I’m a huge fan of If This, than That. I’ve tried out lots of different recipes over the years, many of which save me tons and tons of time and make my life better. A long long time ago I turned on a random recipe, forgot about it, then discovered I’d inadvertently violated a lot of peoples’ privacy. For clarity, this is not a security loophole, but it is troubling. Continue reading Instagram API has a huge privacy loophole
Since I’m theoretically a social media professional, I do keep an eye on my Klout score, if only for perverse interest in how my social media usage does or does not impact my score. My klout score is currently 63, which, of course, means ABSOLUTELY NOTHING .
Today, they were nice enough to pitch me this Klout Perk, for all of my lovely kloutiness. To get a good Klout score, one must grant them oAuth access to every major social media channel. Klout also boasts algorithms that supposedly rank me as important in some pretty standard categories (Social Media, China, Sustainability, Digital strategy etc.)
So how then did they decide to pitch me a romance thriller web series branded like a Check-out line special romance novel?
“[Author Olivia Newport‘s novels] twist through time to explore where faith and passions meet.”
That’s the bit that got me: I am likely the exact opposite of this author’s target demographic. I wonder how many conversions Klout is going to get?