TwitterCounter

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Twitter Counter is an analytics service for Twitter. It provides statistics of Twitter usage, and also offers a variety of widgets and buttons that people can add to their blogs, websites or social network profiles to show recent Twitter visitors and number of followers.

History[edit]

Twitter Counter started as a self funded startup based in Amsterdam, Netherlands on June 12, 2008.[1] It is a third party application and the Twitter name is licensed from Twitter, Inc.

Acquisitions[edit]

The service has received some attention in the past for acquiring Qwitter[2] and Twitaholic,[3] a competing company.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ernst-Jan, Pfauth (June 12, 2008). "Twittercounter: Feedburner for Twitter". The Next Web. 
  2. ^ Robin, Wauters (April 20, 2011). "Remember Qwitter? They Were Just Acquired By TwitterCounter For $11,111". Techcrunch. 
  3. ^ Schroeder, Stan (February 4, 2011). "Twitter Counter Acquires Popular Twitter Stats Provider Twitaholic". Mashable.