Posts Tagged ‘Twitter SMS’


Screenshot WE are big fans of Twitter at ArabCrunch.NET that is one of the reasons that we enabled users to login to ArabCrunch.NET via their Twitter account. We've been using it since may day one of its launch. Twitter keep advancing and adding features, and just now it released new social context features as Sean Garrett describes them. The new feature...
Screenshot If some of us think SMS is dead in the US, Twitter do not. The social media startup just announced launching Fast Follow SMS feature, which allows anyone in the US to receive Tweets on their mobile phones even if they have not signed up for Twitter. For example juts type follow ArabCrunch to 40404 in the US and now you start receiving Tweets from ...
Screenshot Updated: below. In August 2008 Twitter shut down SMS for the most of the world to save the hefty SMS cost, we  exclusively   reported back August 2009 back that Twitter is in talks with one of the largest mobile operators in the Arab world Zain to enable 2 way SMS in the Arab countries it has operations in. Now that post seems to news h...
Screenshot [caption id="attachment_170" align="alignright" width="210" caption="Twitter logo"][/caption] Update: (Sorry guys there was miss understanding, It is a source/s inside and outside Zain who confirmed that Zain is in talks with Twitter for SMS notifications deal across their branches in the region. As for Zain PR they wrote on an email, that SMS c...
Screenshot TweetSMS has been launched today after around a week of internal testing, the launch was scheduled yesterday, but apparently they had some hiccups which lead to delaying the launch to today. As reported by ArabCrunch last week, TweetSMS enables Twitter’s users who no longer can get SMS notifications from Twitter in countries outside USA, C...
Screenshot UPDATES Look at the end of this post. I wrote few hours a post about Twitter ending its UK SMS receiving service thus blocking most of the world. On Twitter every one not in USA, Canada, and India is complaining Few minutes after publishing my last post I was followed by TweetSMS which aims to solve the SMS problem for Twitter, and bring ba...
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