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How Twitter Counter got covered by Reuters, CNN & Huffington Post

For websites that offer a service (like ours), it’s important you get mentioned in publications and show practical examples of your services to a bigger and newer audience than your current users. It’s good for branding and strengthens your authority. In this blogpost we want to share what happened last week when we reported on …

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Justin Bieber to become most followed user on Twitter, dethroning Lady Gaga

UPDATE TUESDAY JANUARY 22TH After putting up a great fight (which took longer than we expected), Justin Bieber took Lady Gaga’s crown this early morning (CET time). Currently the difference in follower count is fluctuating between 1000-2000, proving the margins were really really close. Check out our Top 100 page to check the numbers! Yesterday …

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17 brands in Twitter’s overall top 100, what are today’s most followed brands on Twitter?

Yesterday, I stumbled upon a post on Mediabistro, called The ten most popular brands on Twitter. It was a post from March this year, so it was still relatively recent. The online world moves so fast, and brands are becoming increasingly aware of the need to have a social presence. That’s why I decided to take a …

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Pope Benedict close to 1 million followers

Unless you have been living under a rock lately, you’ve probably heard the head of the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI, has officially joined Twitter last Monday. Since its official launch, the Pope’s twitter handle @Pontifex gained more than 500,000 followers in just 3 days. According to our prediction tool it will take 7 days …

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Barack Obama first to hit more than 1 million retweets?

Barack Obama’s celebratory tweet is not only the most retweeted post of all time, its also good on his way to becoming the first tweet with more than 1 million retweets! At the time of writing, the celebratory tweet of the just re-elected president of the Unites States already surpassed 780,000 retweets: Four more years. twitter.com/BarackObama/st… — …

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