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Klout, the startup that claims to be able to measure users' influence on social media sites, has just gained a whole lot more influence of its own – at least $100m worth. Re/Code reports that Klout has been acquired by "social customer experience" company Lithium Technologies in a cash-and-stock deal valued "in the low nine …


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  1. Denarius Silver badge

    Even spin doctors

    are being automated. crap, the BS level will probably rise further than the Thames.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Nothing scream bubble louder than another useless company being sold for a stupid amount of money!

    Klout was only ever relevant in their own minds and now they've managed to con someone out of $100M! Damn, I've got a bridge around here for sale, at these valuations it must be worth at least $100Bn........

  3. John Smith 19 Gold badge

    "Lithium technologies"?

    I'd long suspected most of those social media junkies were bipolar.

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