Twitter dominates our lives both online and offline. Figuring out who to follow, if your tweets matter at all – and truly seeing the point of what you do everyday on Twitter – could easily become a tiresome question. You want to find out how many people are actually reading your tweets or if your links are really being shared. You want to know why your following keeps fluctuating and who is unfollowing you. You have a wealth of questions. Below are some Twitter resources to help you answer most if not all your Twitter related questions.
- Friend or Follow
- Tweeter Karma
- Nearby tweets
- Follow Cost
A social media analysis site that measures your Twitter ‘klout’. This klout refers to your reach, who influences your tweets and whose tweets you influence. Your klout is a measurement of your overall online reach and how far your tweets go. Measuring your ‘True Reach’, which is the size of your engaged audience, is based on those of your followers and friends who actively listen and react to your messages. Klout scores range from one to 100 or higher depending on the size of your influence.
A Twitter relationship manager. It allows you to manage your friends and followers, group by relationships and sort by importance. You can also explore the Twitter social graph, discover relevant users, filter irrelevant users, use crowd tagging and comments. Refollow also allows you to lock your existing relationships.
Who’s not following you back on Twitter? Who are you not following back? Who are your mutual friends? Friend or Follow aggregates your Twitter information and helps your manage your following better.
Twitter directory that allows you to search for Twitter users by categories from Aviation to Sports.
Is your Twitter following decreasing by the day? But you can’t figure out who has unfollowed you? it’s hard to keep track of the follows and the unfollows. Qwitter sends you a summary email at least once a day informing you of those who have stopped following you on Twitter.
A real-time mapping of Twitter trends. It allows to sort trends in a specific time frame. It allows you to view trends up to 30 days — while registered, which is free, users can access up to 180 days trends. It also has ‘trend alert’ when you register that notifies you when specific topics begin trending.
Twitaholic’s ‘Twit-tastic’ bots scan Twitter a few times a day to determine who the biggest tweeters are. Tweeters are ranked worldwide and are also by country so you could rank at the bottom in the world but rank somewhere in the top in your specific country.
A Twitter directory that helps users find like-minded individuals to follow and add themselves to the directory under three tags. It’s similar to Twellow.
Chirpstats, formerly known as Twitterless, is a Twitter follower analytics package that helps you track and learn more about your follower-base. You can also use it to track unfollows. It also graphs your follower history over time, making this info available in a variety of useful views.
Get a fully manageable page with all friends and followers with avatars, where you can do several bulk actions such as bulk follow, bulk unfollow, bulk block. Essentially it’s a Flash application that fetches your friends and followers from Twitter when you click the “Whack!” button, then displays them for you, letting you quickly page through them.
A geography–centric social tool for networking and a business tool for building customer relationships and monitoring real–time buzz. Nearby tweets helps you localize your tweets, so you can connect with people and businesses withing your city.
How many friends are you really following? Twitoria aggregates your following and separates those who haven’t tweeted in a specific period and helps you unfollow them.
Want to follow someone on Twitter but not sure if you should? You want to know if they are annoying? Wish you had a resource that could answer the question: How annoying will it be to follow “username” on Twitter? Follow Cost measures how much people tweet per “milliscoble.”