Free Tool Friday: The Leaf Chrome Addon Gives Data About Twitter Users

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Aug 15, 2014
This article is part of a series called Free Tool Fridays.

Note: This is a part of the Free Tool Friday series with Dean DaCosta. Each Friday during July and August, Dean will provide a short description of one of his favorite browser addons, apps, or extensions.

Do you source on Twitter? Do you ever wish you had a way to see more data about Twitter users when viewing their profiles? This may be your answer. Leaf is a Chrome addon that lets you see Twitter metrics for any Twitter user. You will see Twitter activity, hashtags, influencers, mentions and more.

Once installed, the leaf button sits on the upper right hand of the screen when viewing a Twitter profile. To see statistics, simply click on the leaf.

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Below is a sample of the data displayed after clicking on the leaf image.

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Other data shared includes

  • Hashtags : Check the hashtags to see who else is tweeting about the topic.

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  • Influencers: Check on the people who influence candidates you’re interested in. They might be good recruits.

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Don’t forget to check out the previous Free Tool Friday posts. Until next week, enjoy Leaf!

This article is part of a series called Free Tool Fridays.
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