Twitter users have a new tool at their disposal to help build their followers.
Twitter and Vizify have partnered on a #FollowMe video creation tool that collects a user’s Twitter profile activity and turns it into a video that runs about 30 seconds or so.
The video profiles include your most popular tweets, photos and Vine videos, along with info on what topics you tweet about most often, when you tweet most, and what other users you interact with the most.
The end result — or at least the goal, perhaps — is to make a short video that serves as a snapshot of the Twitter user and, assuming it’s interesting, can help them gain new followers. You can be the judge of whether that succeeds for my Twitter account:
(Warning: There’s audio.)
Check out my Twitter profile as an animated movie. #FollowMe #Vizify vizify.com/matt-mcgee/twi…
— Matt McGee (@mattmcgee) June 13, 2013
The tool only needs a minute or so to create the video, and once it’s finished, there are several sharing options including Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and others — but not a direct embed option. (That’s why I had to tweet my video first and then embed the tweet above.)
If Vizify inserts a photo or other piece of information that you don’t want included, there’s also a great editing tool where you can either delete items completely, or edit what’s included — i.e., if you want to feature a different tweet as your “top tweet,” you can.
It’s free and something that brands can likely use to quickly show how they act and interact on Twitter and grow their followings.