1057: Klout

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1057: Klout
Though please do confirm that it's actually *me* on Klout first, and not one of my friends trying to get me punched. The great thing about this douchebag deadman switch is that I will never dare trigger it.
Title text: Though please do confirm that it's actually *me* on Klout first, and not one of my friends trying to get me punched. The great thing about this douchebag deadman switch is that I will never dare trigger it.

Explanation

Klout is a site that seeks to measure your "influence" on social media networks. Users grant other users +Ks for certain things. They also give away things to the users with the highest Klout scores. Universally, it is regarded as meaning absolutely nothing. The people that are really wrapped up in the score are typically not well-liked. An usage example of its use is ironically, like giving someone a +K for knowledge about "Pitbull". (The Bud Light promoter and producer/rapper/musician, etc, not the type of dog.)

The character appears to be Randall, considering the title text.

Transcript

Person: I'd like to ask a favor. If someday, in the future, we meet in person,
Person: And if, as of that day, I've interacted with Klout in any way except to opt out, I want you to punch me in the face without warning.
Person: This may sound like a joke, so let me be clear: I am dead serious*. Ignore anything I say retracting this. Thank you.
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Discussion

Klout is looong dead now. I suppose this means it's niche and hipster, and it's fine to use it now. Davidy22[talk] 13:53, 8 January 2013 (UTC)

its not dead... just not really as trendy anymore.--Calvsie (talk) 21:01, 12 December 2013 (UTC)
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