Liz Gannes

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Looking for Love? Find Your Kloutmate.

A new dating site says it has found a good litmus test for whether a couple will be compatible and how quickly they will click: similar Klout scores.

And it’s not just because Klout is excellent at identifying effective self-promoters.

Tawkify, which was started by advice columnist E. Jean Carroll of “Elle,” matches would-be couples by hand.

Her matchmaking team has found that Klout scores are a “magic number” because people can’t make them up, Carroll wrote in a testimonial for the Klout blog.

“We’ve found that Klout scores are an authentic measurement of sophistication, wit, cultural savvy, and appeal — a much truer and more trustworthy measurement than the typical on-line dating site bull-hockey-factors of height, weight, and income,” Carroll wrote.

But that’s based on a sample of just 30 couples, she said.

 


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— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik