Glossary

Overperforming
Overperformance is calculated by benchmarking how many interactions that account’s posts usually get after a certain period of time. Benchmarks are calculated from the last 100 posts of each post type (photo, video, link, etc.) from the account.

Underperforming
Underperforming is a relative score as to how posts for that Page or account normally perform. If it’s red, it's performing below average.

Total Interactions
The total number of reactions, shares and comments on a Facebook post; the total number of retweets and likes on a tweet; the total number of favorites and comments on an Instagram post; the total number of upvotes and comments on a reddit thread.

Interaction Rate
Calculated by averaging the number of interactions for all of the account’s posts in the specified time frame, then dividing that by the number of followers/fans.

Weights
The customizable weights given in our algorithm to each interaction (for example, a reaction, share or comment). Choose which interaction is most important to you.

Leaderboard
A leaderboard allows you to see how a single account or a group of Pages/accounts are performing over a set period of time. This feature is helpful for reporting purposes, and for competitive intelligence. Additionally, when you hover over an account or Page you can glean insight and trends from that account about what types of content were posted.

Video View
The number of times a video was watched for an aggregate of at least 3 seconds, or for nearly its total length, whichever happened first (more info here). However, CrowdTangle updates video views captured every 4-6 minutes, so the numbers reflected in CrowdTangle and in Facebook Insights may occasionally be briefly out of sync.

Link
Links uploaded to the platform

Status/Text Post
Text only posts

Photo/Image
Photos uploaded to the platform

Facebook/Twitter Video
Videos uploaded to the native video players, including Facebook Live.

Video (Other)
Vimeo or other platforms and shared on Facebook or Twitter.