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Discussion on: 👉 Emoji translations with the 📞 Twilio API for 💬 WhatsApp and Node.js

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In a local Node setup you'll need to set up a web application to receive the incoming messages. And then tunnel to that local application using something like ngrok.

Check out this tutorial that shows how to receive SMS in Node. The process for SMS and WhatsApp messages is the same.