Is Klout still legit?

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  1. howlermunkey profile image90
    howlermunkeyposted 6 years ago

    Is Klout still legit?

    Klout, and your "Klout Score". As they put it... "The Standard for Influence"... For those who don't know it's basically your "influence" on the social web, measured up very much like a "credit score". It's a great concept, and they were red hot a few months back. Now they've just overhauled their business model... and I wonder. Have you used Klout? Is it still legitimate?

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  2. CZCZCZ profile image85
    CZCZCZposted 6 years ago

    Not sure.  I signed up a long time ago and to me it is more of a novelty.  My score just continues to drop.  I used to be a 40 and over the last 90 days I have a klout score of 36.  It does not bother me one bit though.

    1. howlermunkey profile image90
      howlermunkeyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Ive never even gotten close to a 40 yet lol, I need to spend more time on their and see what the scoring sysytem is really all about.

  3. ChristyWrites profile image82
    ChristyWritesposted 6 years ago

    I use Klout and you are right that it has seen modifications lately. Most people have seen a drop in scores, including me. I am 61 today. I use it to see where my shares and interaction with people on social media networks aligns with other users and who 'influences' me most on the networks. I also like the perks that you can get by mail.

    1. howlermunkey profile image90
      howlermunkeyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I need to spend more time and check out the perks. I hope they make it, its a pretty good idea

    2. ChristyWrites profile image82
      ChristyWritesposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Jeff for the top answer! I shared your question over on Twitter today smile

  4. mydubstepstudio profile image59
    mydubstepstudioposted 5 years ago

    The problem with Klout is that it can be manipulated just like anything else, and while it is enviable that they are trying to change their business model to secure their place in the world wide web, they should also go with the flow more and react to what people want and need. And so far I have not really seen that at klout. At best it is a "play thing" for those in the know.

  5. profile image53
    venedictposted 5 years ago

    I have no personal experience with Klout...and I checked in Google ,with their official website, http://klout.com/home ;I found that there were safe....I just did a whois search using http://www.whoisxy.com/ and they have  their information listed in detail and it is formatted too.When I ran a scam alert scan using http://www.webutation.net I found that they have good rating in the Web of Trust criteria.

 
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