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Social IQ™
Type of business Private
Type of site
Social networking
Available in English
Founded San Diego, California, USA
Headquarters San Diego, California, United States
Area served Worldwide
Founder(s) Akram Benmbarek (CEO)
Slogan(s) Be Influential. Be Rewarded.
Launched 2010
Current status Active

Social IQ, formerly known as Soovox Inc.[1] is an integrated influence platform that measures users' online influence and rewards people for driving Word Of Mouth. The platform's objective is to deliver an experience that inspires influential consumers to connect and build symbiotic relationships with their favorite brands. The analysis is done through a unique algorithm that uses data drawing from key social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to compute the social IQ score and then classifies the users accordingly.[2]

Social IQ is a San Diego based company founded in the mid-2009 by Akram Benmbarek.[3]

How is Social IQ score calculated?[edit]

The Social IQ (Social Influence Quotient) is a metric to measure your online social influence. This score measures the ability of influencing others’ thoughts and actions towards specific areas driven by user interest and expertise. Over 50 variables are tracked to score Trust, Network, and Authority that make up the overall Social IQ.[4]

Awards and prizes[edit]

Social IQ™ is one of the recipients of the Red Herring 100 Global Award. The Award Recognizes the 100 "Most Promising" Companies driving the future of technology throughout the world.[5]

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