How to See Your Most Followed Follower on Twitter

Most of us use Twitter analytics to check the number of followers we have gained in the past few months. These analytics give us plenty of information about our current followers, the top followers, and those who engage with us regularly. This information is crucial to get a better understanding of who’s following us on Twitter and how popular they are. But the question is, “how do you measure the popularity or value of a follower”?

see your most followed follower on twitter

Should you check the quality of the content of your followers’ posts? Or, are your best followers the people who check your posts, view stories, and engage with you on a regular basis? Some people determine the value of their followers by checking the number of people following their followers. It’s easy. There is no doubt that your best follower is the user with a large follower count. The more people follow them, the higher the chances your following will grow quickly if this person reposts your tweets.

There are many reasons why you may want to track your most-followed followers on Twitter. While popularity is the most popular reason, you may want access to this data simply for the metrics. So, how can you do that? Let’s check out the manual steps for finding your best followers on Twitter.

How to See Your Most Followed Follower on Twitter

1. Do It Manually

For those with only a few followers, this method can be used to track who’s following you on Twitter and how many followers do they have. It may take some time, but it’s worth the effort. All you have to do is prepare a spreadsheet and create a list consisting of the usernames of each follower. The process is pretty simple. Check the name of each follower on Twitter and copy it to the spreadsheet. Once you are done with the list, start searching for each follower one by one.

You need to search for each individual profile on Twitter to get a clear picture of the user’s account, their bio, profile, following and follower count, and posts (if their account is public). In the same sheet, create another column for the follower count. Enter the number of followers right next to the username of each person. Once you are done, compare the data and pick the person with the highest number of followers.

2. Use Twitter Analytics

While the above method is a great way to analyze your followers and learn more about them, nobody would like to spend hours researching their followers and collecting information about each user manually. This is especially not necessary when Twitter has a built-in tool that can help you learn anything you need to know about your followers. And, the tool is easy to use. So, even if you are new to Twitter, you can just check Twitter analytics to collect information about your followers. Here are the steps:

  • Log into your Twitter account
  • Click on the left menu panel and locate the “more” button in the list.
  • You have to select “analytics” from this list
  • Scroll down to find the “top follower” option

Twitter Analytics shows you the top follower for the month. It sorts the follower list by the most-followed followers, thus showing you the accounts with the highest follower count. If there is no user who followed you in the given month, you will get a message that says “No new followers.”

There is absolutely no need to perform a manual search when Twitter has a built-in tool for showing you the most-followed followers. All you have to do is navigate to the Analytics page and there you go! You will get a list of your top followers.

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Dharmesh Donda

iStaunch is written by Dharmesh Donda, an avid Internet geek, IT professional since 2012. Have been in IT industry for more than a decade, and currently doing management and consulting work have taken a plunge into entrepreneurship.

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