An anonymous reader writes "Article looks at if Klout an effective method of measuring online influence. Author says no and concludes: The challenge of measuring influence on a social media scale is colossal, given the hundreds different data points.
Klout has its work cut out and it seems like they need to be in beta a while longer. Klout can and should be applauded for trying to measure this monstrosity called social influence; but their results of influence should in truth, carry very little influence.
Full story at: http://infosecisland.com/blogview/21334-Some-Observations-on-Klout-Scores.html"
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