Fight for the Future Defends Net Neutrality with Programmable Voice and SMS

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Did you know that Twilio.org offers credits and discounts for nonprofits and social enterprises? Learn more today.   “It’s the free speech fight of our generation.” Evan Greer, Deputy Director at Fight for the Future, doesn’t mince words about the importance of net neutrality. “We see [the rollback of net neutrality] as something that will determine not only the future of what the internet looks like,… Read More

The Bike Project Delivers Critical Mobility to Refugees in the UK

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Did you know that Twilio.org offers credits and discounts for nonprofits and social enterprises? Learn more today. Jem Stein is on a mission to get every refugee on a bike. Each year over 13,000 people seek asylum in London. Many arrive fleeing war, religious persecution, and government oppression. Once in the UK, asylum seekers face new challenges adapting to their new home. Among these, a lack… Read More

Notifica provides Urgent Support for Immigrants with the Touch of a Button

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Did you know that Twilio.org offers credits and discounts for nonprofits and social enterprises? Learn more today.   In deportation events, every minute counts. Immigration enforcement raids can happen at any time, anywhere. When an arrest occurs, family members get separated without being able to tell loved ones what happened, or let their employers know where they are. And connected to each person directly affected by… Read More

Celebrating Women Who Drive #Tech4Good

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Did you know that Twilio.org offers credits and discounts for nonprofits and social enterprises? Learn more today.   To celebrate Women’s History Month and the awesome work of women in the Twilio community, we wanted to take a minute to recognize some of our personal heroes. This is in no way an exhaustive list, but a small cross section of amazing developers, entrepreneurs, CEOs, and all… Read More

Age UK fights loneliness among older people with a telephone befriending service

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Did you know that Twilio.org offers credits and discounts for nonprofits and social enterprises? Learn more today.   Nearly 1.2 million older people in the UK say they’re chronically lonely. Roughly 3.9 million say that TV is their main form of company. And some 200,000 haven’t had a conversation with a friend or family member in more than a month. London-based charity Age UK set out… Read More

Redfin: Redefining the real estate experience

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I popped into Redfin’s HQ in Seattle last week, partly because I wanted to snap a few photos to highlight their developers on our website. But mostly to feed my curiosity on a development team that just keeps churning out new innovative ways to engage customers. I walked away with a real appreciation of their approach using small development teams to continuously improve the Redfin customer… Read More

Autopilot Lets You Control SMS Conversation Flows with No Code

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You don’t have to take a coding class to build that new feature. Autopilot just launched a drag and drop feature that allows you to control SMS with a visual editor. When a user sends a text to your Twilio powered number, that’s logged in Autopilot. Using a drag and drop interface, you can set up a logic for Twilio, and other third party services, to… Read More

Streem Brings Augmented Reality, 3-D Mapping to Twilio Video Chat

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The first mistake is thinking you can fix it yourself. A kitchen sink is an understandable device, one you can surely wrangle. 30 minutes later you are down a sink, and looking for a plumber. In those moments, you wish that the world shared your sense of urgency to remedy your problem. That wish might not be granted but your other wish will be. Streem can… Read More

TxDOT Cuts Down the Commute with Traffic Updates via Programmable SMS and Notify

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Did you know that Twilio.org offers credits and discounts for nonprofits and social enterprises? Learn more today. Can a text message create a safer, shorter commute? Researchers at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) think so, and they’re proving it to thousands of Texas drivers each day through a support contract with TxDOT to bring innovation and best practices to a major highway reconstruction effort. Some… Read More