EmailTwitter.com - Email -> Twitter Gateway

There are loads of Email Notifications Tools for the Twitter user. As far back as 2007 this site offered its EmailTwitter tool. There were many helpful resources to fuel a user’s Twitter addiction. EmailTwitter was a favorite since it allowed people to send and receive by email on their phone, helping them avoid incurring SMS charges.‚Äč The content below is from the site's archived pages.

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WELCOME TO EMAILTWITTER

EmailTwitter.com allows you to post Twitter updates and retrieve your Twitter timeline via your cellular phone or other e-mail enabled mobile device, without incurring SMS fees.

Start using posting Twitter updates immediately by e-mailing 'twitter@emailtwitter.com' with the following: Message Subject: twitter TWITTER_USERNAME TWITTER_PASSWORD

Message Body: your twitter update .. up to 140 characters. Linefeeds may be utilized but will be stripped in the posted Twitter message.

Example Message

From: Suzy@xyz.com
To: twitter@emailtwitter.com
Subject: twitter suzy123 mysecretpasswd

anyone want to get coffee?

EmailTwitter Also Supports Email Address Registration! - Post Updates Without Sending Twitter Login/Password in Your Emails!

Source email address registration allows users to post Twitter updates without continually including their username/password information in every sent e-mail.

Setting up e-mail address registration is easy. Just fill out the following form. After that, you can e-mail 'twitter@emailtwitter.com' without specifying your twitter login information in every e-mail.


Email Address:

Twitter Login:

Twitter Password:

 



Additional EmailTwitter.com Features:

 

Timeline Retrieval Support - Retrieve Twitter Timelines On-Demand via Email

Retrieve the Twitter timeline of you and your friends or any user's public Twitter timeline, by e-mailing 'timeline@emailtwitter.com' with the following:
Message Subject: twitter TWITTER_USERNAME TWITTER_PASSWORD

Message Body: # of updates to retrieve (or blank)

Example Message

From: Suzy@xyz.com
To: timeline@emailtwitter.com
Subject: twitter suzy123 mysecretpasswd

Example Message (Retrieving 15 updates)

From: Suzy@xyz.com
To: timeline@emailtwitter.com
Subject: twitter suzy123 mysecretpasswd

15

Example Message (Retrieving 10 updates for user 'Twit22')

From: Suzy@xyz.com
To: timeline@emailtwitter.com
Subject: twitter suzy123 mysecretpasswd

10 Twit22
Note: If you've registered your source e-mail address, you can retrieve your timeline without including username/login information!

 

 

Direct Messages Retrieval Support - Retrieve Your Recent Direct IMs On-Demand via Email

Retrieve the last 5 direct messages sent to your Twitter account by e-mailing 'messages@emailtwitter.com' with the following:
Message Subject: twitter TWITTER_USERNAME TWITTER_PASSWORD

Message Body: blank

Example Message

From: Suzy@xyz.com
To: messages@emailtwitter.com
Subject: twitter suzy123 mysecretpasswd


Note: If you've registered your source e-mail address, you can retrieve your direct messages without including username/login information!

 

Direct Tweets Support - Tweet Your Friends @ EmailTwitter.com

Easily send direct Tweets - No 'd username message ..' Syntax Needed!

Send direct Tweets to people on your Twitter friend's list by e-mailing 'YOUR-FRIENDS-USERNAME@emailtwitter.com' with the following:
Message Subject: twitter TWITTER_USERNAME TWITTER_PASSWORD

Message Body: your twitter update .. up to 140 characters. Linefeeds may be utilized but will be stripped in the posted Twitter message.

Example Message

From: Suzy@xyz.com
To: Sarah@emailtwitter.com
Subject: twitter suzy123 mysecretpasswd

hey Sarah, what's up?

Note: If you've registered your source e-mail address, you can send direct Tweets without including username/login information!

 

 

Site News

 

  • (May-04-2007) Updated e-mail signature stripping to be more accurate when posting Tweets.
  • Our e-mail backend has just been upgraded to cache DNS MX records, which should result in significantly increased e-mail performance for frequent EmailTwitter users!
  • We've increased the number of updates returned for requests to timeline@EmailTwitter.com to 10 updates instead of 5. Additionally, you can now request a specific number of updates by specifying a numeric value in the email message body.
  • We are now chopping posted Tweets at the first sequence of 2+ blank lines found in the e-mail, to avoid Twittering people's email signatures.
  • EmailTwitter now supports multipart MIME & nested MIME messages (used by some mobile email clients, and MS Outlook).

 

Other Info

  • Don't spam us -- we won't spam you.
  • This is not an official Twitter service -- we have no relation to the Twitter folks.
  • This service was built using the AlchemyPointmashup platform.
  • Any regular Internet data rates for your mobile device still apply -- but no SMS fees.
  • We reserve the right to disallow service to anyone -- this is a beta service [didn't you see our logo? :) ]
  • These terms are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • This HTML is based on the legendary Web 2.0 Layout Tutorial.
  • Our logo was created with the even more legendary Web 2.0 Logo Generator
  • For more information on this and other AlchemyPoint mashups, visit our blog.

 

EmailTwitter.com