Power up your web and mobile apps with APIs for SMS, chat, and notifications with minimal effort. Explore the latest research.
What is RCS Messaging?
RCS (Rich Communication Services) is a next generation SMS protocol that upgrades text messaging. Rich features like payments, high-res photo & file sharing, location sharing, video calls, and much more, are delivered to a device’s default messaging app.
SMS Bulk Messaging 101
Cloud-based SMS Bulk Messaging solutions help businesses deliver real-time notifications and marketing promotions to improve customer communications.
4 SMS Bulk Messaging Best Practices
Explore SMS Bulk Messaging best practices & get key considerations for implementing an effective mobile messaging platform to support your business requirements
How to Build HIPAA-Compliant Healthcare Chat Apps
Learn how Twilio and Virgil Security meet privacy and security regulations under HIPPA with end-to-end encryption for live chat in medical apps and more.
How to Create Your Blueprint for Mobile Messaging
Learn how to use mobile messaging to build a better customer experience. This framework will help you develop an effective strategy for your business.
What are SMS and MMS and How do They Differ?
SMS and MMS drive the majority of messaging communications. We define them and show their crossover with products like iMessage, Whatsapp, and other apps.
How to Automate Mass SMS, Push, and Chat Notifications
When you’re building a mass notification system, it’s good to have options. Reach users on their preferred device and channel with an API like Twilio Notify.
Why You Shouldn't Settle for Low-Quality Bulk SMS
Build your own bulk SMS platform to send highly-targeted and segmented messages that ensure your marketing campaigns connect with your customers.
Power Life-saving Medical Alerts with Multi-channel Notifications
Make sure your medical alerts for life-threatening emergencies reach their right people across devices and platforms with a single API.
Emergency SMS Alerts Let Police Notify Constituents Faster
When the message is urgent, SMS alerts reach the community faster. Learn how police are using an API to send important safety information by text message.
Text Alerts: The Fastest Way to Reach Your Customers
Texts keep customers informed, especially when messages are time-sensitive. Adding text messaging to your business is easy with an API like Twilio.
Why Add SMS to Your Incident Management System?
Unplanned network incidents are fixed faster when communications are streamlined. Building SMS into your alerts platform delivers flexibility and customization.
How to Respond Faster to Incidents with SMS Alerts
Move over email. People read text messages faster and are more likely to respond. For urgent alerts, SMS is the way to go.
Build A Mass Text System Using Bulk SMS
Text messaging in bulk is easy when you can reach people by SMS with one simple API request.
3 Easy Ways to Use Text Reminders
Businesses like Yelp, Netflix, and Airbnb are using text reminders to reach their customers in new ways.
Shift Scheduling Made Easy With Two-Way SMS
Learn how an employee scheduling app lets workers connect with their peers and managers by text, a channel they already use and love.
How to Use SMS and Messaging APIs
Learn how to integrate messaging, such as SMS, in-app chat, and push notifications, into your business communications. APIs from Twilio make it simple.
Hustle’s Tyler Brock and Soleil Kellar on Personalized Engagements
SMS is far more effective at engaging people than email or cold calling. But how do you send millions of text messages and still keep them personalized?
When I Work’s Katie Braun and Sam Tape on Programmable Chat
Hourly workers don’t always have a business email address or phone to communicate with their supervisors and coworkers. That’s why When I Work built WorkChat.
What is Commerce Communications?
A customer’s interaction with your business shouldn't end once they complete their transaction. In fact, that’s where it should really begin.
Which Mobile Messaging Interface Should Your Business Use?
Your interface determines whether or not people will read your messages. Here’s how to decide which interface your business should use.
Route Calls Intelligently with Mobile Messaging
Your customers all want something different when they text you. Here’s how you can meet their needs.
How to Scale Customer Communications with Bots
Enable chat bots to communicate with your customers, so your human agents are free to focus on hard problems and provide better customer experiences.
APIs: The New Messaging Infrastructure
Choosing the right infrastructure used to be a decision between costly customization or slightly less expensive outsourcing. Now, there’s a new way.
The Ultimate Checklist for Building Your Mobile Messaging Strategy
In this checklist, we’ve summarized all the strategic insights we’ve gained from our customers. Use it to answer the tough questions about mobile messaging.
Four Pillars of a Great Customer Messaging Experience
People tend to communicate with friends and family through text messages, making mobile a natural medium to talk to businesses. Here’s how to get started.
Reduce No-Shows with Appointment Reminders
Missed appointments cost businesses millions of dollars a year in lost revenue. Appointment reminders are an easy and cost effective way to reduce no-shows.
How Consumers Use Messaging Today
9 out of 10 consumers want to message brands. But, is your business ready to start texting?
Create On Demand Customer Support Experiences with SMS
Text messages are the perfect way to engage customers. Leave the stiff customer experience behind and create the people-centric experience of the future.
Better than Email: Why SMS Lets You Reach Customers Faster
Your customers use text messages way more than they email. They expect you to do the same. So, why aren’t you texting them yet?
How to Build SMS Order Notifications with Twilio
Learn how to build SMS Order Notifications with our video walkthrough.
How to Build Web Chat with Twilio
Use live chat to resolve customer questions and engage with prospects on your site.
How to Build SMS Account Notifications with Twilio
Learn how to build SMS Account Notifications with Twilio
Netflix Chills With Twilio’s SMS And Voice
The video on demand leader keeps members across the globe streaming with quick password resets and other critical alerts via Twilio SMS and Voice
Nordstrom Reinvented Personal Shopping With Mms
America's leading fashion specialty retailer increased sales with private texting and MMS for customers and sales associates.
Use Mobile Messaging to Enhance the Customer Experience
Make it easy for customers to connect with you via mobile messaging. Stay where your customers are, their phones, and enable instant transactions on the go.
Understand How Consumers Use Mobile Messaging
We surveyed consumers around the world about how they use messaging with businesses. Here's what we found.
How To Add Messaging To Your Communication Mix
Messaging is so simple. Yet when it comes to messaging customers, why do businesses struggle to get it right?
A Blueprint for Mobile Messaging
97% of Americans use messaging at least once a day, but businesses struggle to add messaging to their channels. Here's a blueprint to build better customer communications experiences.
APIs for Modern Field Service Communications
Increase your field service customer satisfaction with Twilio APIs for SMS, MMS, and voice calls that reach customers much more efficiently than email.
Why Mobile Messaging Works
Mobile messaging has quickly become a powerful way to communicate for people. Here are seven reasons why.
Hello SMS: Netflix Goes Global
Communicating with members in a way that keeps them coming back is the Netflix messaging team’s holy grail. Twilio’s easy mobile messaging APIs put that grail within grasp.