skype_logo.pngOne of my first question was about how to send Twitter updates using Skype instead oftwitter.png anything else as I did not want to install an additional application with a single dedicated purpose.

Apparently I'm not alone in that situation and I found today a "how to" to post updates on Twitter using Skype chat tool

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Here’s a little secret which no one seems to know about. There is a Skype robot which will post to your Twitter account.

  1. Add twitter4skype as a contact.
  2. Type the following as a chat message (be sure to do a FULL return for each line):
    /account
    yourtwitteraccountname
    yourtwitteraccountpassword
  3. The system should return: twitter4skype Registration complete!
  4. The next time you write a chat message to twitter4skype, the entry will appear as a Tweet on your account.

Give it a try and let me know how it works out.

Update: Some have reported they have not been successful on their first try to make this work. The issue usually is identified with the returns. On a Mac, make sure you press alt + return after each line. Also make sure there is a return after the last line. Once this is fixed, everything seems to “automagically” work.

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6 Responses to “Twitter from Skype”
  1. Sven says:

    hey, do you have any idea how to disable this thing? thnx, sven

  2. Cedric says:

    What do you want to disable ?
    Twitter in Skype ? In this case, just remove the user.

  3. Sven says:

    Just the Twitter Robot, it seems that the Robot sends tweets after removed it. I now blocked it in Skype, thnx!

  4. Christian says:

    Does Twitter from Skype works as well on a Windows Mobile device ?

  5. Cedric says:

    Good question… I haven’t tried you as I’m not sure that sending SMS via Skype are financially interesting compared to these sent via your local GSM provider.

  6. Christian says:

    Oups.. oubvioulsy I’m not Twittered yet ,-) Have to remedy this.
    A+

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