One simple reason to not lose any sleep over one's Klout score...
If data is the new oil, it's worth pointing out that it is crude oil.
It needs to be processed and filtered to be useful.
Even after that it's just information.
Data and information become important when turned into knowledge and understanding.
See Jonathan MacDonald's The Fallacy of Accurate Information.
Also my own Influence vs Popularity for a bit of context to this post.