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7 Dec
2010

Tweet-a-Thons

Wild Goose just ran a tweet-a-thon last night and I hear it was successful. Other users are considering tweet-a-thons for

7 Dec
2010

Had to implement better anti-spam

Unfortunately the Twitter account sign up bot of some sort that continues to sign up for tweetdonate.org accounts wasn’t stopped

1 Dec
2010

Twitter Donations

If anyone’s looking to handle donations and comparing the services that are out there, I’d like to offer up a

1 Dec
2010

Twitter Tweet-a-Thons

Wild Goose Creative is the first organization to use tweetdonate for a tweet-a-thon but I’ve had an inquiry from a

1 Dec
2010

Spam Bots

I really thought the spam bots would peter out in their incessant account creation here at tweetdonate but they have

1 Dec
2010

A Month Later

I’m going into final exams here in Kingston so there haven’t been a lot of updates. X Innovate came and

25 Oct
2010

Just in Time for PayPal Conf.: Premium Accounts

You can sign up for a free account here. Premium accounts let you see statistics on donations, who’s been making

23 Oct
2010

Geocoding Visitors

I’ve added a lot to the statistics side of TweetDonate. All clicks on links are now being geocoded (courtesy of

15 Oct
2010

Really Looking Forward to PayPal Conference

TweetDonate is headed to San Francisco on the 23rd!

30 Sep
2010

PayPal Links

For those who are contemplating their own PayPal/messaging programs, there’s an easy format for making PayPal links: https://www.paypal.com/xclick/business={RECIPIENT’S EMAIL ADDRESS}&item_name={ITEM

28 Sep
2010

Twitter Library

I was happily using Twitter using basic access authentication but at the end of August Twitter finally turned it off.

28 Sep
2010

Sign Ups Are Now Being Reviewed

A very generous volunteer has agreed to screen charities by looking into their IRS and CRA tax status as well

28 Sep
2010

Shortening URLs: Decoding & Encoding

One of the things I needed to make for this project was a URL shortener. Sure I could have used

28 Sep
2010

Voting on X.com

You can vote for TweetDonate here: https://ppdevchallenge.ebayinc.spigit.com/Page/ViewIdea?ideaid=163. This voting is for the people’s choice award. I really appreciate your support!

23 Sep
2010

TweetDonate Twitter Account

Added an interesting feature to my Twitter account (@tweetdonate) for this service that was inspired by a conversation with a

23 Sep
2010

TweetDonate Not Working For You?

Check your @{your user name} messages on the right-hand side. Twitter may not be letting you see the TweetDonate messages.

23 Sep
2010

Added Man Page Functionality

You can now tweet “man TweetDonate” to receive instructions on how to use it. More fun than useful, but people

21 Sep
2010

Two Days Left!

Just putting the finishing touches on the website, reviewed the competition guidelines and making sure everything works. Might post more

21 Sep
2010

Building a Twitter Robot Using YQL

The main thing for building your own Twitter robot is to pick a word that will appear in all of

19 Sep
2010

Just posted my video to x.com

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