Klout Shuts Down and Your Klout Score Is No More

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Klout is shutting down, and your Klout Score is disappearing with it. For those of you who know what Klout is/was this is probably a reminder of a simpler time. And the rest of you will be scratching your heads wondering what this is all about.

A Brief History of Klout

Klout was launched in 2008 as a way for social media users to gauge their popularity. You would link your various social media accounts, and Klout would then use a number of parameters to determine your Klout Score between 1 and 100.

The official line was that this score represented how much […]