Please be aware, this application has been made available through the Edu App Centre. The Edu App Centre is not controlled by the institution and apps may become unavailable without notice.

How to install the Twitter App in Canvas

In your module, select Settings > Apps > Twitter, then select +Add App


Twitter placement in Canvas

This app enables users to embed lists of recent tweets or individual tweets from Twitter. Lists can be derived from search results, or from a user’s twitter feed. When enabled a new icon displays in course rich editor letting users embed twitter feeds in course material. Click on the ‘More external Tools’ option and select Twitter from the drop down menu.


How you can use the App

Enter either a hashtag or a twitter username and click preview. When you are happy, click the embed button.  Embedded content will then be viewable to students within their learning content in Canvas.


  • Copyright & accessibility should also be considered when using material/information from alternative sources. Please refer to the information made available in the Canvas Blueprints or University Policies (where applicable).


Further App Information & Support