Messaging & Online Collaboration: Measuring Lawmakers' Twitter Clout: A Top 10 List
No lie! South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson is cutting a wide Twitter path among members of Congress, as are several other Twittering Republicans. TechPresident and Twitter analytics site Klout took the measure of more than 80 Twittering lawmakers in engagement, reach, how often one's messages are retweeted, reciprocity, the influence of one's followers and the effectiveness of one's tweeting. In other words: the lawmaker's official Twitter clout. Here, eWEEK assembles the TechPresident and Klout's Top 10 along with their cumulative scores (out of a possible 100).