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Danielle Morrill
San Francisco, CA
Director of Marketing for
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LinkedIn's latest internal hackathon winner is TextIn, which was developed by Sudeep Yegnashankaran and released as part of LinkedIn Labs portal this morning. The app uses Twilio SMS to enable any mobile phone user to search, invite, and update LinkedIn from their mobile phone with a simple text message. Sudeep originally cofounded CardMunch, a service that was acquired by LinkedIn... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2011 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
Over the weekend we quietly rolled out the most recent in a series of improvements to the Twilio account dashboard tools, which are what you'll see when logged in to you Twilio account. The new interface makes it easy to search through the Twilio phone numbers you own, based on digits, description, or the URL set for the voice or... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2011 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
Back in October we hosted the first API Hack Day here at Twilio HQ in San Francisco as an event designed to bring together various API companies and the developers that love them to build cool things in just one day. The event runs from 8am to 8pm, and through the course of the day developers team up to make... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2011 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
It was only 3 weeks ago that Startup Weekend Los Angeles took place at the Coloft, an awesome coworking space that is home to many startups. This event, which Twilio proudly sponsors, helps entrepreneurs go from idea to execution in just 54 hours and was the birthplace of Zaarly, which announced today it has raised a $1 million round of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2011 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
Last year, Twilio released OpenVBX to help developers build rich web-based voice communications applications. Today, we’re happy to announce an open-source iPhone app to accompany OpenVBX for mobile users on the go. Use OpenVBX for the iPhone to enjoy the same great features as the web app, on the go! Listen to voice mail across all your inboxes, assign message... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2011 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
Yes! At Twilio, we believe in phone number portability, and you can port most mobile and landline phone numbers into Twilio, and port any number out of Twilio to another provider if you need to. We support porting for both U.S. local and toll free numbers, and we look forward to support international in the future. Most importantly, it's free... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2011 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
How do event organizers reach out to hundreds of conference attendees to keep them updated throughout the day about the schedule, wifi, and myriad details that make an event successful? Jonathan Kressaty is banking on Betwext, a service he built on top of Twilio to help event coordinators send scheduled text messages to their guests. Even better, Betwext imports all... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2011 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
We're passionate about helping entrepreneurs. Programs we support, like Startup Weekend and Twilio Fund, are geared towards helping entrepreneurs learn about building businesses, finding customers, getting access to capital and much more. In that same vein, our blog is often used to give more visibility to the cool project, products, and companies being built on Twilio. Twilio Wants to Send... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2011 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
2010 has been an incredible year for the Twilio developer community. The Twilio voice and SMS APIs have been used in thousands of integrations, applications, non-profits, and startups. Looking Back on 2010 To honor the achievements of 2010, and remind you of some of the highlights, we're featuring Twilio developers and what they've built on Twitter in a countdown to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2010 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
How great would it be if someone called you everyday, just to tell you how awesome you are? This is the question Awesomeness Reminders poses on their website, and their service let's you purchase a month of calls to family or friends to do just that. What an awesome While Awesomeness Reminders could use Twilio to automate messages, this would... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2010 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
Today several members of the Twilio team are hanging out at Moscone West for Cloudstock, a full days of talks and hacking for cloud developers. The event is organized by as the opener to their Dreamforce conference, and has drawn in developers from all over the U.S. and beyond. Whether you're there to listen to talks, hack, party, or... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2010 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
We're excited to announce that we have reduced Twilio SMS pricing from $0.03 per message in or out by 33%, to $0.02 per message. This price reduction is immediate, and applies to all existing and future Twilio customers. You don't need to do anything, the change is automatically reflected in your SMS logs and account balance. This price reduction follows... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2010 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
This week we've teamed up with Kynetx to bring you a developer contest that combines the event-driven web and Twilio cloud communications. Sam Curren, a developer at Kynetx, put together this awesome app using their API and ours. Check it out, and submit your own Twilio + Kynetx app by this Sunday at 11:59pm PST and you could win an... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2010 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
Congratulations to the team at TextSlide, who exited stealth mode today with an exclusive article on Mashable about the launch of their anonymous text messaging service. The service is powered by Twilio, and started out as a weekend project by Matt Hunter. They are currently giving out a small number of invitations to the service while they are in public... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2010 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
Last week, we announced Asthmapolis as the winner of the Twilio & Union Square Ventures developer contest and promised we would reveal the top finalists. Here are the five finalists, (in alphabetical order) and a little more about the apps and the developers who made them. Each has won $250 in Twilio credit to help get their businesses off the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2010 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
Michael Yap, a Twilio developer, created this video demo explaining how to combine Twilio and Joget. Joget is a business process tool, and you can read more about it on Michael's blog. How did you hear about Twilio? I actually read a post from Fred Wilson's blog about a demo John Britton did in NYC. It was fun, it was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2010 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
Tonight at New York Tech Meetup John Britton will demo OpenVBX, our open source PBX application, to an audience of roughly 800. Some might remember John gave a live coding demo of the Twilio API back in August. Tonight's presentation will have a different twist, focusing on how setting up a simple phone system is accessible to anyone who can... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2010 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
I just got back from a week of travel; first to Kansas City for Startup Weekend organizer's summit, and then to Los Angeles for Startup Camp 2 - Communications Edition. We hit the road regularly to catch up with entrepreneurs, customers, and the creative people building the next generation of communications apps. Startup Weekend Organizers Summit The event took place... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2010 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
Today is a pretty kick ass day for the Twilio development community, because 500Startups has announced a $250,000 investment in our ecosystem of awesome Twilio-powered startups. From the 500 Startups blog: Today we’re excited to announce Twilio Fund, a $250,000 micro-fund for investments in startups that are powered by Twilio’s APIs for phone calls and text messages. Via Twilio Fund,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2010 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
Justin Chen dropped us a note, letting us know his company built a simple "send to phone" feature into their restaurant listings in just a couple hours., which has over 500K visitors each month according to, is a personal dining guide where you can find restaurants and share your favorites with your foodie friends. How Did You Hear... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2010 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
We have reduced our voice API prices today, and we're excited to announce that customers will save 29% on average. This new pricing model impacts inbound calls to Twilio phone numbers, as well as outbound calls to U.S. and Canadian numbers. You may recall that we announced an 80% decrease in the price of phone numbers back in February when... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2010 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
Today we're excited to announce the launch the first major revision to the Twilio APIs, incorporating over 100 improvements requested by thousands of members of the Twilio developer community. In the coming days and weeks, we'll be writing about new features and improvements, and you can take a look at the full list of changes in the changelog. Favorite New... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2010 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
This is probably one of the coolest and most unique use cases for Twilio I've ever seen. HacDC, a hacker space in Washington D.C., is using Twilio as part of their tracking and recovery system for a balloon/blimp they sent up to take pictures of the curvature of the Earth, with a black space backdrop on August 21st. This is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2010 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
When you purchase a new phone number with Twilio, the URL for voice and SMS is not configured so until you set this up you won't be able to receive any incoming messages or calls. But what if you want to receive inbound text messages without sending anything back? This morning I got a call on the Twilio support line... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2010 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog
I read a post today in the Wall Street Journal about how early adopters want to get 212 numbers, one of the earliest area codes in New York City, for their cell phones. Across the United States there are regions where literally all numbers in an area code have been allocated. As the logic goes, there is a vanity element... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2010 at Twilio Cloud Communications Blog