Frequently Asked Questions

What is Retweet Rank?

Retweet Rank is a simple yet powerful influence measurement tool on twitter. You can track your rank and retweets on Retweet Rank.

How is Retweet Rank calculated?

Retweet Rank looks up all recent retweets, number of followers, friends and lists of a user. It then compares these numbers with those of other users' and assigns a rank. So, if you get a retweet rank of 4,500 for instance, that means you are the 4,500th most influential person on Twitter.

What is percentile?

Percentile score indicates how do you score relative to other twitter users. It ranges from 0-100. It is calculated as:

Percentile = (Total Users on Retweet Rank - User rank) * 100 /Total Users on Retweet Rank

100%ile is the best.

How often do the retweets/ranks update?

About every 1-2 hours.

Do you track old fashioned retweets (RT/via @) and new retweets by twitter button both ?

Yes, we track both and show you a combined list of both kinds of retweets. To see retweets by button: you need to login.

Who are the leaders?

We have a leaderboard of the most influential people on Twitter. The top ranked twitter users, who have been most retweeted recently, are listed in the leaderboard. They are the ones producing most interesting content across the twittersphere.

Do you have an API?

Retweet Rank has discontinued API due to updated twitter's Terms of Service. New terms do not allow exposing twitter data via an API.

Can you remove my Retweet Rank public profile?

Retweet Rank user pages are just another view for your twitter account. If you mark your twitter account as private, your retweets will not show up on your page at retweetrank. If you delete your twitter account, your retweet rank page will go away. If you just marked your account as private or deleted it, it may take upto 24 hours to reflect on

How to contact Retweet Rank?

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