How to Tweet when an Internet Shutdown : There is a nationwide protest over the Citizenship Amendment Act. As a precautionary measure, the government has shut down internet service in many parts of the country. Airtel and Vodafone Idea have confirmed the Internet shutdown. Twitter has also provided you with the opportunity to tweet in the event of an internet breakdown.
Yes, it is mandatory that you add your mobile number with your Twitter account before tweeting even when the Internet is shutdown. If your mobile number is connected to your Twitter account, you can follow these steps to tweet during an Internet breakdown.
To tweet without the internet, you must know the Twitter shortcode. Twitter short code in India is 9248948837, you need to send an SMS to this number.
Twitter’s official page
Twitter’s official page says users can send SMS messages to 9248948837 and receive messages from TWITTR.
Just type any tweet you want to send and send it to 9248948837.
Automatically posting your tweet to 9248948837 will automatically be posted on your Twitter profile.
Internet shutdown only
The above steps for Internet shutdown only work when the Internet is shut down. This method will not work if the SMS service is also turned off.