SOURCE: Washington Post
This morning CNN reported that some people list their Klout scores on their résumés. My first few thoughts: Really? Seriously? Is this true? And if true, is it a good idea?
Klout says it measures the amount of influence people have through social media, especially Twitter. It calculates scores based on the number of people you reach (a.k.a. followers), how much you influence them (a.k.a. how often they re-tweet or respond to you) and the influence of your followers (a.k.a. their Klout scores). Scores range from 1 to 100, but the company says most people fall around 20.