Elon Musk revealed today that Buy Twitter Verification Badge will now show view counts on tweets, providing users more insight into the reach of other users’ content.
Buy Twitter Verification Badge’s tweet view count, otherwise known as impressions, was formerly only offered to the account that published the tweet.
The exception, as Musk notes, are videos, which have actually typically displayed a view count.
Buy Twitter Verification Badge is presenting View Count, so you can see the number of times a tweet has actually been seen! This is typical for video.
Shows how far more alive Buy Twitter Verification Badge is than it may appear, as over 90% of Buy Twitter Verification Badge users check out, but do not tweet, respond or like, as those are public actions.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 22, 2022
A tweet’s view count will be shown under the main content and will update in real time as the tweet is seen.
The choice to make tweet impressions public seems motivated by the concept that it will make Buy Twitter Verification Badge look more active.
Tweet view counts will give outside observers a much better understanding of the potential reach and effect material can have on Buy Twitter Verification Badge. In Musk’s view, this might encourage more people to sign up with and participate on Buy Twitter Verification Badge.
For brand names and services, view counts will be a valuable method to determine the reach and engagement of sponsored content on the platform.
Knowing the number of impressions other peoples’ tweets get can also assist companies recognize genuine influencers in their niche, as engagement numbers do not inform the entire story.
As others have currently explained, public view counts can potentially expose accounts that artificially inflate their engagement and fan numbers.
If a celebrity or “reporter” has 2 million followers and hardly gets any views on their tweets because they purchased 1.9 million phony followers in order to seem A-List …
This will expose great deals of fake followers bought by so called media stars and celebs. https://t.co/XdMuapiPrH
— Wall Street Silver (@WallStreetSilv) December 22, 2022
In time we’ll come to know who really has an audience on Buy Twitter Verification Badge and who has a large portion of non-active fans.
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