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How do I insert any Twitter user profile link while composing a tweet?

It's almost like mentioning someone, but it shows a Twitter user's avatar & name just like in this tweet: https://twitter.com/DepressedDarth/status/924689808265482240?

Screenshot from a tweet:enter image description here

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    OK guys i actually found the answer, all we need to do is add /video/1 at the end of the video link it will embed the original tweet, so it can be tweeted as a new tweet and will show the original uploader badge(avatar) along with the video, many thanks to Terence Eden, his answer can be found at stackoverflow.com/questions/47004060/… – Amir Khan Oct 30 '17 at 12:27
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Add /video/1 at the end of the video link it will embed the original tweet, so it can be tweeted as a new tweet and will show the original uploader badge(avatar) along with the video.

Answer is given by Terence Eden on Stack Overflow:

If you use the API to look at the status, using https://api.twitter.com/1.1/statuses/show/924689808265482240.json this is what you'll see

"text": "This is what I do for fun now https:\/\/t.co\/VNEAbw4YRC",

The user has sent a Tweet containing a link. Where does t.co/VNEAbw4YRC point to?

https://twitter.com/DepressedDarth/status/879169042426318848/video/1

So, here's what the user has done.

  1. Post a video to Twitter - in this case, in June 2017.
  2. Wait several months.
  3. Copy the video URL of the Tweet - add /video/1 to it.
  4. Post a new Tweet and include the video URL of the old Tweet.

Twitter will then render the Tweet with a link back to the original user who posted the video. I think they do this to prevent people just linking to a different user's video and then claiming it for themselves.

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