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@henkvaness - Tracking Henk van Ess Twitter profile since September 26, 2008

"Fact checking rockstar", says @ampress. Hmm, how can I be sure? Workshops #socialmedia #ddj & #OSINT | Author - latest:


  • Worldwide Rank #279,905
  • Follower/Following Ratio 6.15
  • Daily New Followers 11
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Henk van Ess's story

Henk van Ess, also known as @henkvaness has a reasonably significant presence on Twitter and is ranked by us in the 50% percentile for account strength. Active on Twitter since June 2008, Henk van Ess made it to having an enviable 38,103 Twitter followers and to being ranked 279,905 for number of followers among all Twitter users.

Good on ya, @henkvaness for keeping strong! The plot thickens when considering Henk van Ess's follower-to-following ratio, which is 6.15.

@henkvaness tweets very frequently, with an average of 13 tweet(s) per day in the past 30 days. However this seems to be a big change from a total of 26,148 since @henkvaness joined Twitter.
It seems like Henk van Ess is really being listened to on Twitter, with an audience attentiveness score of 74%, which stems from being tracked on 1,243 Twitter lists and normalized to their 38,103 followers.

This account is tracked by us for quite some time now, actually since September 2008. As of March 26 2017 we track 14 Twitter accounts, so feel free to search for other accounts you're interested in and reveal their Twitter story!

#279K Worldwide Rank
Follower Following / Ratio
8 Tweets per day
Worldwide rank Evolution
0.7% Follower
74% Audience
1K Listed
@henkvaness Twitter Stats Overview
Daily average: + 11 followers, + 9 tweets, + 5 following.

Henk van Ess Tweets

@henkvaness has posted 212 tweets in the last 30 days, which translates to an average of 8 tweets per day.

Henk van Ess Twitter Followers

@henkvaness has 38,103 followers on Twitter.
This account is #279,905 in the worldwide rank of the most popular Twitter users.


Henk van Ess Following on Twitter

@henkvaness is following 6,193 Twitter accounts.
Last month this account followed 240 users.

Henk van Ess Predictions & Milestones

@henkvaness will hit 39,130 followers in the next 3 months, and 42,267 in one year.

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Dutch-born Henk van Ess is, according to The Economist, New York Times
and CNBC specialised in investigative journalism & new media. He is
deeply involved in the worldwide education of information specialists,
reporters and multimedia & web editors. Van Ess chairs the
Dutch/Flemish organisation for investigative reporters VVOJ and is 
member of VVOJ Medialab, an educational website for reporters.

He is a regular speaker at international conferences like the Global
Investigative Journalism Conference, SKUP, Netzwerk Recherche and the
conferences of the VVOJ. His latest books are "Handboek
Datajournalism" (Boom, 2012) and Google Code (Pearson, 2011 - Dutch,
German and French edition).


Henk has a long track record of implementing educational projects for
boards, management and employees. He has trained over 7000
professionals in the practical and critical use of the web,
multimedia, social media, cross media and internet research. He has
run workshops for the media in Europe, the US and Canada (e.g.
Spiegel, Die Zeit, AD, ABC, ARD, CBC, FD, HDC, NOS, NDP, NRC, NVB,
Persgroep, RNW, Zembla, VRT, NCRV, KRO, AVRO, Stern, FD, VN,
Volkskrant, ZDF) and does in company training and events for

Van Ess is member of several think tanks for new internet concepts
like video search, crowd sourcing and designing for tablets. As a
hobby, he publishes websites about internet research. One of them was
quoted on the official Google Blog under ʻWhat Weʼre Readingʼ.