Fresno Unified School District Combines Report Cards, Attendance Sheets and More Into A Text

If you throw a tangled bit of prose at Fresno Unified School District’s teachers, they’ll grab it and unpack it into a digestible lesson for…Full Article


Introducing Lookup: Fight Fraud, Improve Deliverability, and Use Local-Friendly Number Formats

The more you know about your customer, the better you can serve them.  But what happens when all you know about them is a phone…Full Article


CMT Brings Thousands To The Party: Using Twilio To Connect Fans With The Cast of Party Down South

When season three of Party Down South premiered on CMT, it ranked among the top five programs in its time slot with millennials and ranked…Full Article


The Career Common Thread: Leah Culver Invests In Her Passion For Open Source

After founding Pownce, Convore, and building Grove.io, Leah Culver learned a few things. The first: you are the best alpha and beta tester of your…Full Article


Harper Reed And The Choice To Program: “I Was Never Going To Not Program”

In October of 2013, hundreds of thousands of Americans ran into a brick wall. Healthcare.gov was broken, spitting back errors for 30% of Americans trying…Full Article


Give Your Phone Number To A Car Salesmen: How A Lesson In Trust and Technology Led To CarCodeSMS’ Success

Nick, Steve and Prabode had their business plan laid out, their go-to-market strategy was locked and loaded. They just needed to do one thing for…Full Article


Connecting Cisco Gateways To Twilio Elastic SIP Trunking

There’s a common phrase you’ll hear from big telecom vendors when you’re trying to get phone connectivity in your office: “your estimate is 90 days.”…Full Article

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MSF/ Doctors Without Borders Use Twilio SMS To Help Fight HIV, Tuberculosis In Zimbabwe

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) / Doctors Without Borders are part of Twilio.org program, committed to supporting non-profit and social good organizations using communication technologies. Learn…Full Article


How Passive Aggressive Texts From A French Bulldog Can Help Nonprofits: All Good Text Delivers Critical Data via SMS

There’s an empty feeling you get in your stomach when you open your analytics dashboard and see lines plummeting downward. Your sign ups are down,…Full Article


Find Twilio at Enterprise Connect

We’ll be on scene at Enterprise Connect from March 16th – 19th. Here’s where to find your friendly neighborhood Twilion. Twilio Talks EC Summit: Life…Full Article

Don’t Make Me Ask: Automating Routine Tasks with Twilio Alerts and Notifications

Your car is arriving. Your table is ready. Your payment is due. Alerts and notifications are a simple form of communication that can provide profound…Full Article


Ben Gerber Picks Twilio SMS To Power His University of Illinois Research

Dr. Ben Gerber’s typical tools of the trade are not brackets, commas and variable functions like a majority of Twilio users. He’s an internist, and…Full Article

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Meet Signal Speakers: From Coding In The Newsroom, To Making You Sure Can Stream House of Cards

This year’s Signal Conference brings together the people who are building the future of communications. You might be surprised how familiar you already are with…Full Article


Making The Most Out Of Each Pixel: Reach More of Your Target Audience with MMS Converter

A picture is worth a thousand words, and Twilio customers are making the most out of each pixel they send using Twilio MMS. Customers use…Full Article


Find Team Twilio at LeadsCon West

The big event is back. We’re headed to LeadsCon West with our fellow Twilio Partners Voicebase, CallerReady, WhitePagesPro and Datalot. LeadsCon focuses on the leading…Full Article


Building With Authy And Twilio: Keeping Conversations Open And Security Gaps Closed

Communication at its core is just a conversation between two parties. We love good conversation, and we want to make as easy as possible for…Full Article


Transcripts, Search, and Keyword Spotting With Twilio And VoiceBase

Here’s a little exercise. When you get off of an important call, try to remember the last thing you said. Your words have a funny…Full Article

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They Might Be Giants Take The Stage At Signal’s After Party

Bands are like startups. When you first start out, you’re flying by the seat of your pants into the unknown with nothing but drive, and…Full Article

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Catch Doug McKenzie Making Magic From Code At Signal

Some people say that you can create magic with code. That’s might be true, but it probably wouldn’t look like the magic Doug McKenzie makes.…Full Article

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The Red Cross Streamlines Dispatch With Twilio.org

Most disasters the American Red Cross encounters are house fires that require a network of volunteers to be immediately dispatched during an emergency. They provide…Full Article


Where’s My Stuff?: Package Zen Makes Delivery Tracking Simple With Twilio MMS

We’ve all been there. That super important thing was delivered to us – at work or at home – and disappeared into thin air. There…Full Article

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Introducing Signal Speakers, Early Bird Registration Extended

Take a close look at Signal’s Early Bird ticket deadline. Poof! Before your very eyes, we’ve extended it. You can take advantage of the discount…Full Article


Drawing The Owl, 12 Weeks At A Time: One CS Major’s Internship At Twilio

Katie McCorkell (pictured right in many mirrors) is a Computer Science major at the University of Washington, but we prefer to think of her as…Full Article

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How To Spot Mountain Lions With Twilio MMS, Google Apps Script, and A 3G Game Camera

When you deploy code, you expect something to happen in return. You expect your app will work, your site will run, or a new feature…Full Article

Introducing @TwilioHelp: A Twitter Handle For Twilio Support

When you reach out to us for help, we want to help as quickly as possible. We’re here and we’re listening no matter what communication…Full Article


BOLT ON TECHNOLOGY Software Automates Repair Industry, Streamlines Customer Communications

Automotive shops are focused on hardware, and rightly so. A few lines of code, or a new app won’t fix a blown transmission or a…Full Article


Nomorobo Blocks 14 Million Calls In One Year with Twilio

There are thousands of invisible evil robots making millions of illegal calls to consumers every year. The FTC knows this, telecom lobbyists know this, and…Full Article


Rain’s Coming, Tell Your Landlord via Twilio SMS and Zillabyte

It rarely rains in San Francisco. We go months without so much as a drop, sprinkle or sun shower. But, when the rain hits, it…Full Article

Introducing Twilio < Skills >: On Demand Contact Center Developer Training

Developer training for building or augmenting contact centers with Twilio is now available on Twilio <Skills>. Twilio <Skills> provides introductory developer training on Twilio products…Full Article


Play Pokemon On Your Phone with Twilio MMS and Memms

Life is full of important choices. Do you pick a fire Pokemon, grass, or water? Bulbasaur is cute and his special attacks are good, but…Full Article

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Introducing Signal: A New Conference To Unlock Communication Experiences

Signal is a new conference with familiar faces. Signal brings anyone and everyone interested in building incredible communications experiences together for two days of building,…Full Article


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

Josephine Guests (2)

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