Favstar (also known as favstar.fm) was an online service that tracked Twitter use. Favstar used an API to rank Tweets by popularity according to metrics like Favorites and Retweets.[2]

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LaunchedJuly 2009[1]

Favstar shut down on June 19, 2018, after the API that it relied on was deprecated.[3] A similar service was launched shortly after with LikeFluence.


  1. ^ "Favstar.fm Makes The Twitter "Favorite" Less Of An Unwanted Step-Child". TechCrunch. Retrieved 12 September 2010.
  2. ^ "Favstar.fm - Frequently Asked Questions and Answers". Archived from the original on May 18, 2013. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  3. ^ Favstar says it will shut down June 19 as a result of Twitter’s API changes for data streams

External LinksEdit

  • LikeFluence