Recommending items on Pocket

Introduction

When you recommend items on Pocket, they’ll appear in your profile and in your followers’ Recommended feeds. You can also cross-post your recommendations to Twitter and Facebook to easily share to your other social networks at once.

At a minimum, you can recommend just a link. However, we also suggest including a comment to explain why you’re recommending it. You can even add your favorite quote from articles as well. Continue reading to learn how to recommend items on Pocket.

Recommending an item on iOS

On your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, you can recommend an item by opening it in Pocket and tapping the recommend button. It’s located in the bottom toolbar on iPhone/iPod touch, and in the top toolbar on iPad. You’ll then be able to add a comment, and decide whether your link and comment will be posted on Twitter and/or Facebook.

You can also add an optional quote, or excerpt, from the article that you’re recommending. To do this, first highlight the text you’d like to quote, and then tap the Recommend button in the popup.

Recommending an item on Android

On your Android phone or tablet, you can recommend an item by opening it in Pocket and tapping the recommend button in the top toolbar. You’ll be able to add a comment, and decide whether your link and comment will be posted on Twitter and/or Facebook.

You can also add an optional quote, or excerpt, from the article that you’re recommending. To do this, first highlight the text you’d like to quote, and then tap the Recommend button. It’ll appear in the top toolbar, or in the text selection popup if you’re using Android Marshmallow (6.0) or above.
 

Recommending an item on Web

In your browser, you can recommend an item by opening it in Pocket and tapping the Share button. It’s located on the top right in the toolbar. You’ll then be able to add a comment, and decide whether your link and comment will be posted on Twitter and/or Facebook.

You can also add an optional quote, or excerpt, from the article that you’re recommending. To do this, first highlight the text you’d like to quote, and then tap the Share Excerpt pop-over.

How to remove a recommended item from your feed

If you recommended an item but want to remove it, visit your profile, the tap the ●●● button and select Delete Post.

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