Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday September 26, 2012

Twitter Suggests A Replacement For Follower Count?

Twitter cofounder Ev Williams thinks the next big thing will be measuring how many people see your tweets instead of follower count.

Twitter cofounder Ev Williams آ— who remains on the company's board آ— hinted Monday that follower counts may soon become the second most important number to users. "The thing I think would be more interesting than followers is... retweets," clarifying that a simple measure of followers "doesn't capture your distribution." "The dream metric," he said, "is how many people saw your tweet."