This is part of the known issue here
On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 3:09 PM, Scott Haneda <talkli...@newgeo.com> wrote:
> My G/F is getting the same thing. She has DM's set to go via SMS, but she
> also gets tweets as SMS on a daly basis, at some pretty unruly hours. These
> are just normal tweets, by people she is following. Some, if not most, are
> not following her back.
> I do not have this problem, and follow much larger base of people than she
> does. However, I also follow the same people she is following, which are
> somehow able to get a normal tweet to go over SMS to her.
> Is this a known issue, is there some way to make it stop? It is important
> to get DM's via SMS, but it is also important to not get woken up at 4AM
> from @someone_i_just_follow.
> Scott * If you contact me off list replace talklists@ with scott@ *
> On Dec 9, 2009, at 3:02 PM, Kee Hinckley wrote:
>> I am receiving spurious SMS notifications for tweets sent by people I am
>> following, but do not have notifications turned on for. These are *not*
>> retweets, I've even asked a couple of the original senders to check and see
>> if the item had been retweeted, and the answer was no. Furthermore, I only
>> have my account (@nazgul) set to receive text messages for about four users,
>> and none of them retweeted these messages. Possibly related, I have a friend
>> who turned off *all* phone notifications over a day ago, and is still
>> getting random new text messages from people she follows but didn't set to
>> send her notificationqs.
>> I confirmed that these were not retweeted by anyone for whom I get
>> notifications (or in one case, by anyone at all).
>> Others I haven't had a chance to investigate, but which it seems highly
>> unlikely were retweeted by anyone who sends me notifications.