have you ever forwarded an email or online article?
do you refer products or services you enjoy to your friends?
You answered yes to at least one question above. And by doing so you’ve exerted your influence over someone else. And I believe this is what Klout wants to capture: The influence you, others and myself have in comparison to others.
Is Klout perfect just yet? Of course not. And it may never be. But here’s the question you should ask yourself:
Will you stop forwarding good content to your sphere of influence? Of course not. And that’s why Klout is important.