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Get.Down with Twilio and Box #SXSW 2014, You’re Invited

Every year, startups, DOers, and old friends head to Austin, TX for SXSW. We’re excited to say hi to our wonderful community and friends in…Full Article

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The Tech Behind A Tow: The City Of Boston Reunites Cars With Owners Using Twilio Voice

The instant a car gets towed, the clock starts. For every hour the car and the owner are separated, it costs all parties involved money.…Full Article

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Star Wars Episodes As Community Forums And Other Lessons With Jeff Atwood

Communities are complicated. But, they’re a little easier to understand when StackOverflow, and Discourse.org founder, Jeff Atwood, breaks them down in terms of Star Wars…Full Article

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Burpy Crowd Sources Food Delivery With Twilio SMS

Waiting for your food to arrive while you’re out to dinner is one thing. Waiting for your food to arrive after you’ve already been waiting…Full Article

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Communicate With Confidence: Introducing The Twilio Messaging Quality Dashboard

Businesses all over the world are connecting with customers via text. Whether those messages are going across an ocean or around the corner, quality counts.…Full Article

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Twilio Day In The Life: Channel Sales with Chetan Chaudhary

Chetan Chaudhary started at Twilio when it was about ⅓ of it’s current size, just 70 people. Now a few years later, as Director of…Full Article

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Replacing Your Default Android Dialer with the Bolt App

Phones are getting smarter, so now more than ever it’s easier to binge on House of Cards, send money around the world, or turn all…Full Article

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Reddit Recap: Ask A Developer Evangelist With Rob Spectre

Rob Spectre took to reddit on Thursday to answer questions from the community about what it takes to be a self professed “punk rock technolologist…Full Article

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Scaling For Thousands of Pizza Orders During The Super Bowl With LiveOps Twilio and Web RTC

On Super Bowl Sunday everything is on the line — for pizza franchises. While two teams are busy vying for the coveted NFL championship, pizza…Full Article

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Hit The Slopes: Timmy Crawford Sends Snow Updates via SMS Alerts

When fresh powder calls, you answer. Ski-junkie and developer Timmy Crawford (pictured right) built ConePatrol he and his fellow skiers could get instant alerts when…Full Article

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Sending Securely: SendSafely Uses Twilio Two Factor Authentication To Ship Files

Imagine the file you’re emailing to a friend is a physical package with a few bits of sensitive data inside. You could hire a security…Full Article

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Introducing The Twilio Heroes: Meet The Barn Owls

Back in December, we put out a call to find the first class of Twilio Heroes. We were blown away by the quantity and quality…Full Article

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How To Record Your Podcast Interviews With Twilio

A few years ago, podcasting required a ton of hardware. Now, anyone with a laptop, a cell phone, and a person to interview, can get…Full Article

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How Dan Fowlie Shipped His Marriage Proposal Using Zach Braff, Twilio and Salesforce

So how do you integrate Zach Braff, Salesforce and Twilio together to make your girlfriend your fiancé? Ask Dan Fowlie. The New Zealand based developer…Full Article

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How To Build a Call Center with Parse and Twilio

Back in September, Parse held their inaugural Parse Developer Day, a one day conference focused on empowering developers with new tools to help them deploy…Full Article

Roger Stringer Shows You How To Live Blog With Twilio SMS And Simperium

When you’re at a conference it’s easy to get inspired but hard to find the time to share your thoughts then and there. Going from…Full Article

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Joel Goldman Makes CitiBike Sharing Easier w/ Twilio SMS

Adults aren’t great at sharing. Well, at least not when it comes to bikes. Since New York City launched the CitiBike program last May, commuters…Full Article

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Rezhound Lets You Snag Last Minute Resturant Reservations Via Twilio SMS

Reed Kavner just wanted to eat at NOPA. The problem was actually getting a seat without making reservations weeks in advance. Reed built Rezhound so…Full Article

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CarGurus Dials In Customer Success With Twilio Click-to-Call

Searching for a new car can be a daunting process. CarGurus is making automotive shopping easier by connecting prospective buyers with the best car deals…Full Article

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Phone2Action’s New Platform Helps Fight Against Patent Trolls

No one likes a troll, especially patent trolls. Phone2Action is making it easier for you to report patent trolls to your US Senator via text,…Full Article

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From Push To Pull: ThinkVoice Revamps Their Phone System And Customer Service With Twilio Queue

Think of being on hold as being in a waiting room with no receptionist. You sit and wait. Eventually someone greets you. If you’re lucky,…Full Article

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SMS and MMS Photo Filters with Twilio + Aviary

The following is a guest post by Ari Fuchs, Developer Evangelist at Aviary. There are over 1.1 billion smart phone users in the world and…Full Article

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Homejoy Brings Happy Homes To All With Twilio

A year and a half ago, Homejoy was just a brother and sister team of two trying to figure out a way to bring affordable,…Full Article

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The War On Robocalling: How Aaron Foss Fought Robocalls and Won

Right after Aaron Foss launched his anti-robocalling service, Nomorobo, all hell broke loose — in the best way he could imagine. The launch was a…Full Article

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SmartNotify Simplifies Communication (And Keeps Students Out Of The Cold) with Twilio

Twilio started as “just work” for Gregory Menvielle (pictured right). In 2011, he was an independent developer building communications solutions for clients. Eventually, his freelance…Full Article

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Lose The Keys, Grab The Phone: SmarterKey Unlocks Doors Via Twilio SMS

Let’s say you’re on vacation, renting a house in Italy with some friends. You go to pick up the keys to your house but, instead…Full Article

