Twitter video resources

Twitter video resources

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86%

More time spent consuming digital video globally than in 20161

95%

increase in daily video views on Twitter over 18 months2

84%

Year-over-year increase in watch time on Twitter3

How to make the “perfect” video for Twitter

Instead of just sharing our best practices, we walked the walk and made a video using all those techniques — at once! Take a look at the small tweaks that can make a video perform better on Twitter.

Twitter video best practices

Incorporate these elements into your video to maximize performance on the platform. Videos optimized for Twitter drive an increase of 33% in emotional engagement.4

  • Keep your video between 6-15 seconds long
  • Grab attention early by opening on your product
  • Add captions for mobile, sound-off viewers
  • Show your logo and keep a permanent placement in the upper-left or upper-right corner of the frame
  • Incorporate positive human interaction with your product(s) or service(s)
Twitter video resources
Read the articles below for more detailed, data-driven advice.

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Twitter video examples

Snack company @Sun_Maid conveys a sweet, family-friendly story featuring their products in this short 6sec video.

Beauty subscription company @GlossyboxUK shows the human side of their brand in this short 8sec video. 

Backpack and accessory brand @Herschelsupply announces their new summer collection in this human-centric, adventure-filled 15sec video.

Source information:

1Source: eMarketer, 2019
2Source: Internal Twitter research, Q4, 2019
3Source: Internal Twitter research, January 2019
4
Increase in 33% is versus non-optimized TVCs. Source: GroupM + Twitter, EyeSee, TVCs vs Optimized Ads on Twitter, December 2018. 
5Versus those not exposed to video ads. Source: U.S. Nielsen Brand Effect data

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