For First Time, Klout Reveals Details On Methodology Behind Klout Score

For First Time, Klout Reveals Details On Methodology Behind Klout ScoreCopyright 2015 PR Newswire. All Rights Reserved2015-10-30 SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — An academic paper by the Lithium Technologies Klout data science team, “Klout Score: Measuring Influence Across Multiple Social Networks,” has been accepted by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Presented at a workshop at this year’s IEEE BigData Conference on October 29, the paper explains how Klout’s data science team employs a scalable system that assigns Klout Scores to 750 million user profiles by processing 45 billion interactions daily, and captures 3,600 different actions that then factor into the score. The system uses an extensible framework that incorporates new, publicly available information and thus improves score accuracy over time, and combines separate scores from different…


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