Twitter iPhone App Now Has Push And SMS Alerts For @Mentions

The Twitter iPhone app now comes with a clever little feature: notifications for @mentions. It means that whenever someone you follow mentions you on Twitter, you can receive either an SMS - as you might receive notices of Direct Messages - or a pop-up notice if you're using the latest version of the Twitter iPhone app.

The push notifications will require the latest version of the Twitter app which is available now. [Twitter]

Update: Turns out that the app allows you to set whether you want to see @mentions from only folks you follow or from everyone. Very clever.

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