7×7 – The Super Power of Measuring Your Social Influence

“For the first time in history, we can quantify how you engage with others,” says Rich, who calls himself a digital anthropologist. “We can take what everyone is saying and turn it into more accurate social data.” That data includes such pinpointed analytics as sentiment analysis, which breaks down posts by positive and negative sentiment, and word clouds, which show what words people use most when they tweet about a client’s product. “We see ourselves as social analysts rather than marketers.”

via The Super Power of Measuring Your Social Influence | 7×7

AllFacebook – Facebook Tie-In Boosts Kred Influence Rankings

Now, Facebook, posts, shares, likes, and comments help inform Kred’s scoring system. Kred rankings are based on influence and outreach, which means that the more varied activity on the larger social network — and its plugins for third-party websites — can have a pivotal role in boosting influencers’ scores.

via Facebook Tie-In Boosts Kred Influence Rankings – AllFacebook.

TheNextWeb – Touting its transparency, Kred adds Facebook activity to its social influence scoring

Of course what’s not so transparent is exactly how the measurements really matter. There are still a few arguments for and against social influence scoring, and we’ve yet to see the extent of how measurement can positively (or negatively) impact anything. But for now, if you’re in on this influence train, you owe it to yourself to stop by Kred and see what they’re cooking up. It is, at least, something that’s far less cryptic and easier to manage.

via Touting its transparency, Kred adds Facebook activity to its social influence scoring – The Next Web.

HLN – Going blue for World Autism Awareness Day

By sharing personal stories and statistics, people are turning to social media to spread information about World Autism Awareness Day. So far today, more than 66,000 tweets with the word “autism” have been posted to Twitter, according to the social data company PeopleBrowsr.

via Going blue for World Autism Awareness Day | HLNtv.com