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Submission + - Is Klout effective? 'Some Observations on Klout Scores' says no (

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.

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

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