There is a news that Twitter will be launching an official retweet button for websites and blogs at the end of this week. The button will work just the same way as the Tweetmeme buttons work presently, users will be able to retweet any page from your blog and the button will show how many times the page has been tweeted, reports Mashable.
The button will be available in three different sizes – 100 X20, 55 X20, 55 X63 with five different settings for customization.
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The button can be seen in action below, although it might not work because the retweet feature isn’t live for everyone yet. Only a few sources have this ability activated and you may have to wait till Twitter activates the feature officially.
We will update this post once we get more news or any other information regarding the official Twitter buttons.
Update: It’s official, Twitter has just announced the Retweet buttons and you can get the code from this page.