What does "Klout" mean on Twitter and how is it calculated?

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  1. Lady_E profile image64
    Lady_Eposted 6 years ago

    What does "Klout" mean on Twitter and how is it calculated?

    I have copied mine below in photo - it's 31.  (last figure on the right)


  2. brianlokker profile image98
    brianlokkerposted 6 years ago

    I hadn't heard of it before seeing this question, but I see on the Klout website that the Klout Score "measures influence based on your ability to drive action" on social networks. Apparently it's integrated with Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ -- maybe others too. I checked your Twitter profile and I don't see it there, so I'm not sure where it's appearing. I signed up for Klout so maybe I'll learn more -- I also signed up to follow you on Twitter. smile

  3. Lady_E profile image64
    Lady_Eposted 6 years ago

    Thanks Brian. Sorry, it only shows in Hootsuite (associated with twitter). That's where I copied it from. When, you click on a person's profile, the box above will come up.

  4. Scot Manaher profile image57
    Scot Manaherposted 6 years ago

    "Klout" was most likely derived from the word "Clout", meaning how much you influence someone. I would assume Klout is calculated by the number of retweets you receive. Plus I'm sure they calculate @mentions in too.

  5. rumbling profile image50
    rumblingposted 6 years ago

    Klout score is based upon your influence in social media. They calculate it based upon number of factors in few social networking sites. Supported sites are Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Tumbler, Blogspot, FourSquare and many more. With regard to Twitter, its about how many retweets you get, how often you tweet, how many replies you get etc. It is fairly easy to game if you really want to improve it.

  6. georgethegent profile image60
    georgethegentposted 6 years ago

    I've gone all moody now. I'm only 13 in klout sad


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