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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #100 on: April 26, 2020, 01:32:04 AM »
Takes my edited screenshot and still no credit  ::)
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #101 on: April 26, 2020, 01:33:37 AM »
Takes my edited screenshot and still no credit  ::)
Cut the guy some slack. He probably just lost 75 percent of his followers.
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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #102 on: April 26, 2020, 01:34:47 AM »
NAFAIK
Maybe this?
https://www.mailpoet.com/blog/send-post-notification-emails-immediately/

Free up to 1,000 subscribers.

Would be $125/month for 15-25k subscribers though.
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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #103 on: April 26, 2020, 01:37:39 AM »
I'm really tired so not on top of my game. I wrote up a quick petition, and I'll leave it here for a few minutes so DDFers can tweak it before I launch it. Please give your input or corrections:

Twitter: Bring Back SMS Notifications!

For nearly 15 years, Twitter has been at the helm of the social media world, serving as a driving force in keeping people around the world connected and informed. Led by CEO Jack Dorsey, the platform gave people of every demographic and in every community the tools they needed to utilize the technological masterpiece Twitter had grown to be.

Last week, Twitter removed the option for users to receive tweets via SMS text messages. Twitter via SMS has been a vital tool for thousands of users with no internet access to be able to tap into Twitter-sphere, often serving as their sole connection to the wealth of information shared on Twitter. Removing the option for users to get tweets via text messaging will cut certain demographics and communities out of the Twitter experience.

I am a member of the Orthodox Jewish community. Many members of my community do not own smartphones or have internet access, and they rely heavily on Twitter's SMS notifications to keep them connected and informed. Please restore the SMS notification capability and give them access once again to the wonderful world of Twitter.
Any comments? Should I launch this petition or should I save my breath?
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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #104 on: April 26, 2020, 01:39:30 AM »
Maybe this?
https://www.mailpoet.com/blog/send-post-notification-emails-immediately/

Free up to 1,000 subscribers.

Would be $125/month for 15-25k subscribers though.

my guess is that dansdeals has a mailer already in place.

what about https://wordpress.org/plugins/bnfw/

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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #105 on: April 26, 2020, 01:40:37 AM »
my guess is that dansdeals has a mailer already in place.
Only a daily digest though. Q is if any of the many choices are instant. I used mailpoet years ago and it worked well but I don't remember if there was a delay in the emails.
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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #106 on: April 26, 2020, 01:41:43 AM »
Takes my edited screenshot and still no credit  ::)
U can kindly ask him to revise, or report...

Dont know why people care giving credit when due.

It's also a basics in Halacha/Midos.

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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #107 on: April 26, 2020, 01:42:54 AM »
Any comments? Should I launch this petition or should I save my breath?
Can't hurt.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #108 on: April 26, 2020, 01:43:35 AM »
U can kindly ask him to revise, or report...

Dont know why people care giving credit when due.

It's also a basics in Halacha/Midos.
You can ask him to do that, @KSMH . @Dan is too classy to stand up for his credit and talk to n00bs the non-DDFers  ;)
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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #109 on: April 26, 2020, 01:43:56 AM »
U can kindly ask him to revise, or report...

Dont know why people care giving credit when due.

It's also a basics in Halacha/Midos.
What he really should do is link to ddms
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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #110 on: April 26, 2020, 01:52:18 AM »
Petition launched (with slight tweaks). It needs 5 signatures before it will be searchable. Help out by signing!

http://chng.it/PXLddw595z
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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #111 on: April 26, 2020, 01:55:19 AM »
Make an account with IFTTT, and create a recipe (I think now they call them applets?) like this:



actually just made on IFTTT, an RSS to group me


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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #112 on: April 26, 2020, 01:57:33 AM »
Nice! I guess the rss link changed in the last 8 or so years :)
Though the old one still seems to work.
The problem with groupme is that the messages are often delayed, sometimes even hours late.

A better solution might be rss to email, and then have gmail forward the email from your gv # to your cell # (you can get the number for this by going to voice.google.com and sending a message to your phone, and then replying. You'll see the 'email address' it creates for you to send messages to your cell #).
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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #113 on: April 26, 2020, 01:59:19 AM »
Nice! I guess the rss link changed in the last 8 or so years :)
Though the old one still seems to work.
The problem with groupme is that the messages are often delayed, sometimes even hours late.

yes i said it before.. but i think this is the best and cheapest option..


here is the thing tho, via the group me API i was getting a sms, not sure if via IFTTT i will be getting

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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #114 on: April 26, 2020, 02:10:28 AM »
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #115 on: April 26, 2020, 02:30:37 AM »
What about dansdeals should get an email server and send emails for each post? & It will also have the option to send as text for example 3479999999@vtext.com?

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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #116 on: April 26, 2020, 02:36:09 AM »
What about dansdeals should get an email server and send emails for each post? & It will also have the option to send as text for example 3479999999@vtext.com?
Sounds good. If it can add you to the list automatically.
Problem now is, all followers need to get notified, and can't be notified by SMS.
If Twitter wouldv'e given any notice, that would've been much easier.

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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #117 on: April 26, 2020, 02:38:25 AM »
Takes my edited screenshot and still no credit  ::)
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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #118 on: April 26, 2020, 02:38:35 AM »
Sounds good. If it can add you to the list automatically.
Problem now is, all followers need to get notified, and can't be notified by SMS.
If Twitter wouldv'e given any notice, that would've been much easier.
true but sooner or later they will make it on to ddms and the word will get out

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Re: Twitter text messages not working
« Reply #119 on: April 26, 2020, 02:51:48 AM »
Hi everyone  :)
For “kosher” smartphone users: I don’t want to encourage anyone to download the Twitter app, but here’s an idea I had:
Sign up for another account and download the app. Follow whatever accounts you’d like to receive notifications from and allow push notifications. Then have someone else change the password (or do half the password and your spouse half) so you can’t access the actual app but you’ll continue to receive the notifications.
Anyone see a flaw with that plan?