SMS GupShup has raised USD 12 million in Series D venture financing round. With this new financing round, the total funding of SMS GupShup comes to $37 million. The new funding will be used to expand into other markets such as the Philippines and Indonesia, for product development and to hire new staff in engineering, advertising and marketing.
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With smstweet.in, a wonderful service recently launched, you can tweet from your mobile phone at normal rates. Just register your mobile number at smstweet.in and authenticate your twitter account. Now you can start tweeting by sending a message, TWEET to 09220092200.
Facebook for Mobile can be activated by the users on their mobile devices by visiting www.facebook.com/mobile. By sending a message to 92-FACEBOOK (9232232665), the users can update their status. The service uses 10-digit regular mobile phone number, so they will only be charged normal SMS rates by their providers. The Facebook does not charge the user for using tehse services.
SMS GupShup has recently introduced GupShup Chat. The GupShup Group Chat enables up to 4 friends to chat with each other through SMS. Participants of the GupShup SMS Group Chat can reply to a message and the message will be forwarded to everyone.
To start a GupShup group chat, you can invite upto 4 friends by sending an SMS to in the following format: CHAT phno1 phno2 phno3 phno4 to 567678
To add a nickname: NICK yournickname to 567678
To leave a chat, reply with END
To view the list of people in a chat, reply with LIST
For help, reply with HELP
SMS GupShup enables developers to build SMS-based widgets and services using GupShup API. Developers can build a variety of widgets and services to share their GupShup group messages on their website or blog, and post messages to their group through their favorite website.
SMS Gupshup also provides a widget which is ready to use in your website or blog. You can enter your group name and select a color scheme from the dropdown, and copy the generated HTML code to your webpage or blog template.