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Link to Wikipedia from Twitter should be more pretty
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If a user of Twitter adds a link to a WMF site to a tweet in Twitter, it shows up in Twitter as commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/...

The name of the linked article is often not shown.

Links to other websites are often displayed in Twitter as a box with an image, the title of the webpage and the name of the web site, which is much more likely to get clicked.

Probably image from wikipedia cannot be shown in Twitter for licence reasons, but WM could generate ersatz images for display in Twitter, possibly a text logo based on categories or the wikidata description. Then WM links in Twitter could show up with this image, the title of the article and the name of the wiki the link is directed to.

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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptFeb 20 2019, 6:18 PM

I think to this is not related to Phabricator. But I am not sure. @Aklapper What you think?

I do not know, what the TwitterCards Extension does (how it works), but the difference may be, that the image provided to Twitter would not be an image from commons, but a computer generated image, possibly with a version of one of the wiki logos, but mainly with text rendered as image and the text being a very basic description of the artice (something like "19th century history article" for articles like "Eifeltower" or the like.