My Klout Is Bigger Than Your Klout – The truth about influence measurement
Published: October 19, 2011
These social media “measurement” tools are gaining in popularit. They go by several different names including klout, twitter grader, Peer Index, Twitalyzer, and a new one called Kred. These tools claim to measure influence, or how influential a social media entity is to others. Each one has a unique ranking algorithm, but they all do one thing, they put a number on influence.