Incorrect follower count on twitter vs. API results


#1

I used a google sheet script to import all my followers from Twitter and its showing around 8200, when Twitter only shows about 2000. I’m curious to why that would be? Does requesting followers bring in old follower or something else that can filter out?


#2

That sounds very odd. Do you have a link to the script? Are there any duplicates in your sheet?


#3

This is where I grabbed the script:


#4

I just re-sorted and yes… 4x each… ugh!


#5

Aha! mystery solved! :smile:


#6

Now to figure out why so it doesn’t keep happening! haha!