According to Klout Score Fluffy Links Influences Super Blogger Robert Scoble
Klout claims to measure influence by analysing data from Twitter and other Social Networks. It then assigns a “Klout score” which some people claim is social mediasÂ equivalentÂ to Googles Page Rank. The question is,Â how Legit is Klout score?
To us,Â Klout score is a bit of fun. An example of gamification around ones ego, with no real intrinsic value (just yet). Needless to say, savvy marketers already know social media is not a numbers game.
Fluffy Links is many things but an influencer of Super BloggerÂ Robert Scoble (ex Microsoft SpokesBlogger) it certainly is not. For a start, Mr. Scoble didn’t even follow Fluffy Links on Twitter, well not until Kloutgate. This has to raise questions about the credibility of Klouts score and rating algorithm.
In reality, Fluffy Links is nothing more than a little gold fish in a large digital sea to Mr Scoble. Nevertheless, like all good egos, ours demanded we announceÂ ourÂ new found influence on Twitter and the Twitterverse kindly responded. Here is the Twitter conversation that followed:
Some Interesting Twitter comments
David BerkowitzÂ (@dberkowitz)New York, NY
Sr Dir Emerging Media & Innovation w/agencyÂ @360i