I have recently become a bit obsessed with the idea of earning Klout in David Hasselhoff.
If that sentence meant next to nothing to you let me back up a step. Klout is a San Francisco based company that provides social media analytics to measure a user's influence across their social network. (I totally yanked that definition from Wikipedia). Annnnnd, this is David Hasselhoff:
He's the tall one
Tracking one's Klout score, it turns out, is the latest way to stare at a computer screen and hand over countless minutes of your life. The slightly competitive and seemingly arbitrary nature of a Klout score makes it both intriguing and pointless. Obviously, I'm all in. Based on the company's super secret algorithm, a user can have Klout in a variety of topics. Then, dependent upon what those topics are, a user can earn Klout perks that correspond to his or her "expertise." Other users who you influence or are influenced by, can also share "+Ks" in your areas of expertise just to
When all is said and done, Klout is just about as pointless and entertaining as the Mr. David Hasselhoff.
If you follow me on Twitter or we're friends on Facebook - this post should help explain the recent influx of Hoffermation (See what I did there? I combined "Hoff" and "Information". Clever, right?) in my social media communication. I've posted a pretty epic video and a rather disturbing picture. I've shared interesting information about Baywatch and even retweeted a few gems from the Hoff himself. The sad news to report is that all this "work" on my part has done nothing to increase my Klout in the Hoff.
WHAT DOES A GIRL HAVE TO DO TO BE RECOGNIZED FOR HER DAVID HASSELHOFF KNOWLEDGE, Klout?
Would you hook a sister up already?
Have you jumped on the Klout bandwagon yet?