Unicalbot - Twitter bot which tweets notifications from Calicut University website

This post is for a newbies, If you know how to setup mobile SMS service for twitter or facebook, you may need not to read the whole post, just follow @unicalbot or unicalbot fb page.

You can get updates on mobile via twitter or facebook.

1. via Twitter

Register an account at twiitter.com if you dont have one. Please note that Twitter only supports Airtel, Reliance, Docomo and Videocon. To register your mobile, Got to settings -> Mobile. add you mobile number and select carrier. Click “Start” and confirm your number.

Adding Mobile number in twitter

After verifying your number, go to @unicalbot and @unicalbot_btech and follow them. You can even click follow button on right side of following tweets.

Hello World, I tweet about updates on Calicut University website. Spread the news !!! #unical

— unicalbot (@unicalbot) December 25, 2011

Hello world, I tweet b.tech or b.arch related updates from Calicut University website. Spread the news !! #unical

— unicalbot btech/arch (@unicalbot_btech) December 27, 2011

To enable mobile notification service, got to profile pages @unicalbot and @unicalbot_btech and turn on mobile notifications. Check screenshot below,

If you have new twitter interface, subscribing mobile updates on new twitter

2. via Facebook

Like Unicalbot page on facebook or click like button in following frame.

To get notification via SMS, go to bottom of the page and click “Get updates via SMS” (You need to add mobile number on Account Settings -> Mobile)

subscribe sms updates on facebook

Source code of these bots are available in my Github account. Waiting for your comments, suggestions and feedbacks about this project.