• Klout Perks Is No More

    Klout Perks Is No More

    Sad news for those who like free stuff – Klout Perks, the swag offered by social media scoring platform Klout, has quietly shut down. Lithium Technologies, the company that bought Klout more than a year ago, confirmed it ended the Perks program in a statement to TechCrunch today. “Klout’s real strengths lie in its algorithm and wealth of social data,” wrote… Read More

  • Lithium Confirms That It Has Acquired Klout

    Lithium Confirms That It Has Acquired Klout

    At a press event today, Lithium Technologies confirmed reports that it has closed the acquisition of Klout. Re/code first reported on the deal back in February, saying that it was “signed but not closed“, then Fortune reported yesterday that the price was nearly $200 million. Read More

  • Lithium To Acquire Social Influence Scoring Site Klout For $200M

    Lithium To Acquire Social Influence Scoring Site Klout For $200M

    Social customer service company Lithium Technologies will announce on Thursday morning that it has acquired Klout for almost $200 million in cash and private stock, says Fortune. Read More

  • Lithium Technologies Reportedly Reaches Deal To Acquire Klout

    Lithium Technologies, which helps companies engage with their customers online, has “signed but not closed” a deal to acquire Klout, according to a report in Recode. The deal is supposedly a mix of cash and stock “in the low nine figures” (namely, a little more than $100 million). Neither Lithium nor Klout responded immediately to requests for comment —… Read More

  • Lithium Technologies Picks Up Scout Labs For $20+ Million

    Scout Labs, a startup that lets brand owners track what’s being said about them on new and social sites, has been acquired by Lithium Technologies in a stock and cash transaction, we’ve confirmed from multiple sources. We believe the purchase price is $20 million – $25 million. We first covered Scout Labs, which was created in the Minor Ventures incubator, in late 2007 when… Read More