Klouchebag Score Got You Down? We Can Help!

There’s always plenty of lively discussion in the social media world about Klout. Some think it’s great; some think it’s the devil incarnate.

If you’re tired of the Klout Wars, how about a really useful influence metric? If there’s one kind of person we all want to avoid, it’s the douchebag. Now there’s a new service to warn us who douches it up on Twitter…or if you ought to have a long, hard look in the mirror before that next tweet.

Introducing Klouchebag!



Just enter any Twiter handle and Klouchebag will give you a score, based on the ARSE system:  Anger: profanity and rage. Retweets: ”please RT”s, no or constant retweeting, and old-style. Social Apps: every useless checkin on foursquare or its horrible brethren. And English Usage: if you use EXCLAMATION MARKS OMG!!! or no capitals at all, this’ll be quite high.

Klouchebag Score Too High? Try Twitter Score!

If your Klouchebag score made you out to be more of a douche than even your friends tell their friends you are, we can cheer you up and put your ego back on the pedestal where it belongs. Get your Twitter Score to measure your Twitter Awesomeness!


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Mark is Director of Digital Outreach for Virante Inc. Mark helps businesses build strategies to increase brand influence and attract natural links and social signals. He has a special reputation as an expert on Google+ and Google Authorship. A former teacher, Mark has worked directly in Internet marketing since 2005, but has been involved in social media and online community formation since the mid 1990s. When not helping Virante clients improve their online presence, Mark participates in competitive storytelling, plays with a Dixieland street band, and (surprise) spends more time on the web.

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