Direct Message to Twitter

An activity that posts a message to one Twitter user.


Direct Message to Twitter activity

Configure the Direct Message to Twitter activity

To configure the Direct Message to Twitter activity, do the procedure in this topic.

Good to Know

How to Start

  1. Open Process Builder.

    For information about how to open this screen, refer to Process Builder.


    Open Process Builder
  2. In the Process Builder, in the Activity Library, open the Social Network tab.

    Open Social Network tab
  3. On the Social Network tab, drag the Direct Message to Twitter activity onto your process.

    Drag Direct Message to Twitter activity

General Configuration

Specifies the basic settings for the Direct Message To Twitter activity.

Figure: General Configuration screen

General Configuration screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Display Name

Function:
Specifies the activity name that shows in your process.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No
Example:
This is a common configuration field that is used in many examples. Refer to:
  • Examples - Step-by-step use case examples, information about what types of examples are provided in the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation, and other resources where you can find more examples.

Description

Function:
Specifies an optional text description for your activity.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Twitter Direct Message Configuration

Specifies a message to post to Twitter user.

Figure: Twitter Direct Message Configuration screen

Twitter Direct Message Configuration screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Twitter

Function:
Specifies the access token that connects to your Twitter application.
Accepted Values:
A list of access tokens configured for your environment.
Default Value:
None

Create Add Token icon

Opens this Screen:
Access Token for Twitter
Function of this Screen:
Configure an access token to connect to Twitter.

Message To

Function:
Specifies the ID of Twitter user who must receive the direct message.
Accepted Values:
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes

Tweet Message

Function:
Specifies the content of the message.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes