Posts by moah


As much as I love Twitter, I have always hated the 140 character limit. Yes, I know. The limit encourages real time spontaneous sharing, light banter, and fluid commentary. I acknowledge Twitter’s role in breaking news of revolutions and natural disasters. I didn’t imagine where Twitter would be today when I started out with it but it’s a big part of my online identity now. But aside from link sharing and instant...

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We released some awesome new features last night (6/21) to Boomerang for Gmail. You should see the changes the next time you load Gmail. If you do not see the changes, try restarting your browser. Here are some details:   Streamlined Boomerang and Send Later Menus The “At a specific time” window is now integrated into the menu. We hope that this will make it easier for you to specify a custom time and reduce a couple mouse clicks...

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If you are looking for ways to schedule text messages, there are a few dedicated web services out there like TextMeLater, OhDon’tForget and TextMemos.  They will require you to register and set up an account with them, but are otherwise fine ways to schedule a text message. But if you are like me, a Boomerang user (well, you should be if you already aren’t), who loves to schedule everything inside Gmail and prefer to have...

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Update: We are back up! (4/22 10:58 AM PST) We will update more info on what impact this outage has on scheduled messages very soon. Our service is was unavailable starting 4/22 morning because our hosting provider, Amazon AWS, is having widespread outage that affected many web services. The AWS outage started yesterday and they still haven’t restored their service. We weren’t impacted yesterday and thought we were safe...

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