There is a great tool available to get the current counts of Social Shares a URL has received. It can be accessed here: http://www.webalyzing.com/free-seo-tools/social-sharing-counts.php
In essence, it ping various social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, etc and queries your URL against those sites. It then presents you with a count of the number of shares a particular page has received.
Let’s look at an example. A popular article from this site is when we described the Chicken and Pigs example from Scrum meetings. When we queried how many Social Shares that URL has had, here is what we found:
As you can see this is a handy little tool. It showcases how many social shares the particular URL has received on a collection of Social media sharing sites.
Best of all – it’s free – can’t beat that!