The IFTTT Recipes that Will Make Your Life Better
Activate these “recipes” and you’ll be an efficiency machine in no time.
Sync your social life.
Perfect for catfish schemers out there—or anyone who doesn’t want to bother with manually swapping out profile pics on each of their social media accounts. A recipe by derickjackson will automatically update your Twitter profile picture when your Facebook profile pic changes.
Celebrate quitting time!
A recipe by mattysty will send your phone a text message at 5:15 p.m. every day, reminding you to pack it in and head home. Even if you can’t peel yourself away, it might give you perspective on which projects really can wait another day.
Chronicle your social life.
If you “check in” wherever you go via Foursquare, this recipe by IFTTT user alexander will automatically update your Google Calendar with that information, enabling nostalgic thoughts months into the future like, “September 2nd, 2012: Ah yes—that was fun.”
Send season’s greetings.
One oddly specific recipe by glastohead will allow you to automatically tweet “Happy New Year!” from your account right at the stroke of midnight on January 1st every year. How about one to mail Christmas cards, too?