Stay Connected at Lollapalooza This Year With Bandcast

This post features Elenor Collings of Bandcast, and is part of our Twilio Customer Highlights series.  Have you built an application using Twilio that you’d like to see featured on our blog?  Drop a note to, we’d love to hear from you. Bandcast is a mobile web application that uses Twilio to help you organize and connect with your friends at the iconic music festival Lollapalooza,… Read More

Announcing Twilio SMS Short Codes

We’re happy to announce the launch of our newest product, Twilio SMS Short Codes, which has been in private beta for the past few months and is now available to everyone.  The service enables software developers to build applications that send and receive text messages using dedicated 5 and 6-digit numbers, and is the easiest way to get a short code and send SMS at volume. Sending… Read More

Announcing the 1st Twilio Conference – Sept. 21st & 22nd

Ready to hang out with the makers, doers, movers, and shakers in the Twilio community? Join us September 21st and 22nd, 2011 at the Bently Reserve here in San Francisco for the first ever Twilio Conference.  The event features deep technical talks, demos from Twilio-powered companies, on-stage finalist presentations and judging for the next batch of Twilio Fund recipients, updates on Twilio products and roadmap, and… Read More

Twilio Now Accepts Credit Cards in 21 Countries

Have you wanted to use Twilio, but couldn’t because you don’t have a billing address in the United States or Canada?  Twilio already accepted credit cards in the United States and Canada, but we know you want to build powerful communications solutions all over the world – and we want to be right there with you to help make that happen, which is why we’ve added… Read More

Predictive Dialing on Demand with Impact Dialing

Impact Dialing is a pay-as-you-go on-demand auto dialer built on Twilio. Their software is used by call centers, pollsters, and political campaigns to improve the efficiency of their outbound calling operations and to send out pre-recorded messages.  Customers can pay-per-agent or pay-per-minute. As reported by Venture Beat a few weeks ago, Impact Dialing recently raised funding to further the development of their service.  VentureBeat reports: “As… Read More

Canappi Helps Developers Build Converged Mobile Apps

Two weeks ago, Canappi launched the 1.0 version of their mobile app development platform, and they’re rolling out connections to leading APIs. We’re honored to announce that Twilio has been selected as the first among these API connections to be integrated into the platform. Canappi for Twilio Developers – Voice & SMS in 20 Minutes Using the Canappi Twilio API connector, developers can build iPhone applications… Read More

Search Quora Questions with SMS

About a month ago, Shreyes Seshasai from the popular online question and answer service Quora announced (on Quora, of course) that they are now supporting the ability for users to search questions via SMS.  To use Quora’s SMS-enabled service, simply go to the Quora Settings page and register your phone number. We’ll send you an introductory message, and you can reply to that phone number to use Quora…. Read More Launches at TechCrunch Disrupt

Twilio has set up a temporary office in New York City for TechCrunch Disrupt this weekend, and for the rest of the week.  We’re excited to see what people have been building with our API, and we’ll be featuring all the Twilio-powered apps we can find while we’re here.  If you’re at Disrupt and use Twilio in your company, please drop a note to… Read More