I wonder if it is possible to run a flow that mention users into a tweet.
try to put a @ in front of the user id filed but it gives me an error
thanks in advance
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Currently, it seems that it is not possible to run a flow that mention users using “@” in front of the “User ID” or “Tweeted by”. I created a flow to post a tweet when a new tweet is posted. In the “Post a tweet” action, I selected “Tweeted by” filed and added “@” in front of the field. However, when the flow ran successfully, only a string of “Tweeted by” was posted to Twitter. I also tried with “User ID”, only the number of the “User ID” was posted to Twitter.
For this issue, I would suggest you submit an idea at “Flow Ideas”. The link of the “Flow Ideas” is:
I have had the same issue and I see that it's just not allowed per the thread below. Could we re-frame this into a different approach? Currently I use a twitter approval process which has me re-tweet the same thing that the original person tweeted (details available at http://blogs.catapultsystems.com/cfuller/archive/2016/07/01/applying-automation-and-approvals-to-twi...). Could we instead be given a different type of automation which does a real re-tweeet versus creating a tweet with the same text? This would be preferable as it would credit the original author correctly and our interaction would count towards the original poster's re-tweet numbers.
@SameerChI understand that you are saying that you are removing the usernames to "comply with Twitter's anti-spam rules." I also noticed that IFTTT has the same implementation as Flow. However, there are scheduled tweet systems like HootSuite and FutureTweet that allow usernames to be mentioned. Has this been brought up to Twitter? I have built an awesome scheduled tweet system with SharePoint, PowerApps and Flow but this limitation may make me dismantle it. Thoughts?
Hmm, This is definitely working for me
Here are the results
and the tweets
I am also using this to save to Database and also to Excel as well as to Buffer and it is even loading the PowerBi at
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