Build a social media follower counter

In this tutorial from  HackSpace magazine issue 9 , Paul Freeman-Powell shows you how to keep track of your social media followers, and encourage subscribers, by building a live follower counter.  Get your copy of HackSpace magazine in stores now, or download it as a free PDF here . Issues 10 of HackSpace magazine is available online and in stores from tomorrow! The finished build with all components connected, working, and installed in the frame ready for hanging on the wall If you run a local business like an electronics shop or a café, or if you just want to grow your online following and influence, this project is a fun way to help you keep track of your progress. A counter could also help contribute to growing your following if you hang it on the wall and actively ask your customers to like/follow you to see the numbers go up! You’ve probably seen those social media follower counters that feature mechanical splitflap displays

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Build a social media follower counter

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