Are your tweets burning?
Create your email notification for
Search string (@your_twitter_username)
Notification email address (use comma for multiple)
Q: What is this?
A: It is a service to notify you by email when somebody has mentioned you in a tweet.
Q: Who do the emails come from?
Q: Are you going to do something shady with my email address?
A: Nope. I'll never sell or spam your email. Regardless, you should always use
+ addressing from Gmail.
Also, I completely remove your email from my database if you unsubscribe.
Q: Can I login to see what I'm subscribed to?
A: Click the Sign in with Twitter button at the top of the page
Q: Can I get a text message instead of an email?
A: Sure, just enter your email in
and you will get a shorter, text only notification
Q: How quickly will I be notified of a new tweet?
A: Within a couple of seconds.
Q: How does it work?
A: It uses the
to check for your search string.
Q: Will it work with
A: Yes. Put in the search string you want to be notified on (#KUbball) and the email address to send new tweets to.
Q: Can I reply to the notification email?
A: Yes, and it will tweet your reply
Q: When replying to an email, do I have to include the name of the person I'm replying to?
A: Nope, we'll automatically put that in there. You can put it in there if you want though. We'll make sure it's not in there twice
Q: Can I reply to SMS as well?
A: Not yet, that is a bit more difficult to accomplish. It's on the wish list though.
Q: Will it work if I get a mention from somebody that protects their tweets?
A: No, because protected tweets are not part of the public stream.
Q: How can I remove my subscription?
A: We are sorry to see you leave. See
for full details.
Q: Are you considering using
so I can be notified of tweets from tweeple who protect their updates?
Got OAuth done
, working on protected tweeps notifications
Q: Who built this?
A: MentionNotifier is © 2012
Q: Better question, who designed it? This thing is sharp!!
A: Tell me about it. This design was generously created by Eric Gruber (
). What a guy!