The popular Twitter Statistics Service TwitterCounter has unveiled a new metric today, where the number of friends a particular Twitter user has can be identified and tracked. The service also provides top lists for different timezones / cities, and can predict how many followers a user might have based on their past rate of growth, and can chart growth in follower numbers over time. Its popular widget to show Twitter followers on a blog , site or social network was tracking over 1,203,721 unique Twitter accounts as at today.
The Next Web, always one to catch a rising star, first reported on Mr Tweet back in November 2008 – the service from Mr Tweet helps you to find friends on twitter with similar interests with two simple and powerful criteria – either finding influencers beyond your network or showing you which of your followers you should be following back, and now promotes itself with the tagline ‘your personal networking assistant‘.
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