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    SIGNAL Behind the Scenes: Twilio's Andres Jaan Tack andres.jpg

    In this interview, Twilio's Andres Jaan Tack sits down with Corey Weathers to talk about Twilio's launch of Conversations. We hope you enjoy this interview transcript.

    The following interview took place August 6th, 2019 at Twilio's SIGNAL conference at Moscone West in San Francisco, California. It previously aired on our SIGNAL TV broadcast over on Twitch.tv/Twilio.

    You can also find this interview on Youtube on Twilio's channel.

    Meet Andres Jaan Tack

    Corey: Hey, what's up, friends? Super excited to be back with you. Listen, welcome back to SIGNAL TV. It's your boy Corey Hurricane Weathers back here in the building. We're hanging out with Twilions again. We've been having some fun throughout the day. We've got more live interviews, more live demos set up for you. And so before I continue I gotta say "welcome" to the latest guest. This is Andres. Hi Andres good to see …

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  • By Twilio
    SIGNAL Behind the Scenes: Twitch's Tristan Wiley tristan.jpg

    In this interview, Tristan Wiley from Twitch sits down with Lizzie Siegle from Twilio to talk about Tristan's Twitch extension that allows viewers to call a streamer via Twilio. We hope you enjoy this interview transcript.

    The following interview took place August 6th, 2019 at Twilio's SIGNAL conference at Moscone West in San Francisco, California. It previously aired on our SIGNAL TV broadcast over on Twitch.tv/Twilio.

     

    Meet Twilio Champion Tristan Wiley from Twitch

    Lizzie: Hi, everyone. Welcome back to SIGNAL TV. I'm Lizzie. Again, I'm a developer evangelist here at Twilio and I am beyond excited to welcome an MHacks organizer, rising junior at the University of Buffalo, an organizer of UB Hacking, a Twitch Developer Relations Intern, Twilio Champion and so much more, Tristan Wiley.

    Tristan: Hello. Hi. Hi, everybody. Hi, everyone in chat. I know some of you. Thanks for stopping by.

    Lizzie: Yes. So, what is …

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  • By Twilio
    SIGNAL Behind the Scenes: Twilio's Kris Gutta kris.jpg

    In this interview, Kris Gutta, a Product Manager on Twilio's Voice team sat down with Corey Weathers, a Developer Evangelist at Twilio to discuss the launch of Twilio Media Streams. We hope you enjoy this interview transcript.

    The following interview took place August 6th, 2019 at Twilio's SIGNAL conference at Moscone West in San Francisco, California. It previously aired on our SIGNAL TV broadcast over on Twitch.tv/Twilio.

    You can also find this interview on Youtube on Twilio's channel.

    Meet Kris Gutta

    Kris: How you doing, Corey?

    Corey: I'm hanging in there, how 'bout yourself?

    Kris: Great.

    Corey: We've been talking a lot about Twilio, we've been excited about the keynote, we're really excited to see somethings happening here on the stream and so, before we jump into that stuff, I have to ask: how's your SIGNAL been?

    Kris: It's been fantastic. I mean I just love being …

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  • By Twilio
    SIGNAL Behind the Scenes: Twilio's Ashley Roach Ashley.jpg

    In this interview, Ashley Roach, a Product Manager on Twilio's X Developer Experiences team sat down with Lizzie Siegle, a Developer Evangelist at Twilio to discuss Twilio's new CLI tool which is now in Beta. We hope you enjoy this interview transcript.

    The following interview took place August 6th, 2019 at Twilio's SIGNAL conference at Moscone West in San Francisco, California. It previously aired on our SIGNAL TV broadcast over on Twitch.tv/Twilio.

    You can also find this interview on Youtube on Twilio's channel.

    Meet Ashley Roach

    Lizzie: Hi everyone, I'm Lizzie, a Developer Evangelist at Twilio, and we are back with Ashley Roach, a Product Manger on Twilio X.

    Ashley: Hey, everybody. What's going on Lizzie?

    Lizzie: Very excited to have you on.

    Ashley: Yeah, cool.

    Demoing the new Twilio CLI

    Also see our Command Line Interface launch blog post.

    Lizzie: You have a CLI demo for us? …

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  • By Twilio
    SIGNAL Behind the Scenes: Microsoft's Chloe Condon chloe.jpg

    In this interview, Chloe Condon, a Cloud Developer Advocate from Microsoft and a Twilio Champion sat down with Corey Weathers, a Developer Evangelist at Twilio to talk about her fake boyfriend app. I hope you enjoy this interview transcript and live coding session.

    The following interview took place August 6th, 2019 at Twilio's SIGNAL conference at Moscone West in San Francisco, California. It previously aired on our SIGNAL TV broadcast over on Twitch.tv/Twilio.

