Geek of the Week: Followformation

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      Unlike Facebook, Twitter isn’t so much about who you’re friends with as who you’re interested in getting to know.

      But for new users of the microblogging service, it isn’t obvious how to find these people.

      Followformation aims to help newbies get started.

      Launched on July 14 by Vancouver-based Aer Marketing, the Web application makes it easy for you to find and follow the top 10 to 50 Twitterers in categories such as shopping and politics.

      The site compiles its lists using other useful Twitter directories, including Geofollow, Twitterholic, and WeFollow.

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