Klout Now Factors in Foursquare Checkins
Foursquare checkins will now play a role in determining yourKlout score.
The San Francisco-based startup has just added Foursquare to its scoring system, which already factors in Facebook,LinkedIn and Twitter to measure the online influence of social media users.
For Klout to integrate your Foursquare checkins into its algorithm, go to your Klout dashboard and click on the grayed-out Foursquare button.
Klout has gained some steam in recent months. It started figuring in users’ LinkedIn activity in June after many users requested LinkedIn integration.
Also in June, Klout unveiled a +K button that allows you to give other users a +K on topics you think they influence. And brands have began offering perks to people with high Klout scores.
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