Why did several Google execs drop their follower counts at the same time? Diddo it first? And for whatever reason, could it cause yet a new twist on social networks, a backing away from follower counts and more focus on content? My piece about today's changes and what they mean, below. And , , , and , maybe one of you could shed some light on why you went stealth on who you follow and who follows you?
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- Well, if I'm correct about this being a purity campaign (see above) then no Googlers will say a word in public, one way or the other.
Talking to civilians about a given behavior's googley-ness -- or the relative lack, thereof -- is, if anything, even more un-googley than the infraction itself. Best we could hope for is some mild PR stuff about how they didn't want to bias the SERPs.Jul 13, 2011
- Call into this number in 5 minutes to ask about this:
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- Really, who cares about follower numbers? Quality over quantity...Jul 13, 2011
- It was to do with some of them changing their Privacy options to not show whom the were following.Jul 13, 2011
- I think it's an image thing, the less attention you pay to the individuals behind the curtain the more attention is given to the actual show...Jul 13, 2011
- mine too!Jul 13, 2011