Direct Message: Twitter substitute?


I’m currently using Twitter to send direct messages through my website, messages which are tailored to specific users. As my site grows, their 250 direct message daily limit is becoming an issue. Does anyone have any advice on a good website texting tool that has good library support and can be implemented using php? I thought that I’d better ask around before I just choose one and dive in!

Thank you,


Egg on my face…

I just looked at the official Twitter docs at and this feature is actually [U]not[/U] rate limited. And, if anyone is diving into Twitter for the first time, I might recommend [URL=“”] For the uninitiated, oAuth can be a bit daunting, and I thought that they had some great help getting started.