Bing Gets ‘Klout-orship” As Verified Klout Snapshots Now Identify Authors & Content In Bing
Klout has becoming a much more powerful tool than simply measuring social significance. Bing and Klout have teamed up to form a puesdo-authorship alliance that will appear in the search results pages. A new Klout-verified ‘Snapshot’ will show in Bing along with social icons, Klout scores and even the two most influential public moments from Twitter over the past 7 days and the best of your Instagram feed over the past 3 months.
According to an official Klout blog post, this integration this is a significant partnership for Bing users:
“Search is one of the most common ways that information about you is discovered by other people. Snapshots on Bing enable anyone who signs up on Klout to verify and manage how they appear in Bing search results, based on their public social network profiles.”Snapshot. Now, when someone searches for you on Bing, your Klout-verified Snapshot
According to Klout, your Klout snapshot will display next to the search results for user’s:”
- Public LinkedIn summary
- Connected social profiles
- Klout Score and influential topics
Registered users will have the ability to turn off “moments” and tweaking the networks that they connect with if they prefer.
The functionality is live today and can be set up by following these steps:
- Own a LinkedIn Account
- Have a Klout Account
- Connect your LinkedIn Account to your Klout account. Start here.
- You can then begin confirming tags that can appear on Bing directly within Klout:
For more information, see the official Klout blog post.
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