Unique followers on Twitter

As pointed out by Jorg Kennis, Twitter‘s new lists feature make it hard to determine the amount of unique followers. I’ve written a simple script, using a slightly modified TweePy, to determine the amount of unique followers.

Example usage:

bas@w-nz ~/twitter-unique-followers $ python twitter-unique-followers.py JorgK -ubwesterb
Password:
rate_limit_status: remaining_hits: 112
Jorg Kennis
 followed directly by 182
 in lists
  RPtje/vriendenbekenden subscribed to by 0
  JorgK/TechNL subscribed to by 0
  sentfanwyaerda/nijmegen1 subscribed to by 9
  JorgK/Friends subscribed to by 0
  sjorsjes/Community subscribed to by 0
  robinspeijer/iPhone subscribed to by 1
  nielsschooneman/iPhone subscribed to by 0
  JeanPaulH/iPhoneclub subscribed to by 5
number of unique followers: 198

You can download it here. I could write a simple webpage with the same functionality, if anyone would mind.

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