Textingway

Create a blog with one text message (seriously)

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DavidMaker@boxcardavid · startup fella, physicistish, techie
Textingway is something we've been having fun with, it creates a blog out of anything you text at it including photos. I'm not sure what people might use it for but I used it this weekend to take photos from Halloween and share them to my neighbor who refuses to use Facebook. It's like an instant liveblog. What do you think?
Braden Hamm@bradenhamm · Designer / Founder Gumwall.com
@boxcardavid re you in the Seattle area? I'm basing that off of the 206 area code.
DavidMaker@boxcardavid · startup fella, physicistish, techie
@bradenhamm Yes, we're all Seattle locals. Have you tried Cali Burger yet? We're all curious how good it is.
Braden Hamm@bradenhamm · Designer / Founder Gumwall.com
@boxcardavid Nope! First I've heard of Cali Burger. Maybe we can all meet up there.
Scott Ruona@scottruona · Marketing Analyst
Isn't this exactly what Twitter was at first?
DavidMaker@boxcardavid · startup fella, physicistish, techie
@scottruona No no no... Yes. Haha, it's very similar to how Twitter was back in '07 when most people didn't have smartphones. And no, we will not be adding a Like command anytime soon.
Megh Vakharia@meghhv · Co-Founder, Canary (@canarydelivers)
What's the story behind the name?
DavidMaker@boxcardavid · startup fella, physicistish, techie
@meghhv Well, Hemingway was a gun-toting, whiskey-drinking, marlin-fighting kind of man... And we imagine he would have been too stubborn to upgrade from his T9 flip phone to a smart phone, so this would be his publishing platform of choice. To paraphrase, "There is nothing to texting. All you do is sit down at a Motorola Razr and bleed."
Dan Gray@dan_e_gray · Minimum Viable Person
Really nice idea - great implementation! Love using the messaging interface in new ways. https://t.co/nk6rsdv0h3
Dave Branson SmithHiring@playswithfood · 96 Problems
Like this idea a lot. Wish I could feel comfortable texting it from Japan tho -- I'm scared to blow up my phone bill! Hope you continue to run with this and get lots of users to test it out. I'll contribute to the Trello board if I think of anything :)
DavidMaker@boxcardavid · startup fella, physicistish, techie
@playswithfood Japan huh? Okay, we'll add a number there as soon as possible. We've tested texting from other countries (New Zealand) into the US, but pics fail to make it. We can make a localized number for each country and that's kinda been our plan moving forward. If only iMessage or Whatsapp would let us use them...