Marissa Mayer became CEO of Yahoo! yesterday, and we took a look at how the outpouring of social media activity around this announcement affected her Klout Score. Starting with a Klout Score of 60, Marissa was already in the upper echelon of Klout Scores prior to the announcement. The news about her becoming CEO of Yahoo! boosted her score by 10 points in just one day, to a 70, with her Tweet announcing the news, generating more than 2,800 retweets. Marissa’s announcement was retweeted by many other social media influencers, including Kevin Rose and Michael Arrington.
Great news for women… congrats to new Yahoo CEO @marissamayer!
— Arianna Huffington (@ariannahuff) July 16, 2012
.@marissamayer congratulations on the new role for one of the valley’s brightest minds.
— dick costolo (@dickc) July 16, 2012
— Jack Dorsey (@jack) July 16, 2012
Last night Marissa Mayer announced some more big news — her pregnancy. We’ll be watching to see how much of a baby bump there will be in tomorrow’s Klout Score!