Now to be honest, this only affects me tangentially. I don’t really use SMS for my Twittering, and haven’t really since Le Web 3 back in 2006. We had looked at using Twitter to effectively give us a news-updates-by-SMS service, but that’ll be knocked on the head.
But this continues to beg the question: why doesn’t Twitter seem to have any discernible business model? We would (probably) pay for use of Twitter like that in some way – but there’s no route for doing that, and now the option is gone. You can dodge the issue of where your revenue is coming from for a while, but if you’re cutting services to users because you can’t afford them, maybe you need to start addressing this…
Anyway, if you’re really upset about SMS going bye-bye, you can join this Facebook Group.
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