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Ever wondered how many people have read your tweet?

By Sj.Cliff
Ever wondered how many people have read your tweet?

Word on the Twittersphere is that the social network is toying with the idea of showing users how many people have viewed their tweet.

So far it’s only been seen by selected users on IOS devices such as iPhones and iPads.

Existing features across the site show users who have favourited what they’ve posted and even retweeted. The most important feature, who’s actually seen their post has remained a mystery until now.

This isn’t the first step Twitter has taken recently to raise engagement. Favourite, retweet, and follow buttons are now featured in the timeline of mobile devices, leading to a 35% increase in activity.

The only pitfall we can see with having a viewcount is harsh. What if the people you believe you're talking to don’t actually read it, worse still read it and just don’t care?

Would you be comfortable talking to an empty room or do you think there’s a good reason view counts have been kept hidden? Let us know on our social media with a tweet or a wall post.

Tagged: user count, twitter, new

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