search cancel – Send Payments Using Twitter

Twitpay.meTwitpay is a young startup that has a specific aim, namely letting anybody send payments using the popular micro-blogging platform.


This is implemented in the following manner.

First of all, you have to fund a Twitpay account via PayPal. The amount of this account can vary between 10 and 50 US$. Once the account has been created, you can make payments to any person simply be tweeting. That is, if you want to pay Mark Wolffe $2 all you have to do is enter a message like “@MW twitpay $2 for services rendered” and the corresponding amount will be debited from your Twitpay account.

On the other hand, to see if someone has paid you using Twitpay all you have to do is keep an eye open on the replies tab of your Twitter stream. The site also includes a balance page that will provide you that information.

When all is said and done, Twitpay stands as a viable alternative for those who are becoming more and more addicted to Twitter and have started thinking about using for as many tasks as possible. In Their Own Words

“Twitpay was created during Atlanta Startup Weekend 2, an experiment in entrepreneurship designed to conceive, develop and launch a fully functional company within 54 hours. A team of folks wanted to create a payments solution that integrated seamlessly with the way Twitter’s users already interact with their system. The result was Twitpay, a simple way to send payments in 140 characters or less.”

Why It Might Be A Killer

Twitterers are bound to appreciate any addition that makes their best-loved platform more flexible and broadens its scope.

Some Questions About

How much does the company charge for rendering this service?

Author : Roger Hollings

Born and bred in Maine, Roger is one of the longest-standing writers for A translator by trade, he is passionate about art in all its forms. He enjoys both classic and contemporary literature, nature photography and music from both sides of the Atlantic. Fascinated by technology from an early age, he has always explored the ways in which computers let people articulate their thoughts and communicate better with the world at large.

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