    You can also find this interview on Youtube on Twilio's channel.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSm_GU2E9r4&feature=youtu.be

    An introduction to Chloe Condon

    Corey: We've been talking and talking and talking about this amazing, amazing individual who's seated to my left. She has obviously, like, her name's been brought up a number of times on Chef Brent's stream. We talked a good bit about the work that you did, yeah. Then you heard about her if you saw the keynote …

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  • By Twilio
    Mexico and France Regulatory Compliance Updates C38ISHEvx3myBJcdZgcBn0-OJh2VwQI8YjZvUiwVBnsT6Yk04DCPCrGhhLeeE1_tqujZD8TKaUGWr-vcRlPAsOGruuaIhIdJz9XfCV-NBWaYaaQCrdys8oSNdQQGjLJa1cCZpD-K

    Worldwide regulatory compliance (RC) requirements for phone numbers continue to increase. These regulations depend on your phone number type, its features, you or your company’s status in the country, and how you use the number. From time to time, the Regulatory Compliance team will provide updates on important regulatory changes that may impact our customers.

    Today’s updates concern Mexico and France.

    Mexico: Mobile Dialing

    As of August 3, 2019, the way you dial mobile numbers in Mexico has changed. If you use Mexican numbers, this change may require you to make changes to your infrastructure dial plans and/or your Twilio application.

    Previously, you dialed Mexican mobile numbers by using the country code (+52), then +1, and then the 10-digit phone number. The Mexican Telecommunications Regulator (Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones or IFT) eliminated the requirement for the +1 so you can now dial simply by using the country …

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  • By Twilio
    #SIGNALConf Day 2 Recap Signal_Day_2-1026.jpg

    And that’s a wrap on Day 2 of SIGNAL 2019! We saw major product announcements, the debut of TwilioQuest 3, guest appearances from Mindy Kaling and Macklemore, and much more. No big deal, right?  It’s been a jam-packed day, and we’re going to do our best to capture all the highlights below in our Day 2 recap. Enjoy!

    Twilio.org

    Erin Reilly, Vice President of Social Impact and GM of Twilio.org, took to the stage to share how Twilio.org served 3,500 non-profits, helping over 100 million people find a home, get access to benefits, get support in a moment of crisis, receive an education, and more. 

    .@TwilioDotOrg’s Crisis Response and Prevention Initiative focuses on providing resources, including product development, $5M in grants, and employee volunteer support to organizations assisting individuals and communities in crisis. #SIGNALConf

    — twilio #SIGNALConf (@twilio) August 7, 2019

    .@TwilioDotOrg is launching the Crisis Response …

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  • By Twilio
    #SIGNALConf Day 1 Recap SignalDay1-148.jpg

    SIGNAL 2019 kicked off with a bang today at the famous Moscone West conference center with nearly 4,000 attendees. It’s been a day chock-full of inspiration, demos, and thrilling new product announcements. We’ve seen guests from Netflix and Lyft, Jeff live coding in coder gloves, dancing penguins, and everything in between. If you couldn’t make the conference today or just need a refresher on all the excitement, here’s your quick Day 1 recap. Big Things Happened — Big Things to Come CEO Jeff Lawson started SIGNAL off strong with a few impressive company milestones.

    More than 6 million developers are now building on Twilio. #SIGNALConf pic.twitter.com/TtrtP6Kn3o

    — twilio #SIGNALConf (@twilio) August 6, 2019

    Over 160,000 companies, big and small and in every industry, are using Twilio to build new ways to communicate with their customers, and together, we are building the future of engagement. #SIGNALConf pic.twitter.com/oOeNSKJYlZ

    — twilio #SIGNALConf (@twilio) …
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  • By Twilio
    Can’t Miss Sessions at #SIGNALConf cantmiss.jpg

    We’re a week away from SIGNAL. In addition to our morning keynotes, there are over 100 sessions where you’ll learn to leverage cutting-edge communications technology to transform your business and level-up your development skills. 

    We heard from previous attendees that they wanted to get their hands dirty on real life sample apps and code so this year, we added workshops to the SIGNAL session line up. We hope you can walk away from SIGNAL with a head start on building your app or fast-track your Twilio knowledge journey. Whether you’re deploying a fleet of IoT-connected devices, sharpening your email marketing skills, or launching a new contact center— there’s a session for you.

    Tuesday, August 6

    Developers and marketers alike are invited to this workshop, Twilio SendGrid’s Email API: Features, Tricks, and Tips where you'll learn to implement your email architecture right the first time. Come …

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  • By Twilio
    CTIA's Updated 2019 Messaging Principles and Best Practices CTIA-best-practices-2019

    The Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA) is a trade association that represents the wireless communications industry in the US.

    The CTIA puts out a messaging principles and best practice guide for businesses using SMS to communicate with their customers. Ultimately, their intent is to ensure messages that consumers receive are messages consumers WANT to receive. Businesses looking to use text messaging to communicate with consumers need to heed the CTIA’s guidelines to successfully use SMS to reach their end-users or target customers.

    Their most recent Messaging Principles and Best Practices guide contains important updates to guidelines around Application-to-Person messaging. As members of the CTIA, Twilio is committed to creating a healthy messaging ecosystem that serves all participants. As such, we are educating our customers about recent changes in the CTIA best practices guide. 

    If you send A2P messages, please read and understand how the new guidelines affect you. 

    CTIA’s newest …

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