Recently the discussions around tools that measure your influence got hotter and hotter. Even the New York Times found the topic worthy enough to write about it. In the Social Media space I see very mixed responses to the discussion.
Some praise the top tools in the space, Klout and PeerIndex as one of the best things that came along to organize and understand Social Media patterns more easily.
Others believe it is a useless measurement. The argument is that there is absolutely no proof that the parameter used are helpful in anyway. Many also claim that it is far too easy to game the algorithm and make the whole score useless.
Here are 3 Pros and Cons for using an influencer score:...