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What is Klout

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Klout is a analytic website that has become a popular metric to gauge the online influence of a person, group or organization.

Founded by:
It was founded by Joe Fernandez and Binh Tran.

Klout's Help:
It helps us to discover who you influence and what topics yor are influential about. It is done by using data from various social media platforms especially Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Foursquare, Wikipedia, LinkedIn and Instagram to create klout scores for each klout user profile. The Klout scores rage from 0 to 100.

The higher ones score the greated is their online social influence. The score is mueasures using data points from Twitter like flower and following count, retweets, other influential people who tweet you.

The score is also measured by running a Pagerank algorithm on the Wikipedia's Graph to detemine 'page importance' of a user if on wikipedia. The average Klout score is 40.

Barack Obama has a klout score of 99. The greater your ability to drive conversations and inspire social action, the higher is your klout score.
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