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Twitter SMS, Twitter MMS

Twitter.com is the service which allows keeping all your statuses in short text messages (no more than 140 symbols). Your updates may be open both to public, and may be available for you and your friends only. Moreover, Twitter gives a chance to read publically acceptable entries of your friends, close people and celebrities.

Apart from using Twitter website, you can update your statuses via SMS sending the text to 89338. You can also receive updates of your friends to your mobile phone.


Twitter SMS / MMS

Twitter SMS

Now you do not have to be near you PC or to have the Internet to update your status or read your friends’ statuses on Twitter. Having activated Twitter-SMS service you can update your status on Twitter, receive updates of your friends, sign up to new entries, and control the service via simple SMS.

Send your status to 89338 and your text will immediately appear on your Twitter profile.


Twitter MMS

With “Twitter MMS” service you can send MMS messages with text and image to the short number 89338, after that, chosen picture with text appear in your Twitter profile.


Twitter MMS FAQ

  1. What media is supported? Currently, Twitter is supports photos via JPG, GIF and PNG formats.
  2. Is there a limit of file size? Less than 600 Kb in 1 MMS message.
  3. Can multiple images be sent at one time? Currently, Twitter will accept the first piece of content as a tweet and inform the user that the only the first image was accepted.
  4. Can unregistered users send MMS? Twitter will respond to unregistered users with an SMS inviting them to sign up to Twitter mobile
  5. Will messages over 140 characters be allowed via MMS? To ensure tweets have enough room to include the URL of the picture in the SMS MT, the text must be limited to 120 characters.
  6. How will pictures be received by my followers? Embedded links in SMS messages will be the channel link for your followers.
Control of services

Activating the service

To start using Twitter via SMS you have to bind your number with your Twitter profile.

If you do not have Twitter profile:

  1. Send START to 89338;
  2. Reply incoming message with SIGNUP;
  3. Then, send your nickname with Latin letters (no spaces, max 15 symbols), for example: newuser;
  4. Then you need to send your password;
  5. Ready! Now all you send to 89338 will appear on your profile as new status.

If you already have Twitter account:

  1. Send START to 89338;
  2. Reply incoming message with your nickname;
  3. Then you need to send your password;
  4. Ready! Now all you send to 89338 will appear on your profile as new status.

You can also set your mobile phone number on webpage. You have to visit Mobile settings page (twitter.com/devices), choose country (Uzbekistan), operator (Ucell) and enter your number. After confirmation of your number you need to send GO to 89338. Now you can use Twitter via SMS.

Service controls

Main commands:

  • ON: turns ALL your authorized Twitter updates and notifications on.
  • OFF: turns off all updates except direct messages. Send STOP again to turn off direct messages too.
  • STOP, QUIT, End, Cancel, Arret or Unsubscribe: turns ALL phone notifications off.
  • ON username: turns on notifications for a specific person on your phone. Example: ON ucell
  • OFF username: turns off notifications for a specific person on your phone. Example: OFF sherzod
  • FOLLOW username: this command allows you to start following a specific user, as well as receive SMS notifications. Example: FOLLOW ucell, or just f ucell.
  • LEAVE username: this command allows you to stop receiving SMS notifications for a specific user. Example: LEAVE aziz, or just l aziz.
Additional functions

@username + message
Reply: shows your Tweet as a reply directed at another person, and causes your twitter to save in their "replies" tab.
Example: @meangrape I love that song too!

D username + message
Direct Message: sends a person a private message that goes to their device, and saves in their web archive.
You can also use M username + message to send a private message now!
Examples: kamila write me your phone number, or m kamila do you have my phone number?

RT username
Retweet: sends another user’s latest Tweet to your followers.
Example: RT behzod

SET LOCATION placename
Updates the location field in your profile.
Example: set location Tashkent

WHOIS username
Retrieves the profile information for any public user on Twitter.
Example: whois ucell, or in short w ucell.

GET username
Retrieves the latest Twitter update posted by the person.
You can also use g username to get a user’s latest Tweet.
Examples: get sanjar, or in short g sanjar.

FAV username
Marks that user’s last Tweet as one of your favorites. (reply to any update with FAV, FAVE, or FAVOURITE to mark it as a favorite if you’re receiving it in real time)
Examples: fav ucell, fave ucell, favourite ucell 

STATS
This command returns your number of followers, how many people you’re following, and your bio information.

HELP
Texting help, info, or aid to Twitter will bring up helpful tips.

Prices

Twitter SMS

  • Price of activation/Subscription fee - 0 sum;
  • Price of incoming SMS - 0 sum;
  • Price of outgoing SMS - 42.1 sum.

Twitter MMS

  • Price of activation/Subscription fee - 0 sum;
  • Price of incoming MMS - 0 sum;
  • Price of outgoing MMS - 126.3 sum.

All prices are VAT included.

Activation of the service means that you agree with Terms of Service of Twitter.

On any questions you can approach us in our Twitter profile: twitter.com/ucell.


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