In today’s time, when information travels at the speed of light, Twitter has emerged as a highly influential and popular social media platform. With its engaging nature, Twitter has redefined how we communicate, share ideas, and stay connected. Twitter was conceptualized in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams as a microblogging platform. They aimed to create a platform to let users share their thoughts and updates in short, 140-character messages known as “tweets.” The constraint of brevity was Twitter’s defining feature, forcing users to express themselves concisely.
Launched in July 2006, Twitter gradually gained traction, attracting those who recognized its potential as a unique tool. It quickly became a hub for news, updates, and links to interesting content. As the user base grew, Twitter started to make its mark on significant events.
In 2009, Twitter introduced a crucial innovation by replacing the 140-character limit with 280 characters, providing users with more space to express themselves. This sparked a surge in user engagement and further propelled Twitter’s popularity.
Today, Twitter boasts over 330 million active users worldwide, generating billions of tweets daily. It has revolutionized how we consume news, express ourselves, and connect with others. Twitter’s an integral part of our digital lives, from trends to thought-provoking threads.
The platform also offers various features beyond tweeting itself. One is following other users, letting individuals curate their personalized feeds from accounts they find interesting or relevant. Following grants access to updates, news, and insights shared by celebrities, thought leaders, organizations, and friends. This facilitates new voices and perspectives, meaningful connections, and expanding one’s network.
Additionally, Twitter provides a direct messaging (DM) feature that enables private conversations. DMs allow individuals to engage in one-on-one or group conversations, creating a space for confidential communication.
Today’s blog will discuss how you can view someone’s Twitter followers without an account.
How to View Someone’s Twitter Followers Without Account?
Let’s get straight to it: how can you view a user’s Twitter followers without having a Twitter account yourself? The answer is simple: whether or not you have an account doesn’t matter if they have a public account.
You see, most people wrongly assume that unless you have an account on Twitter, you cannot check out Twitter at all. However, that’s not correct at all. Twitter is a large platform and understands that users have reservations, too.
So, even when you’re not ready to sign up on Twitter, you can try it and see if it’s up to your liking. Of course, without an account, you won’t be able to engage on the platform in any way whatsoever. The only thing you can do is observe the environment and experience.
While some might think it’s unfair, we are of the opinion that it makes complete sense. How can you like a tweet or follow someone when you don’t have a profile? It’s like saying that you wish to connect with others but aren’t willing to say a single word.
Here’s how to use Twitter without signing up
Step 1: Install the Twitter mobile app on your smartphone.
Step 2: On the first page, you’ll see several options to log in or sign up. Locate the option to Try Twitter and click on it.
Step 3: Now, you’re on a Twitter feed and have the option to search for any user’s profile that you want to visit.
However, accessing their followers list is a completely different matter. Regardless of whether or not you have a profile, their profile visibility depends on their account status. If they have a public account, you can see their followers list either way, but if they have a private account, having a profile won’t make any difference.
But if you happen to create a profile and send them a friend request, then it’s possible that they’ll accept their request. Only after you’re friends with them will you be able to see their followers list.
While we’ve made it sound easy, it generally is not. Users have private profiles for a reason; they only wish to connect with those in their inner circle. So, unless you know them personally, we’re sorry to say there isn’t much you can do.
How to access someone’s followers list on Twitter?
Now that we’ve established that you cannot see a private profile’s followers list without following them with a profile first let’s move on. Now, we’ll discuss how you can see a public profile’s follower list without creating a profile of your own.
Step 1: The first page you’ll land on is your Twitter Feed. At the left side of the tab, you’ll see a column with an Explore option; tap on it!
Step 2: Tap on the Search Twitter bar at the top of the page and enter the name of the user whose followers list you wish to see.
Step 3: Select their profile from the list of results that appear. On their profile, under their picture and bio, you’ll see two important details, the number of Following and the number of Followers.
Step 4: Tap on their number of Followers to go through their followers list.