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Ringing In Festivus: You Light Up Our Festivus Tree, We’ll Donate to The SF Food Bank

Festivus, The Holiday For The Rest Of Us (To Give Back) Via SMS This holiday season, we’re ringing in Festivus by offering you a way…Full Article

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Take Your Seats, Take Out Your Phones: “After The Tone” Brings SMS To The Stage

Before her performance, Cara Rose DeFabio asks her audience to kindly turn on their phones. Texting during the show is strongly encouraged. Audience member’s ringers…Full Article

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Saving The Hackathon: Two Students Build A Twilio Powered Voting System In Minutes at HackMIT

Alex Chen and Jeremy Rubin (pictured right) might have single handedly saved HackMIT. It’s no small task to manage one of the largest student hackathons…Full Article

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IHateIroning Delivers On Demand Dry Cleaning with Twilio SMS

Inspiration strikes anywhere. For IHateIroning Founder, Matthew Connelly inspiration struck while he was on a run in South London. Matt was fed up paying too…Full Article

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Make Your CRM Communicate: How To Build In-Browser Calling With Twilio and Salesforce

When you’re chasing leads, calling customers and managing demos, every minute counts. So how can you make the most of your Salesforce CRM? By making…Full Article

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5 Reasons To Find Twilio at Dreamforce #DF13

Dreamforce is just a few days away and Team Twilio will be on scene throughout the jam-packed week. We’ve got a ton of talks, partner…Full Article

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Preparing For Dreamforce’s Million Dollar Hackathon: Updated Twilio SFDC Libraries

One million dollars. You can almost hear Dr. Evil saying it. But it’s not 1997, and this isn’t a spy comedy. Salesforce is really offering…Full Article

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Alexis Ohanian: Making The World Suck Less With A Book And Twilio SMS

Reddit co-founder, Alexis Ohanian, has one simple goal: make the world suck less. He believes the internet can help anyone and everyone accomplish this goal.…Full Article

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Visualizing Your Customer’s Voice: Rumbler Wins Big At Rails Rumble

Imran, Fahm and Shahriar had to live up to their team’s name. With 48 hours to build an app at Rumble on the Rails, “The…Full Article

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Wheels In Motion: Zagster Unlocks Bike Sharing With Twilio

Riding a bike is simple. Launching a bike sharing company is not. In 2007, Zagster CEO, Timothy Ericson (pictured right) founded a company to make…Full Article

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Logic Monitor Launches New Twilio Usage Monitoring Capabilities

From startups to enterprise giants, businesses face a common problem: there’s so much data, and not enough time to mine it. There’s no time to…Full Article

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Surf’s Up: Get Surfing Forecasts via SMS

At Twilio HQ in San Francisco, “summer” is in full swing. Yes, it’s October. But, our October is everywhere else’s July. And for those Bay…Full Article

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Skipping iPhone Lines Via Text With Twilio SMS

Golden iPhones make people do crazy things. When Apple announced the iPhone 5C, some people stood in line for over a week. Others hired people…Full Article

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TwilioCon 2013 Videos Are Live: Watch Every Talk, Session and Keynote

This year’s TwilioCon covered everything from interstellar space travel, to new Twilio Picture Messaging, to Tim O’Reilly’s take on the future of communication. If you…Full Article

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The DOers of TwilioCon

At this year’s TwilioCon and TwilioCon Europe we recognized a few DOers who are changing lives for the better with communication technologies. Some DOers are…Full Article

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Painless Payments: GoCardless Makes Direct Debit Easy With Twilio

The founders of GoCardless built a college side project into a thriving business. Together, Tom Blomfield, Matt Robinson, and Hiroki Takeuchi built software to help…Full Article

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Thorn Tech Drives Leads for Sprint at NASCAR Using Twilio

Giving out a NASCAR superstar’s personal phone number is simpler than it seems. Just ask Jeff Thorn (pictured right). Jeff and his team at Thorn…Full Article

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Introducing Twilio Fund Europe Winner, OnePageCRM: Breathing Life Into The Customer Database

Last March, we opened up Twilio Fund Europe to help kickstart European companies building their business using Twilio. We were amazed by the amount of…Full Article

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TwilioCon Rewind: Meet The DOers of TwilioCon

TwilioCon is in the books, and it was an incredible couple of days. We’re constantly amazed by what you’re building with Twilio from businesses to…Full Article

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DOer Of The Month: Ross Penman

We profiled Ross Penman as DOer of the Month and featured his developer profile on the front page of the DOer Gallery. If  you’d like…Full Article

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TwilioCon Comes to Europe: Join Us in London, Tickets On Sale Now

Drumroll please… TwilioCon is coming to London! On October 21st, we’re launching the first ever TwilioCon on European soil. We’re bringing all kinds of DOers,…Full Article

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TwilioCon Day 2 Recap: Messages For Good and The Rise Of Software People

Jeff Lawson, Ethan Kurzweil and Josh Stein closed the final day of TwilioCon pointing to the rise of Software People. “There’s a developer renaissance going…Full Article

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Tim O’Reilly and Mitch Kapor Keynote Recap: Building For Good

Software People are building amazing things. Today’s TwilioCon Keynotes from Tim O’Reilly and Mitch Kapor focused on how to leverage software to spark global change.…Full Article

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TwilioCon Day 1 Recap: Here’s To The Software People

Day 1 of TwilioCon is in the books, and what a day it was. We heard new product announcements, keynotes from Jeff Pulver and Mae…Full Article