Twitter’s new #FollowMe tool creates an instant Twitter highlight reel for you

Image Credit: Twitter

Twitter and Vizify have teamed up to create a highlight reel of your best tweets, photos, and most engaging moments on Twitter, automagically.

Vizify, of course, is the social media infographic company that creates visual overviews of your activity on Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, your personal website or blog, and more.

Simply jump over to Vizify’s “animate my Twitter profile as a video” page, authorize the app to access your Twitter data, and turn on your volume. Vizify instantly grabs your Twitter highlights, sets them to a catchy tune, and plays a 30-second reel of your best moments.

Wondering what it looks like? Mine’s kinda boring, but here’s Kobe Bryant’s:

The highlight reel will include any Vine movies you’ve created, Twitter says, and will help you discover your most engaged followers. And it’ll all be set to music.

But it doesn’t stop there.

After you’ve created your first Twitter highlight reel, Vizify allows you to edit and customize it with the photos, videos, topics, and top followers of your choice. You can also select your own music from about 30 options from Friendly Music:

Customize your highlight reel

Above: Customize your highlight reel

Image Credit: John Koetsier

This is a fun, quick way to see what’s going on with your Twitter account even if Twitter stats are really working at the moment. And it’s a great way to embed a quick overview of social you — on Twitter — on your blog or personal site.

It’s also yet another way Twitter is promoting Vine, its six-second video-sharing social network. I think I have exactly one Vine video, and sure enough, it showed up in my highlight reel.

Image credit: Twitter


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