I know that you can send an SMS text from Twitter for all tweets that you get from a specific user. But is it possible to only send texts when a tweet is from a specific user and that also match specific keywords.

I used to use Stringify to do this for me, but they disabled their app starting in June.

I have tried IFTTT and while it does allow me to do this there is a significant lag. I get the texts anywhere between 12 and 24 hours later and some times I don't even get a text.

Does anyone know of a way to do this through Twitter, I already have the Twitter search string that returns what I want, or through some other tool or app?

Thank you for any help or suggestions you can share with me.


You should try Zapier. Essentially it is similar to IFTTT but a bit more robust. Admittedly it doesn't have real-time triggering, however, they commit to run triggers every 5 to 15 min. (shorter for payed version).

Just like in IFTTT, you can have the action part linked with the twitter search trigger send you a customized SMS with various data pulled from the triggering tweet.

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