Okay, many people don't realize that you don't even need a Twitter app on your iPhone to post and receive Twitter updates. Also, when someone updates their status, you get a notification instantly without needing push or background processes. Check this out: 1. Go to Twitter.com and log in from a computer. Click Settings 3.
Click Devices 4. Type in your iPhone phone number 5. Text the code they give you to 40404 6. Click the little phone icon next to the people you want to receive updates from That's it! You will now receive Twitter updates through the SMS app on your iPhone! The updates are just about as instant as you can get. I tested it with my brother and as soon as he posted something, I got the text message.
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Also, if you text anything to 40404, it will update your status too! To make things look better, I just added 40404 to my contacts and named it 'Twitter'. Now when I'm in SMS and I'm talking to people, I figure I can update Twitter without having to leave the SMS app. If you leave the 40404 conversation open, you can view the message history just like any other conversation. I find this convenient because I wouldn't want every update to come from a different number (like AIM has the tendency to do). Anyway, thanks for reading! If you wanna follow me on Twitter, my name is.
Click to expand.Yes, I forgot to specify that standard SMS rates apply. I don't have very many people to follow (7 people), so I don't get updates that often so it works nicely for me. Especially since I'm on 2.2.1 where there are no push apps. However, it wasn't until a couple of days ago that ever heard of doing this with Twitter and I didn't really see it mentioned, until I accidentally stumbled onto it on some random iPhone blog site or something. Yeah, I have unlimited text messaging so I don't care how many texts I get. Maybe if I get enough, I can stick-it to AT&T so to speak.
Coming on the heels of recent high-profile breaches, Twitter has stepped up security with what it calls ',' a form of two-factor authentication that, when activated, requires users enter a special PIN along with their normal password to login. Users can find the option on Twitter's Web client under 'Account security' in the Settings menu. After ticking the box next to 'Require a verification code when I sign in' and attaching a phone number to their account, users will be sent a six-digit code via SMS each time they sign in to Twitter.com. Much like Google's two-step security implementation, third-party apps tied to an account will continue to work without any special settings adjustments. However, once logged out of an app, a user must visit the Applications page on Twitter.com to retrieve a temporary password that will reauthorize said app. With its new security feature, Twitter is attempting to add another layer of protection against nefarious hackers who have recently gained access to a number of prominent accounts. In one case, the Associated Press' account was cracked, with a message posted saying the White House had been bombed.
Stock markets saw an instant downturn because of the erroneous tweet before ultimately stabilizing. Also launched on Wednesday was first-party OS X app, which brings integration with the desktop version of Notification Center. From the release notes: Notification Center integration: receive notifications when someone mentions you or when you receive a Direct Message.
You can configure this from the app's Preferences window. This update also includes the following changes:. Fix for Growl notifications not working in Lion and Mountain Lion. Fix for bug that prevented un-favoriting tweets. Fix for missing account switcher in composer. Fix for error message when posting a tweet with a pasted image.
Fix for enlarged avatar when dragging a tweet into an email. Fixes for crashes and various other bugs Twitter for Mac comes in at 4.8MB and is from the Mac App Store.