Podversation 01 - Gene Smith and Tweeterboard

Wed, Feb 13, 2021

Audio, podcasting, Twitter

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In this interview Connie Reece speaks with Gene Smith, creator of the Tweeterboard, a tool for “conversation analytics” on Twitter. Gene goes on the record about the Tweeterboard algorithm; his intent to measure engagement, not popularity; and how he recommends people use the data provided.

Quick Take-aways:

  • the number of Twitter users tracked as of today is 3,883
  • Tweeterboard continues to add about 10 users per day
  • the algorithm used is the same as the one used for Google Page Rank
  • Halo 3 was the inspiration for the Box Score spread
  • Chris Brogan is #1 on the Tweeterboard today

About Gene Smith
Gene is a consultant specializing in information architecture strategy, social classification like tagging and folksonomies, emergent information architecture and interaction design. He is a principal at nForm User Experience and is also author of Tagging: People-Powered Metadata for the Social Web.

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Thanks to Twitter friends who suggested questions: @adelemcalear, @chelpixie, @conniecrosby and @digitalmaverick.

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Connie Reece - who has written 152 posts on Every Dot Connects.

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4 Comments For This Post

  1. @CoachDeb Says:

    TX 4 sharing this!
    Looking forward 2 joining
    the ranks of the top 10
    on the Famous Tweeterboard

  2. JaneiczPeaileruy Says:

    How is you?

  3. davernginzks Says:

    I’ve recently joined and wanted to introduce myself :)

  4. kandyy Says:

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    Здесь то, что он преподаёт на своих курсах: раскрытие секретов и тайн профессии гипнолога, обретение
    критико-аналитического мировозрения - раскрытие своего потенциала

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