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Tweet Klout just gave this blogger another reason to dislike its system, and another reason to stick with Kred. The social media ranking system with the inconsistent and unreliable formula – failing to account for self-hosted WordPress blogs, YouTube video uploads, and the total number of platforms beyond the narrow range it includes – now has...

Posted on Oct 4 2011 - 7:06am by Zennie Abraham
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Tweet Klout, the scoring platform that keeps tabs on your social media performance by “monitoring” how often you create content on your blogs, and on major sites like Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook, has a problem. It totally ignores self-hosted WordPress blogs, like this one at Zennie62Blog.com. The system Klout set up asks one to install a username and password for their WordPress blog, which is a routine request. But for a self-hosted WordPress blog, the username is almost always “admin” – there...