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Klout, controversial service that measured online ‘influence,’ reportedly being acquired for $100 million

13
Feb
2014

Klout, a San Francisco startup that quantified peoples online influence by assigning it a Klout score, has reportedly been acquired by Lithium Technologies for $100 million. It seemed the service was struggling to build a successful business, and in fact founder and CEO Joe Fernandez blogged publicly about his trials and tribulations. Six days ago Klout launched a major redesign of its website that shifted the focus towards helping users improve their scores, but it seems that the final result was a sale and soft landing.

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