Checking Your Twitter Reputation

Have you checked your Twitter reputation lately?

A reputation is an ephemeral thing based on the collective opinion of others. But nevertheless, enterprising individuals have built a variety of tools to compute your Twitter reputation. If anything, it’s a fun way to evaluate your tweets.

This tool measures the “combined influence of twitterers and their followers, with a few social network statistics thrown in as bonus.” That means the influence of your followers’ followers (your second-order followers) are also factored. TwInfluence is perhaps the most academic and thorough reputation measurement tool currently available. As of this post, my rank (and reach) is 43,527 (81%), my velocity is 4,499 second-order followers/day, my social capital is 6,585.3 +2.2 Very High, and my centralization is 13.20% / 0.0 Average – Resilient.
Twitter Grader
This tool aims to measure the “power, reach and authority of a twitter account” by using a proprietary algorithm that considers factors such as number of followers, power of followers, updates, update recency, follower/following ratio, and engagement. As of this post, my grade is 93 out of 100.
This tool analyzes the last seven days of Twitter usage and provides a measurement of impact, engagement, generosity, velocity, clout, and influence. As of this post, my rankings are – impact: 0.3%, engagement: 25.0%, generosity: 100%, velocity: 1.3%, clout: 0.3%, and influence: 0.2%.
This tool uses “semantic analysis to determine what a person talks about and then measures how influential they are on that topic.” As of this post, my score is 15 out of 100. According to Klout, I am a casual user and “don’t take this Twitter stuff too seriously.” Heh, true.
This tool scans Twitter’s public timeline “for new twits to tweet. A few times a day, we calculate individual statistics for each twittering twit in our database,” whatever that means. As of this post, my rank is 158,477.
This tool is a tongue-in-cheek tool that analyzes a profile’s last 100 tweets for readability and types of tweets. As of this post, my Twitter personality is popular, inquisitive, & cautious, with a chatty & coherent style. I am a parrot. (Interesting; I used to be a writer.)

What’s your current Twitter reputation?

Author: Mike Lee

An idealistic realist, humanistic technologist & constant student.

4 thoughts on “Checking Your Twitter Reputation”

  1. I upped my Twitter usage in the last few days, gained a few more followers, participated in a few more conversations, and had a few of my tweets re-tweeted. Looks like my stats have already changed:

    Rank: #46,265 (80%) — UP
    Velocity: 4,128 second-order followers/day — DOWN
    Social Capital: 6,024.0 +2.0 Very High — UP
    Centralization: 14.30% / 0.0 Average – Resilient — UP

    Grade: 93 out of 100 — SAME

    Impact: 0.3% — SAME
    Engagement: 28.6% — DOWN
    Generosity: 66.7% — DOWN
    Velocity: 1.6% — UP
    Clout: 0.5% — UP
    Influence: 0.5% — UP

    Score: 15 out of 100 — SAME

    Rank: 158,881 — DOWN

    Personality: popular inquisitive cautious
    Style: chatty coherent


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