Remember Klout? The controversial influencer market service that purportedly let social media influencers get free stuff is finally closing its doors this month. Perhaps, like me, you’re surpris
What began as a movement among couture culturati with the success of Rent the Runway has moved into everything from cars (Porsche's got a subscription service ) to construction equipment and furniture
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 t
If you're wondering what Lithium Technologies is going to do with Klout, the social influence measurement startup that it <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2014/03/27/lithium-acquires-klout/">acquired e
In honor of <a target="_blank" href="https://medium.com/message/4ddceeae25ad">May Day</a>, let's think big for a moment. No, no, no. Bigger than that.
Consider all the furious attention paid to eco
At a press event today, Lithium Technologies confirmed reports that it has closed the acquisition of Klout.
<a target="_blank" href="http://recode.net/2014/02/11/exclusive-lithium-technologies-to-a
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.
Lithium Technologies, which helps companies engage with their customers online, has "signed but not closed" a deal to acquire Klout, <a target="_blank" href="http://recode.net/2014/02/11/exclusive-lit
Think your Klout score's too low? Well, the social influence measurement startup is launching a revamped version of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.klout.com">its website</a> today that includes t
When Sumpto launched in 2012, founder Ben Kosinski made a smart move, coining his startup as “the Klout for colleges.” At the time, the polarizing social currency company was still grabbin
Well, here's another reason to care about your Klout score (and, y'know, actually create an account on Klout) — the company, which aims to measure social media influence, is announcing a prominent n
Social data provider <a target="_blank" href="http://www.gnip.com">Gnip</a> has expanded its agreement with <a target="_blank" href="http://www.klout.com">Klout</a>, so Gnip customers who already incl
So what does a high <a target="_blank" href="http://www.klout.com">Klout</a> score actually get you? The influence-measuring startup already offers prizes through its Klout Perks program, and there ar
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.klout.com">Klout</a>, the service for measuring online influence, is boosting its integration with both Bing and Instagram today.
On the Bing side, the news foll
Endorsements, a <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/09/24/linkedin-debuts-endorsements-as-a-lightweight-way-to-recommend-a-professional-contacts-skills/">lightweight way</a> for people on <a target="
Like a growing number of students, Ben Kosinski attended multiple universities over the course of his collegiate career. Although these schools differed wildly in culture and the makeup of their stude
Online social influence is something that can really rub people the wrong way. Klout obviously believes in it wholeheartedly; others, not so much. Now, in a move that's sure to generate its fair share
Over the weekend, I wrote a post about <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/09/29/klout-would-like-potential-employers-to-consider-your-score-before-hiring-you-and-thats-stupid/">Salesforce telling po
Let's put it out there right now: I am personally not a fan of <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/09/27/growing-its-influence-klout-gets-strategic-investment-from-microsoft-and-serious-bing-integrat
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.klout.com">Klout</a>, the site that aims to measure your online influence, has made some big changes to its scoring system, and it has a new look to match the new a