If you’re like me when you post to Twitter or Facebook or Google+ you often want your post to cascade from one service to the next. Of course none of the services have a vested interested in helping you do this easily so now you’ve got to work your way there. I discovered this service call If This Then That – ifttt.com – a pretty straight forward rules concept and one that already has a bunch of pre-defined rule sets which they call recipes.
So you can imagine a scenario that goes like this:
“If I post a public post to Google+ Then post the contents of that post to a Facebook status update”
“If I post a Facebook status update Then create a new tweet”
I created both these rules so I could start with Google+ and cascade a post down through twitter.
So how to get this done? Read on…