Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

Submission + - Is Klout effective? 'Some Observations on Klout Scores' says no (infosecisland.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Article looks at if Klout an effective method of measuring online influence. Author says no and concludes: The challenge of measuring influence on a social media scale is colossal, given the hundreds different data points.

Klout has its work cut out and it seems like they need to be in beta a while longer. Klout can and should be applauded for trying to measure this monstrosity called social influence; but their results of influence should in truth, carry very little influence.

Full story at: http://infosecisland.com/blogview/21334-Some-Observations-on-Klout-Scores.html

This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Is Klout effective? 'Some Observations on Klout Scores' says no

Comments Filter:

I've never been canoeing before, but I imagine there must be just a few simple heuristics you have to remember... Yes, don't fall out, and don't hit rocks.

Working...