Twitter Updates : Making Twitter A Better Place

Think before you post.

On twitter, most often users are using the website abusively. In fact, most of the people say that twitter can be a place of TMI or too much information.  Most people can’t stand the thought of reading post about what people are reading, watching or eating. This type of people is not worthy to follow. Twitter is not about posting all your activities, which are less significant. Before you post, think twice, is it valuable enough? If not never mind. Do not let people upset because if you do it will be hard for you to get followers on twitter. It is very important to maintain a good image online, especially when you are aiming for a higher goal. Be watchful with your actions as well as your words.

Sending photos through SMS

The original concept of twitter is simply a platform that allows individual to send a text message to a group of people. Twttr is the project name for twitter it was based on the five-character length of American SMS short codes.

As time pass by, in 2006 twitter became a full-pledged social platform. It is now considered as the fastest-growing network, in fact, just recently twitter proudly announced that their registered users reach 100 million already. In spite of their great achievement, twitter remains true to its roots in which it continues to support text messaging. Messaging using twitter is very popular in countries where the internet is less available. This twitter thing is a pretty much good, study shows that there are nearly 4 billion SMS messages are sent and received via twitter.

According to their official blog, it is now possible for twitter users to send photos on Twitter using SMS. Want to know? Here’s how.

1. Enter the text of your tweet on a normal basis

2. Attach the photo you want to send.

3. Send this to twitter

Messages are sent to twitter through codes, depending on the country. This feature is not yet available to all mobile carriers. It is only available to:

AT&T, Verizon Wireless and Cellular South In the US, Vodafone, O2 and Orange in the UK; Vodafone in Italy; Rogers Communications in Canada; VIVA Bahrain; and TIM Brazil

Where to find a resource when you meet an outage on Twitter?

Most people are encountering interruption in service on twitter and get panic right away. Now, you don’t have to worry anymore. The most advisable thing to do when you experience an outage on twitter is to go to Twitter Status Blog. In this place, you will find lots of major issues about twitter. You don’t have to go to other social networks just to confirm what’s going on or look for people who experience an interruption.

Another resource you can do to help you whenever you encounter problems on twitter is to check the Twitter’s API Status. This resource is designed for developers, but it is also useful to regular users like us.

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