I once used a series of scripts to manage various twitter accounts and campaigns on behalf of clients.
This is professional software that costs money (currently starts at $55) but you can try the demo first. If runs on your local machine (Mac, PC or Linux).
Why would I pay for professional twitter automation software like TweetAdder, especially if I had tools that did it for free? Because it saves me time and money. The TweetAdder developers maintain it whenever Twitter makes a change. That means my down time is the shortest possible. One of my key old scripts stopped working for 4 weeks until I had a chance to debug it. That doesn’t happen with professional software.
If you receive a DM on twitter “This made me laugh so hard when i saw this about you lol” it’s a phishing scam to get your twitter login details. Your account will then send that or similar DM’s on to your friends. Don’t fall for this email hoax and login to twitter via the link, it’s a fake site.
Why are so many of my twitter friends caught out by this scam? The scam is most effective against users on mobile devices like smart-phones. It’s hard to read the misspelled URL that looks like twitter’s.
As this attack matures, the exact phrase used will change. The way to be safe on a mobile device is
I like the idea of Twitter as a micro-blogging tool.
What is Twitter?
Twitter is for staying in touch and keeping up with friends no matter where you are or what youâ€™re doing. For some friends you might want instant mobile updatesâ€”for others, you can just check the web. Invite your friends to Twitter and decide how connected you want you to be.
How does Twitter work?
When you send in a mobile text (SMS), Twitter sends it out to your group of friends and posts it to your Twitter page. Your friends might not have phone alerts turned on so they may check your web page instead. Likewise, you receive your friends mobile updates on your phone.