Twitter is a free social networking and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read messages known as tweets. Tweets are text-based posts of up to 140 characters displayed on the author's profile page and delivered to the author's subscribers who are known as followers. Senders can restrict delivery to those in their circle of friends or, by default, allow open access.
Twitter is one of the largest and most active social networking platforms in the world today. Millions of tweeters are using Twitter to communicate with each other. Twitter has been used for political campaigns, education, dealing with emergencies, to organize protests and demonstrations, public relations and survey opinions
About Pulse of the Tweeters
Users on twitter often talk about common topics. Twitter calls these as 'trends' and identifies the top trending topics in real-time. As Twitter continues to grow, it becomes more and more difficult for a new user to figure out the difference between useful content and spam. We provide a trend-specific ranking of users that is able to identify the most influential users across each topic. By using our ranking scheme, it is easy to identify the trendsetters and the tweets that matter most. Check out our rankings.