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InPowered Is The Anti-Klout. Here’s Why.

InPowered is the anti-Klout. Okay, maybe Klouchebag is the real anti-Klout, but there can be more than one can’t there? Besides, Klouchebag is dead. InPowered offers products aimed at helping marketers “discover and promote expert opinions about their brands.” Our past coverage of Klout apparently caught their eye as they’ve just introduced a new “Expert Ranking” feature, which is supposed …

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Klout Launches Android App After iOS App Increases Sharing

Last month, Klout launched a new iOS app, promising an Android version in the near future. Now, that version is here. The app is, of course, based on the newer version of Klout launched in February, which turned the service into a content recommendation and sharing platform. It gives you a news feed of content that it thinks your audience …

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Klout Launches New App For iOS, Android On The Way

Klout has launched a new iOS app that reflects the major changes to its service it rolled out earlier this year. If you haven’t looked at Klout lately, it has become something of a social news reader that lets you share recommended content Klout thinks will help you boost your Klout score. The feed at the heart of this is …

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Klout And Lithium Technologies Announce Acquisition

We’ve known since last month that Klout was being acquired by Lithium Technologies, thanks to a report from Re/code, but it was never confirmed until yesterday when CNN reported that it was official. Now, the companies have come out and officially announced it. They didn’t disclose the terms, but CNN had it at about $200 million. Lithium Acquires Klout from …

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Report: Klout Acquisition Official

Last month, we learned that Klout was to be acquired by Lithium Technologies after Re/Code broke the news, which was never actually confirmed. Now, it’s been confirmed. CNN reports, “It’s official,” and says the deal is valued at about $200 million.Re/Code originally had it at over $100 million. Still no official announcement from Klout or Lithium. The news originally came …

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After Major Overhaul, Klout To Be Acquired By Lithium Technologies [Report]

Update: A Klout spokesperson offers, “Klout doesn’t comment on rumor or speculation.” Klout is reportedly about to be acquired by Lithium Technologies for at least $100 million. This is according to Re/code’s Kara Swisher and Liz Gannes, both generally reliable sources of such stories. Neither company has commented on or confirmed the deal yet, but Re/code’s sources say it is …

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Klout CEO Explains How The New Klout Is Its First Product To Help Users

On Thursday, Klout launched a big redesign with a focus on “creating content,” which I suggested was really more about sharing content that others have created, and basically seems like a social news reader. Klout CEO Joe Fernandez tells WebProNews, “The product we launched today is only the first step in Klout’s journey to help our users be better content …

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Klout Just Turned Into A Social News Reader

Klout just got a big redesign. Head over to Klout.com now, and you’ll see a page encouraging you to “Create and share great content.” The change is billed as being about “creating content,” though as far as I can tell, it’s mostly about sharing stuff. It gives you a news feed of stories tailored to what you supposedly have “klout” …

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Bing Gets Snapshots From Klout In Search Results

Klout announced an extension of its partnership with Bing today with the launch of Klout-verified snapshots in Bing search results. Klout’s Paul Kim and Genevieve Lydstone explain, “From the beginning of Klout, we’ve been focused on helping people better understand and be recognized for how they influence others. Through our ongoing partnership with Bing, we’ve been able to integrate search …

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Klout Now Factors Bing Searches into Your Score

Starting today, Klout will begin to factor in another element when calculating your total score. Now, your Klout score includes Bing search prevalence. That means that your Klout score will improve based on how many times you’re searched for on Bing. Of course, what this does is move Klout score a little more out of the realm of social media …

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Klout Score Now Takes Into Account Instagram Data

Klout has just announced that its adding another element into your influence score: Instagram. “Instagram generates some of social media’s most beautiful and engaging content, and is one of the most highly-requested networks by Klout users. Starting this week, all your Instagram activities will be part of your Klout Score, and your most popular photos will appear in your Klout …

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Klout Launches Klout For Business

Klout announced the launch of Klout for Business on Thursday with the tagline, “Find the influencers in your audience.” Klout for Business is a set of tools including Klout Perks and audience insights to help businesses get influencers to share stuff about their brands. “Initially, Klout for Business will give businesses a complimentary set of analytics with pointed insights into …

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