Authored By: Grant McDonald (aka @chichiri) and Kay Ballard
Audio Commentary

We believe that Follow Friday was created in a genuine and well meaning attempt to provide a semantic, human filtered, recommendation system as well as a general appreciation platform for one’s friends and followers.

Even at the start Follow Friday was open to well-meaning misuse, sometimes quite different than than what we believe to be the destructive abuse that has developed.

The well-meaning misuse involves people attempting to increase their own social reputation through the generosity, or seeming generosity, of making Follow Friday recommendations of “high value follows”. Continue Reading »