Siri Twitter and Facebook Workaround by @Schmittastic #icantbelieveididntthinkofthis
We take pride in coming up with solutions to some of the biggest problems facing social media users and businesses alike as we all traverse the murky but potentially-lucrative waters of Web 2.0. Every now and then, we come across things that make us wonder why we didn’t think of it.
A friend had asked me if I knew of a good app or workaround to make Siri, Apple’s virtual assistant on the iPhone 4s, post to Twitter and Facebook. The program is very useful in many ways but is notably obtuse when it comes to updating social media sites. For anyone other than Apple, I would call it a gross oversight, but you have to believe they have something up their sleeve (which they always do even when they don’t, but that’s not important).
Instead of a hack, app, or complicated reprogramming of the device, I came across the Schmittastic solution. It embarrassed me that I didn’t think of something as elegantly obvious as this. My hat is tipped to @schmittastic for reminding me that I’m not as clever as I should be sometimes.