Kim Mitchell,assistant professor of Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management used twitter as part of class assignments

New Twitter user

Individuals have the option to follow the @vtalerts Twitter feed and/or receive Twitter updates via text message. You do not need to have a Twitter account to view the feed online or subscribe to text message updates.

Subscribing to Twitter text message updates from @vtalerts

  • Text “Follow vtalerts” to the number 40404. You will receive a few text messages in response.
    • If you already use Twitter and have linked your cell phone number to your Twitter account, you will receive the following messages:
      • You’re now following @vtalerts. Their tweets will be sent to you. Send OFF @vtalerts to stop.
      • A copy of the last message sent by @vtalerts and the date that it was sent.
    • If you do not already use Twitter or if your cell phone number is not linked to your Twitter account, you will receive the following messages:
      • Welcome to Twitter! You’ll receive @vtalerts ’s Tweets and other updates on your phone. Text STOP to end, HELP for help +T&C’s. Msg&data rates may apply. Tip: Want to tweet? Reply w/START anytime and join the conversation!
      • A copy of the last message sent by @vtalerts and the date that it was sent.

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