Use this search to determine who two or three tweeps follow in common. This is the killer search if you want to understand a social graph. * Enter the names of three senior people at a given company and you not only get the names of almost everyone (with a Twitter account) who works… Continue reading Who do tweeps follow in common?
This search shows which influential followers that two or three tweeps have in common. (To eliminate the noise of the millions of spam tweeps and focus on intentional follows, we limit the results to tweeps who follow fewer than 11k people who have 1.5 times more followers than friends.) This search can help reveal who… Continue reading Who follows the same tweeps
Want to know who matters to someone? It’s usually not the biggest tweeps someone follows — heck almost everyone follows @BarackObama, @PerezHilton and @Mashable. It’s the smallest, the tweeps with just 36 or 281 followers. In the “under the radar” list, you more likely find a tweeter’s lawyer, sister, high school BFF, 40-something-mentor-just-getting-on-twitter, and/or… Continue reading Smallest twitter friends
The Watch List will notify you when two or three tweeps you’ve targeted jointly follow someone new. Good for finding rising stars in an industry, a competitor’s new customer, or a new hire in a company. We DM you personal updates weekly after your target tweeps follow someone new. To create a watch list, click… Continue reading Watching for new common twitter friends
Is a man with a 4.0 GPA and a masters degree in education likely to be better at teaching in an inner city school than a woman with a BA in history who had a 2.5 GPA in her first two years of college and a 4.0 her junior and senior year? All other things… Continue reading Learning to be a great teacher
Last week we soft-launched a bunch of new features to help you untangle the mysteries of who is who on Twitter. You can now: a) Identify an individual’s most influential followers. Wonder who’s really influential? This is your search. In theory this search is “biggest followers,” except we’ve weeded out all those people who follow… Continue reading New twiangulate followers, biggest followers, smallest friends, and common followers
“The way to kill a newspaper is to ask more for less,” says legendary newsman Sir Harold Evans in his autobiography My Paper Chase. The New York Times should remember Sir Harold’s rule as plans to erect a paywall around its online content in January 2011. The paywall means not just that readers will pay more,… Continue reading ClubNYT.com: turning the paywall into a velvet rope
Want to help test a new service we’re coding? Drop me a line and I’ll get you a beta code for Twiangulate. The service is simple, something we originally designed for staff use. Exhausted by plowing through lists of hundreds of people who our favorite tweeters follow, we rigged Twiangulate to (you guessed it) triangulate:… Continue reading Twiangulate: a bird’s eye view of Twitter