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Early Access to SocialRank for Instagram

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At SocialRank we are building a place where you can log in with your various social accounts and pull all your followers into one central location. So far, we’ve been improving on our Twitter product before expanding to other platforms. In a few short weeks, we will be launching SocialRank for Instagram. It will look very ...

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The Startup T-Shirt Phenomenon: Branding and Conway’s Law

Source: South Park's Twitter account

In 1967, programmer Mel Conway wrote a paper called “How Do Committees Invent?” and submitted it to the Harvard Business Review, who promptly rejected it. Luckily for us, the paper eventually ended up getting published the following year in a tech magazine that was popular at the time. Hidden in this paper was a pretty ...

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UPDATE: Activity Filter Changes

We’ve made an important change to our Activity Filter this past month. Previously, you could filter your followers based on whether they were Active, Inactive, or Fake. However, these categories weren’t fully accurate. We had come up with decent approximations for them, but honestly, only Twitter can display this information correctly. For example, we might call ...

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Tech Startups Index

We recently launched a product we’ve been working on for several months — the SocialRank Index. The Index is a tool that tracks the Twitter activity of the world’s biggest brands. Anyone can log in and, without paying a dime, look at how the average company in a particular industry is performing. So far, we ...

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Tech Media Index

Tech Media Index Last week, we debuted the SocialRank Index, which tracks the Twitter activity of the world’s biggest brands. So far, we have released the Global Brands Index (Nike, Pepsi, etc) and the Tech Companies Index (Microsoft, IBM, etc). Our plan is to continue to release new industry-specific indexes over the following weeks and ...

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Universal Refresh

We’ve added a universal refresh button on the side menu when you log into SocialRank. This means two things: 1) while logged in, you can now refresh your account from anywhere on the site; and 2) you can easily see when your account was last updated. So you might notice that your last account refresh ...

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Tech Companies Index

A few days ago, we launched the SocialRank Index, which is a real-time look at the Twitter activity of the world’s biggest brands. Over the next few weeks, we will be releasing a slew of other industry-specific indexes. Today, we begin this process with the release of the Tech Companies Index. Tech Companies Index This ...

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Introducing the SocialRank Index

The Twitter Activity of the World’s Biggest Brands When we first launched SocialRank, it was out of a pretty whimsical desire to see who our best followers were on Twitter. But as we continued building out our product and saw the types of accounts flowing in to use it, we realized that we’d stumbled upon ...

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Follow and Direct Message Inside of SocialRank

We recently pushed an update that allows you to Direct Message followers and to Follow them back if you aren’t already following them. These new features complement the two biggest use cases we’ve seen for SocialRank — finding people for local events and sending rewards to followers during marketing campaigns. We hope this update makes it ...

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UPDATE: Faster Account Loads

Since we launched SocialRank in the February of last year, we’ve been hunting for ways to get your account ready as quickly as possible. Early on, large accounts took a long time to process. By the end of the summer, we had whittled that down to about half that time. Now most large accounts run in a ...

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