homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 23.23.57.182
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member
Home / Forums Index / Social Media / Twitter
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: not2easy & rumbas

Twitter Forum

    
Twitter Button Shrinking
rlopes

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4457947 posted 8:53 pm on May 25, 2012 (gmt 0)

There's something odd about the Twitter Button installed in my site's homepage.

Last week it was showing more than 500 Tweets, and now its back to 298.

Any ideas of what might have caused it?

 

henry0

WebmasterWorld Senior Member henry0 us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4457947 posted 1:45 pm on May 26, 2012 (gmt 0)

There are no precise answers as too many parameters are considered.
For example, the count is +1 for any tweet or retweet,
futher if a user tweets twice from the same URL it will count +2.
So you need to track more of the user behavior in order to figure out if anything is wrong.

Even more, due to the tweets volume Twitter might cache the button result and delaying the new sum, see where we go....

rlopes

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4457947 posted 12:13 am on May 27, 2012 (gmt 0)

Thank you for the reply Henry.

The thing is that the button was marking over 500 tweets for a long time, and last week it suddenly dropped to less than 300.

g1smd

WebmasterWorld Senior Member g1smd us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4457947 posted 7:43 am on May 27, 2012 (gmt 0)

Twitter still has many bugs. Post counts do vary wildly.

I 'lost' several thousand posts for months, then suddenly one day they were back again.

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / Social Media / Twitter
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved