Want to get better at Twitter? The micro-blogging service is testing a feature that will help you see which tweets are the most successful. Achievements, an experimental account from the service, is currently up and running. It’s a private account, so you have to request to follow it, but it’s been accepting requests over the past few days (495 by my last count).
Once Achievements accepts your follow, it will DM you updates showcasing how many people have engaged with you.
I’m still waiting on my request to get accepted, but TechCrunch’s Matthew Panzarino pointed out that Xero engineer Owen Williams had tweeted out an image of what it looks like when Achievements messages you:
Twitter achievements experiment is neat https://t.co/9GDosj1w2L
— Owen Williams (@ow) January 8, 2014
A New Zealand-based Twitter user who follows Williams chimed in and said he’d been using the product for months:
@ow it’s great I’ve been using it for a couple of months. I love my daily stats DM at 5:01 haha
— Vasely Sapunov (@xpigx) January 8, 2014
If Achievements hasn’t accepted your follow request and you’re dying to see your stats, there are other ways to do it: FavStar will showcase the tweets you send with high engagement numbers, among other third-party analytics services. Digital Trends drew up a list of our favorite free Twitter analytics services, so feel free to check it out while you wait.
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