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* '''leave ''username''''': disables phone updates from this person
 
* '''leave ''username''''': disables phone updates from this person
 
** shortcut: '''L'''  
 
** shortcut: '''L'''  
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* '''accept''': this command will accept a friend invitation.  Example: Accept Jade.  NOTE: when you accept, you must type in the name exactly as it was sent to you in order for Twitter to recognize it properly.
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* '''deny''': this command will deny a friend invitation.
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* '''delete''': for now, deleting friends must be done from the web.
  
 
* '''get''': gets recent updates from all your friends
 
* '''get''': gets recent updates from all your friends
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* '''leave all''': turns off phone updates (entire friends list)
 
* '''leave all''': turns off phone updates (entire friends list)
 
* '''nudge ''username''''': encourages this person to update
 
* '''nudge ''username''''': encourages this person to update
* '''off''': disables twitter phone updates
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* '''off''' or '''stop''' or '''sleep''': disables twitter phone updates
* '''on''': enables twitter phone updates
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* '''on''' or '''start''' or '''wake''': enables twitter phone updates
  
 
=== Finding Out Stuff ===
 
=== Finding Out Stuff ===
  
 
* '''followers''': find out who is following your updates
 
* '''followers''': find out who is following your updates
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* '''stats''': find out how many people are following you, and how many friends you have
 
* '''help''': sends back a list of twitter lingo commands
 
* '''help''': sends back a list of twitter lingo commands
  

Revision as of 05:08, 21 January 2007

Twitter Syntax

Retrieved from the Twitter Lingo page, Friends and Followers.

Send these commands to 40404 and interact with Twitter on your mobile phone, via Gtalk (IM twitter at twitter.com) or the web. Twitter members outside the US can use +447781488126 to access Twitter services from their mobile phones.

Commands

Friends and Followers

  • add: 415-555-1212 john sends a text invite to john
  • follow username: you will get phone updates from this person (requires initial approval)
    • shortcut: F
  • leave username: disables phone updates from this person
    • shortcut: L
  • accept: this command will accept a friend invitation. Example: Accept Jade. NOTE: when you accept, you must type in the name exactly as it was sent to you in order for Twitter to recognize it properly.
  • deny: this command will deny a friend invitation.
  • delete: for now, deleting friends must be done from the web.
  • get: gets recent updates from all your friends
  • get username: gets this person's last update
  • follow all: turns on phone updates (entire friends list)
  • leave all: turns off phone updates (entire friends list)
  • nudge username: encourages this person to update
  • off or stop or sleep: disables twitter phone updates
  • on or start or wake: enables twitter phone updates

Finding Out Stuff

  • followers: find out who is following your updates
  • stats: find out how many people are following you, and how many friends you have
  • help: sends back a list of twitter lingo commands

To update your own Twitter timeline, just text whatever is on your mind to the Twitter number: 40404, or use +447781488126 if you are outside the US.

See also