Klout is described (by Wikipedia) as ” a San Francisco-based company that provides social media analytics to measure a user’s influence across his or her social network. The analysis is done on data taken from sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Google+, and measures the size of a person’s network, the content created, and purports to measure how other people interact with that content.”. There is a split between those people that believe that the Klout score is a significant factor in your influence generally, and those that believe the Klout score is irrelevant.
Now, it must be mentioned, before proceeding, that this score (and how it is calculated) is purely down to Klout’s own calculations and so the score they assign to you is just their own opinion.
How Does Klout Work?
Your Klout score is calculated using different factors associated with your account across 7 social networks, which are: