For those who’d like to delve a little deeper into Twitter’s statistics, there are a number of handy apps you can use to analyze data. Some uses for these apps would be to track your brand name, see the data behind trending topics & to analyze your own followers. In this post, I will be taking a look at some of the better applications.
1. Twitter Stats – Allows you to type a keyword into the search and find out how many mentions of that on Twitter of a period of time. Displays a handy graph with your search result.
2. Tweetronics – A slightly more advanced version, this app shows the number of mentions of your keyword/brand and displays a chart, also shows the sentiment towards the keyword by showing negative and positive tweets.
3. Twitter Digest – “Large amounts of fresh tweets are streamed from Twitter API in real time and analyzed by Open Calais and OpenNLP in real time. These conversations are from millions of Twitter users. Topics and keywords are automatically identified and ranked by popularity within a 24-hour period. The topics ranked at the top gives a timely snapshot of what most people are talking about on Twitter today.”
4. Twittas – A number of different apps to find out statistics about your twitter account such as, when you will reach 1 million followers, how long you have been a member, finding your first followers etc.
5. Twitter Analyzer – Excellent app which lets you delve in to statistics about your account showing graphs of things like follower growth rate, commonly used hashtags, number of people exposed to your name etc.
6. Twitter Top Twenty – A number of Top 20 stats about twitter – top topics, users by followers etc.
7. Tweet Buzzer – Realtime statistics on brands being mentioned on twitter – can use it to search for your own brand as well.
8. Klout – “Klout allows you to track the impact of your opinions, links and recommendations across your social graph. We collect data about the content you create, how people interact with that content and the size and composition of your network. From there, we analyze the data to find indicators of influence and then provide you with innovative tools to interact with and interpret the data.”