The Drama of Data: Whirligig Productions Builds An Interactive Theater With Node.js, Drones, and Twilio SMS

Nothing spells drama like actors and audience both vying for power from a Greek oracle. Deus Ex Machina, isn’t your typical theatrical production. Robert Matney,…Full Article


HealthySMS Rethinks Mental Health Treatment With Real Time Mood Updates Via Text

Technology is fundamentally changing the world, and not just the consumer world. There are headlines every day announcing there’s a new Uber for this, a…Full Article

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Twilio Client Android Update Completes Automated Low Latency Routing Availability Across All Twilio Client Platforms

Today, we’re happy to announce that v1.2 of our Twilio Client Android SDK is now available to all. This release brings our Global Low Latency…Full Article

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TalkLocal Automates Your Search For Local Vendors Using Twilio

Oh the joys of automating nagging tasks. For example: That pipe is leaking. You have to find a plumber, you’ve known this for a while.…Full Article

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Abine Puts Privacy Back In Your Hands With Twilio SMS and Voice

Buying a new pair of jeans should be simple. Bring them to the cash register, pay, and leave. When you hand the person behind the…Full Article


Introducing Personalized Support

At Twilio, we care a great deal about your success. It’s ingrained in our culture from day one, where every new-hire, regardless of title, works…Full Article

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DriveNow Uses Twilio To Connect To Customers and Revolutionize Car Sharing

Learn more about Twilio’s local German numbers here Running errands is much more fun in a BMW. DriveNow is revolutionizing car-sharing by offering customers the…Full Article


Ahoy Deutschland: Introducing New Local Numbers In Germany

“Global reach. Local experience.” It’s a standard we hold ourselves to, so that your calls and messages to customers around the world deliver a familiar…Full Article


The Prime Minister of Estonia Visits Twilio HQ to Roll Out E-Residency Program

Today, the Prime Minister of Estonia, Taavi Rõivas, made the 5,500 mile trek from Estonia to visit Twilio HQ. While Estonia might seem like a…Full Article

Introducing Secondary Auth Tokens: Get A Backup Auth Token With Zero Downtime

We take data privacy seriously at Twilio. Keeping your data confidential means investing in the integrity of our internal systems and giving you a cloud…Full Article

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Forest Fires, Fax Machines and 40 Billion Dollars: WRI Stomps Out Illegal Forest Fires with Twilio, NASA, and Blue Raster

Forest fires are burning in Singapore and Indonesia. Here in San Francisco, news about the fires is contained to climate change blogs and a few…Full Article

Introducing Mexico Mobile Numbers and a New Addresses API

Using Twilio, you can already make calls and send messages anywhere in the world, as well as buy local phone numbers in nearly 50 countries.…Full Article


Submit Expense Reports With One Message: Use Twilio MMS and Concur API To Make Expense Reports A Breeze

When you’re traveling on business, you’re focusing on being ready for that customer meeting, and doing work from the road. Stashing receipts for expense reports…Full Article

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Bringing Home Cooking To The Neighborhood: Josephine Delivers Locally Prepared Food With Twilio SMS

Josphine believes in the power of food. A new dish can bring new friends together, strengthen communities, teach kids about entrepreneurship, and at its core –…Full Article

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Want To Know The Power Of A Text? Ask A Magician

Doug McKenzie makes old magic tricks new again with a few lines of code, and a few decades of practice. At AWS re:Invent, Doug showed…Full Article


VictorOps Launches Their Transmogrifier, Making Being OnCall Easier For Developers With Twilio

With great power comes great responsibility. No one knows this better than on-call developers. VictorOps sees developers as so powerful, that they produced a comic…Full Article


Twilio At SAP’s TechEd && d-code Conference: Pairing Communication With Customer Experience In The Enterprise

SAP powers enterprise communications, financial data, business apps and a whole lot more, all over the world for all different types of companies. For the…Full Article


Nordstrom Uses Twilio MMS To Increase Store Sales, Reach Customers Directly

With one click online shopping everywhere, it’s tempting to stay inside, and make the gamble that a size Medium will fit just fine. The employees…Full Article


Find Team Twilio At Apps World Europe

Apps World Europe is just around the corner. We’ll be on scene hosting talks, panels, podcasts and meeting friendly new faces. This year’s conference focuses…Full Article


Peace Corps Ships Medicine To Volunteers Faster With Medlink, Powered By Twilio SMS

The Peace Corps takes President John F Kennedy’s challenge, “dare to be great” seriously. The challenge does not come with any qualifications like “dare to…Full Article


Twilio Value Equation: Innovation. Ease of Use. Lower Price

Each and everyday, we look for opportunities to add value to our platform and make it easier for you to deploy apps using Twilio. Sometimes…Full Article


A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Seconds: Lassy Project Keeps Children Safe With Twilio MMS

When a child goes missing, every second counts. So does every word. In high pressure situations like the moments after a child goes missing, communication…Full Article

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Smart Phone, Dumb Battery: Lukly Lets You Access iCloud Contacts via SMS

We fear the 1% battery. We fear leaving our phone at home. The days of remembering your friends’ numbers is over. We’re in the world…Full Article


LOOP Brings Beijing The Soundtrack of Their Commute via Twilio

What does your bus ride sound like? Not the playlist you listen to on your bus ride, but the actual bus ride. LOOP Beijing asked…Full Article


Recruitment Genius and Endjin Help Recruiters Land Candidates Using Twilio, Microsoft Azure and New Relic

