ben walsh: Thoughts, jokes and honest emotion do little to improve your Klout score #shocking

Blog of a Bookslut:

Jaron Lanier, the social media skeptic and author of You Are Not a Gadget, hates the idea of Klout. “People’s lives are being run by stupid algorithms more and more,” Lanier says. “The only ones who escape it are the ones who avoid playing the game at all.”


The first thing I did after reading this article about Klout was opt out of Klout. (via)

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Nicholas Thompson: You don't have to be interesting to score well. Fascinating @wired #longreads on Klout.

Brian Frank: "This is the intersection of self-loathing with brand opportunity." Obviously we're talking about Klout.