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Re: Receive tweets or sms only on travel deals
« Reply #15 on: January 28, 2018, 11:06:18 AM »
I made a whatsapp group for informative posts only. Any time there's a tweet that's not something for sale, it gets posted to the group.

Only a few people are signed up for Twitter notifications. And they're the ones who post to the group.

If there would be a Twitter for just those posts, it would be awesome.
As I said, there would be a need for at least a dozen Twitter accounts to satisfy everyone.
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Re: Receive tweets or sms only on travel deals
« Reply #16 on: January 28, 2018, 11:11:52 AM »
You don't really need separate accounts, just using a keyword like travel/deal in the tweet that automation services like ifttt can parse and depending on keyword forward the tweet as a text or not.

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Re: Receive tweets or sms only on travel deals
« Reply #17 on: January 28, 2018, 11:16:57 AM »
As I said, there would be a need for at least a dozen Twitter accounts to satisfy everyone.
You did not need to satisfy everyone and to try would be futile. You can satisfy a large group of ddfers by separating travel deals.
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Re: Receive tweets or sms only on travel deals
« Reply #18 on: January 28, 2018, 11:23:00 AM »
You don't really need separate accounts, just using a keyword like travel/deal in the tweet that automation services like ifttt can parse and depending on keyword forward the tweet as a text or not.
Can't you do that now with keywords like Israel?
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Re: Receive tweets or sms only on travel deals
« Reply #19 on: January 28, 2018, 11:25:13 AM »
Can't you do that now with keywords like Israel?
”Israel car rental specials” “Win a free trip to Israel” “Israel phone specials” :)

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Re: Receive tweets or sms only on travel deals
« Reply #20 on: January 28, 2018, 11:26:37 AM »
Can't you do that now with keywords like Israel?
I could, and it would work most of the time, only that one time I'll miss a glitch that gets me to Hawaii for 4 points because ifttt didn't pick up one of my arbitrary keywords.

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Re: Receive tweets or sms only on travel deals
« Reply #21 on: January 28, 2018, 11:36:38 AM »
As I said, there would be a need for at least a dozen Twitter accounts to satisfy everyone.
Not really.

Any post that is not a "deal", gets posted.

Even your random personal posts get posted as a lo plug.
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Re: Receive tweets or sms only on travel deals
« Reply #22 on: January 28, 2018, 11:38:24 AM »
As I said, there would be a need for at least a dozen Twitter accounts to satisfy everyone.
Maybe a poll on DDMS could show you which options people would want, then you'll know if it's feasible to satisfy a percentage that would make it worthwhile.
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Re: Receive tweets or sms only on travel deals
« Reply #23 on: January 28, 2018, 11:38:32 AM »
While you're at it, can you make a specific notification that filters or flight deals that are more than 5 hours in coach? ;D
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Re: Receive tweets or sms only on travel deals
« Reply #24 on: January 28, 2018, 11:49:40 AM »
While you're at it, can you make a specific notification that filters or flight deals that are more than 5 hours in coach? ;D
Or 1 specific for oral B toothbrushes.

But seriously, While there are definitely many ppl that only want notifications about travel deals I wonder if creating a travel deals Twitter account won't lower web traffic for DDMS.