This morning, news hit that Klout's iPhone app is now available, and it will display your score without having to open the app. It will also let you search for “influencers” and check up on influential topics on the go, according to Mashable.
For those of you new to the Klout game- Klout is a company that is assigning users of social media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) a score. Klout uses a set of complex algorithms to give you a score from 1 to 100 (the higher the score the more influential) that brands can utilize to measure influence. (read more here)
We've shared our thoughts on Klout in the past – and we're a little perplexed by this release. So we wanted to open it up to you!
Do you see the necessity of an app to track your Klout score? How much stake do you put into someone's Klout score? Share your thoughts in the comments!