With Twitter's newest release, you can now go live directly to Twitter from your Switchboard Account. Follow the steps below to learn how.
We recommend that you do the following before you begin the Twitter authorization.
1. Use a desktop computer to authorize and add Twitter as a destination to your Switchboard Account.
2. In the same browser, log into the appropriate Twitter account before starting the authorization process.
On the Switchboard workflow page.
Press the Add Destination button.
Choose New Destination.
Select Twitter from the pop-up window.
Authorize Twitter and Switchboard
An Authorization modal will appear.
Press the "Authorize Switchboard Live" at the bottom.
Follow the authorization prompts, you may need to log into the appropriate Twitter account if you haven't done so already.
Press the "Authorize app" button.
Press finish "Finish" and then "close".
Congratulations! you've successfully added Twitter as a destination to your Switchboard Account.
Ready to Go Live!
Turn on your encoder and send video into Switchboard. When the video is present on the confidence monitor, press the green GO Live button next to your destinations.
Pro Tip: You can save time and eliminate the need to press Go Live in Switchboard by enabling the autostart feature, explained here: Enable the autostart feature.
How to add more than one Twitter account as a destination in your Switchboard account.
Please Note: Logging out of your Twitter account will revoke access to any applications connected to it. This is a Twitter security feature. If you log out of your Twitter account you can quickly reauthorize it to your Switchboard account by following the steps in this support reference: Authorize destinations
While logged into Twitter from a desktop, click the Twitter profile icon located on the bottom left.
Select Add an existing account.
Follow the prompts.
Make sure there's a checkmark next to the Twitter account you would like to add as a destination to your Switchboard Account.
Return to your Switchboard Account.
Repeat the process of adding the Twitter channel as a new destination.