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Send pics using Twitter's official picture service

Twitter recently rolled out the ability for all users to use its own picture-sharing feature through, and it's really easy.

Screenshot by Jason Cipriani

Twitter recently started allowing people to send pictures from, using Twitter's own photo-sharing platform. Until now, only those who are using Apple's iOS 5 beta had access to sending pictures via the new service.

It's dead simple to send a picture on Twitter, but it can easily be overlooked if you aren't sure where to look for it.

Screenshot by Jason Cipriani

To use the new photo feature, you will need to log in to your account on You will now see a camera icon below the box in which you would compose your tweet. Once you click on it a dialog will be displayed, allowing you to select the picture you would like to tweet.

Screenshot by Jason Cipriani

Once you've selected the picture, you will see a small thumbnail preview of it below the compose text box. If you made a mistake or changed your mind about the picture you selected, click on the small x in the upper-right corner of the picture to delete it.

Compose your tweet, and press Tweet.

Screenshot by Jason Cipriani

Your tweet will be posted as normal, but this time it will have a link for the picture you shared.

At this time, there isn't a method for viewing all of the pictures you have uploaded to Twitter, which are hosted on Photobucket, as you can with other Twitter photo solutions such as Twitpic or yfrog.