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Nuclear Follow Cost?

November 11, 2010

I noticed on my mobile a Twitter service called Follow Cost and thought I would check it out.

Follow Cost publishes a Twitter account’s average number of updates over time along with a recent updates number.

As you can see below, my average Tweets per day over the life of my Twitter account has been 13.72 Tweets a day while recently my Tweeting frequency has increased to 235.45 Tweets a day.

This in turn has caused Follow Cost to declare following me on Twitter to have a “Nuclear Follow Cost”.

Nuclear Follow Cost

Nuclear Follow Cost measures its Twitter following costs in units called Milliscobles.

The definition of a Milliscoble from



With my recent updates score of 11101.1 milliscobles,  I don’t whether I should be alarmed or relieved.