With the inclusion of Mobilink in the Twitter’s list of official carriers, while others gonna follow this, there are good chances of boost in Twitter usage in the country.
How to Register your number:
First thing: For now, you need to have a Mobilink account (assuming you are already a twitter account holder).
- Once you are logged in on Twitter, point your browsers to this link: http://twitter.com/devices
- choose ‘Pakistan’ as country
- Enter your phone number and let the carrier as preselected ‘Mobilink’ and follow the wizard to complete registration.
After Registration you will be enabled to
- Send tweets with text messaging on your phone.
- Receive texts for DMs and the tweets from users you want to be notified about.
Send SMS on 40404 with following commands:
- FOLLOW username > Start following a user
- UNFOLLOW username > Stop following a user
- ON/OFF > Turn all Tweet notifications on or off
- ON/OFF username > Set Tweet notifications for a user on or off (you’ll still be following
- them even if you set it to off)
- GET username > Shows you the latest tweet from any user
- RT username > Retweet a user’s latest tweet
- FAV username > Favorite a user’s latest tweet
- D username your-message > Send a direct message to a user
Charges for sending SMS to 40404 is Rs. 1 plus tax