I must confess I am sometimes a bit slow on the uptake and certain new social media thingies just slip by relatively un-noticed. Thus it was with the announcement of Twitter lists a week or so ago. I had a quick glance at it, reckoned that there was nothing a Twitter list could do that my User Lists in Seesmic don’t already do, and let it pass.
But today it has hit me. Forget listing other people – the number of times people list me is (or will rapidly become) my highly visible social media popularity score. Its basically the X Factor / Pop Idol for social media types. Continue reading