Teaming up with KDDI Web Communications to Bring Twilio to Japan

Following the launch of Twilio Voice-enabled phone numbers in Japan,  we’re excited to announce today an exclusive partnership with KDDI Web Communications (KWC) in Japan. It’s an honor to work alongside such an incredible telecommunications company, as we further extend the Twilio platform to developers in Japan. Developers will have full access to the Twilio API with all the same features and capabilities in Voice, SMS and… Read More

Rutgers Students Hack Together at HackRU

This is a guest post written by Jonathan Maltz. Jonathan is a junior at Rutgers University majoring in Computer Science. When he’s not doing his best to see all 50 states, you can find him travelling to hackathons up and down the east coast with the Rutgers hackathon crew. If you’re familiar with the east-coast student hackathon scene, you probably know about the two  biggest events… Read More

Authy Delivers Two-Factor Authentication Security in Minutes With Twilio SMS

Daniel Palacio decided to found Authy in the spring of 2011 following an onslaught of headline-making password breaches. “People’s accounts were compromised, their e-mails and photos stolen, their social profiles spammed, and their bank accounts drained,” he recalled. As a member of Microsoft’s Windows security team, Palacio knew that the risk of account takeovers was much higher than it needed to be. One simple way to… Read More

London Calling: Roadshow Reverie, Web Summit Recap, and Looking Forward to November


Winding Down The Roadshow We covered 17 events in 7 cities, and met more than 10,000 DOers during our 6 week European roadshow. But all good things must come to an end, and the roadshow is coming a close as we move into November. We worked with Facebook to support three of their World Hack events in London, Warsaw and Barcelona. You can check out pictures… Read More

Uber and Redbeacon Deliver Great Customer Experiences With Twilio

Our customers are building incredible products and they know what’s important to their users – delivering an awesome experience. Both Uber and Redbeacon put major effort and focus into their products’ customer experience and this year at TwilioCon we captured their stories on camera. Redbeacon uses Twilio Client and SMS to match consumers and homeowners with professionals in plumbing, house cleaning, and electrical engineering. Uber delivers… Read More

Premium Support for 24/7 Help From Twilio


All customers are different, and so are their support needs. Last week, we announced three new paid Premium Support plans for those customers who need guaranteed response times, phone support and 24×7 emergency response. So what does Premium Support mean anyways? It means we have a support plan built just for you. You can easily choose and buy a plan without having to talk to sales…. Read More

Join The FTC in their Fight Against Evil Robots

We take our role as a network provider seriously, and heavily invest in how we protect our customers from unsolicited calls and messaging. Keeping our developer ecosystem free of spam is essential so you can continue building with confidence. You can always read our Terms of Service and Best Practices Guidelines to learn more. We’re putting a call out to you to step up to this… Read More

Sessions Keeps Your Workouts Honest w/ Twilio SMS

Sure, working out is hard. For me, getting to the gym is even harder. I have to pack my gym bag the night before, set multiple alarms to get up in time to get to the gym before work, and prepare a counter-argument for the moment when I tell myself “you could definitely work out tomorrow.” This elaborate process is simplified when you have a coach… Read More

Lyft Delivers Safe Rides and Easy Communication with Twilio API

Creating Lyft was a natural evolution for Zimride, a ride-sharing company that uses social networking to connect passengers with like-minded drivers for road trips. Lyft, currently available in San Francisco, operates by the motto “your friend with a car” and offers a community alternative to urban transportation. Safety is a top priority for Lyft, and all community drivers must pass DMV and criminal background checks, as… Read More