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I have my Tumblr set-up to publish to Twitter as well. Currently it says

Photo: [URL]

This is not very descriptive, are there any options other than [URL] that can be used to automate the publish ?

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I don't see a way to change the default message that gets sent to Twitter, but you can customize it individually each time you create a new Tumblr post. The Send to Twitter checkbox in the right-hand sidebar has a little edit link next to it. Click that, and it looks like this:

custom tweet

Voila - slightly less boring than the default text.

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Yeah, that is what I did for the while. I just assumed they would at least allow say for example a [caption] option or [title] option since you can fill that info on the main section when tumbling. –  phwd Aug 1 '11 at 14:38
    
Yeah, that seems like a no-brainer sort of feature... but if there are any options other than [URL] I can't figure out what they are. –  abby hairboat Aug 1 '11 at 14:44

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