The consequences of the NYT exposé of fake followers are being felt - a journalist is being investigated and accounts are being deleted.
What does it take to be an Instagram "Influencer"? A lot of manipulative behaviour.
If there's a bubble out there, it's the work of uncritical influencers who make their money hyping the next thing. Time to watch track records…
There's an elite club for people with a Klout score of over 70. Are they really the big fish of the social media landscape?
Joe Ferbnandez of Klout comes under hostile questioning at Le Web
Five crunchy content links for creative commuters.
In the spirograph [above], each bar is an individual person or organisation’s unique twitter handle. Bar height represents ‘influence’ (as calculated by the factors mentioned above) and the lines between the people represent who is following who (blue to pink indicates the direction of the link).
A bizarre result from Klout's influence algorithm