi @v-xida-msft 

 

Thanks for this answer. I want to do something similar, but in my case, i want to reply to twitter user post. When one user will post a message on twitter, i want to make a flow to reply to this specific user maybe with his twitter ID. How can i make it? I tested many flow, but it is not working.

 

Any help?

 

Regards

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