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Developers like Tweet Button, want better analytics

Juan Carlos Perez | March 4, 2011
They also say that the Tweet Button's performance on mobile devices can be improved

Nischal Shetty, a developer using the Tweet Button on his application JustUnfollow and on his blog, could also use more analytics data, ideally provided via a centralized Twitter dashboard.

"Currently, the Tweet Button doesn't really offer anything except display the count of the number of times a URL has been shared on Twitter," Shetty said.

Meanwhile, Hendra Kieran, a system engineer at Affle, maker of the Pinch iMessenger mobile messaging application, is also satisfied with the Tweet Button but finds that its rendering and functionality fall short in mobile devices, a complaint echoed by other developers in online discussion forums.

"When it is used to share a tweet, it will take the user to a non-mobile-friendly page in Twitter so users have to zoom in to get a better view of the page," Kieran said.

Twitter didn't respond to requests for comment about the Tweet Button.

 

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