Recruiters sort through thousands of job applications in search of the right candidate. When one recruiter receives 7,000 applications for one open position, the prospect…Full Article

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One Text Away From Glory: Fantasy Football Nerd Delivers Injury Updates Via Twilio SMS

Fantasy Football can be a cruel and fickle beast. At times it heightens the average fan’s experience watching games. The next game day, it brings…Full Article


From Phone To Print: Collage.com Gives Their Users A Direct Way To Make Beautiful Photo Gifts via Twilio MMS

The days of leather bound photo albums are all but gone. Now, people house their prized photos on hard drives, in iPhoto and online. Collage.com…Full Article


Data and Dining: Accela Unlocks Government Data Using Yelp API, Open Data and Twilio SMS

You can check how many stars your favorite restaurant has on Yelp easily. But stars might not tell the whole story of that restaurant’s health…Full Article


DigitalOcean Communicates Clearly With Twilio SMS

The following is a guest post by DigitalOcean At DigitalOcean, we communicate with our customers and staff in numerous ways. One of the most important…Full Article


SpareFoot Scales For Success With NewVoiceMedia and Twilio

SpareFoot knows how to multitask. This past April, they served a record number of users looking for storage facilities, matching them with the right price…Full Article


#Dreamforce14: Where To Find Twilio & Our Partners

It’s that time of year again. Dreamforce is approaching fast and we’re gearing up with our partners for an epic week of talks, tutorials, panels…Full Article

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How To Create GIF Polls With Wedgies and Twilio MMS

Wedgies delivers polls wherever you need them. That could mean a scoreboard poll at the NCAA finals, a reader poll on USAToday.com, or a nice…Full Article

Oracle Open Wold Recap: Delivering Customer Experience (and Mustaches)

Software devs, Twilio partners, and even Macklemore came from all over to take part in Oracle OpenWorld last week. We had a blast meeting new…Full Article


iCracked Rides The iPhone 6 Wave with Twilio MMS

Nothing gets an instant reaction from an iPhone owner like a cracked screen. They want their phone fixed, but don’t want to wait three days…Full Article


Find Twilio At Oracle Open World

Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne are coming to San Francisco September 28th – October 2nd, bringing leading software companies together for four days. Twilio partners BlueLeap,…Full Article


Building a Burning Man Ticket Notifier with Twilio SMS

Tickets to Burning Man sell out months and months before droves of people board converted school busses, load bikes onto the backs of cars and…Full Article

PicShareParty Makes Photo Sharing Easier and More Private with Twilio

People are okay with all 1,000 of their Facebook friends seeing carefully composed pictures of their morning latte. But pictures of weddings, baby showers, and…Full Article


The Future of Coding In Kids’ Hands: Code.org Launches Code Studio to Educate, Inspire

If you peeked into one of the 4th grade computer classrooms at the KIPP: Empower Academy you would see a room full of kids spending…Full Article


Shower With Friends Fights The Drought, Wins TCDisrupt Using Twilio and The Internet of Things

The California drought is dire, currently affecting 37,253,959 people. Governments, scientists, cities and towns are all working tirelessly to save water. This past weekend a…Full Article


Roll Call! Roger Stringer Shows You How to Take a Headcount During A Twilio Conference Call

In an ideal world, the start of every conference call would be seamless. Everyone is on the line and everyone knows who is on the…Full Article


Fancy Hands Saves Summer One Errand At A Time With Twilio

Summer presents a classic problem of supply versus demand. There are only so many days to lay out in the park, get lost in the…Full Article


Aziz Ansari Outsmarts Ticket Trolls and Connects With Fans via Twilio SMS

Aziz Ansari had a “problem” most comedians would dream of: he sells out shows too fast. Madison Square Garden and Mandalay Bay sell out hours,…Full Article


16 Year Old Isaac Moldofsky Builds Reddit Parser with Twilio SMS

Isaac Moldofsky is a teenager who beat the odds. He is 16. He is on summer break. He has unfettered access to reddit. Typically, this…Full Article


Splunk Dials In Data With Twilio: Using Call and SMS Tracking To Measure Success

“Time kills all deals.” We’ve all heard the expression. It’s folksy. It’s colloquial. But, it’s not quite actionable. How do you correct your time-wasting mistakes…Full Article


Front Makes SMS Collaborative With Twilio

We think of text messages like letters being sent to personal mailboxes. Only the phone owner has a key to that mailbox. This is great…Full Article


ZeroPercent Uses Communication Tech to Connect Restaurants with Nonprofits Feeding the Hungry

ZeroPercent is part of the Twilio.org program, committed to supporting nonprofit and social good organizations using communications technologies. Learn more about how your nonprofit can…Full Article


Taking Customer Service Mobile: OneReach’s Survey Shows Customers Prefer SMS

We’re in the age of on-demand. Everything from hailing a cab, to booking a hotel, and making restaurant reservations is a click of a button…Full Article

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Zidisha Helps Flatten Financial Barriers In Developing Countries With Twilio SMS

Zidisha is part of the Twilio.org program, committed to supporting nonprofit and social good organizations using communications technologies. Learn more about how your nonprofit can…Full Article


Fighting Urban Poverty One Text at a Time: HandUp Empowers Homeless

Rose Broome was walking home on a cold night in San Francisco when she saw a homeless woman sleeping on the sidewalk. She felt compelled…Full Article


Radish Streamlines Customer Support Calls with ChoiceView, Visual IVR

Sitting on hold while trying to contact customer support is tedious and time consuming. But, navigating through a never-ending phone tree of options can be…Full Article