The What’s Next Blog is keeping track of the guru phenomenon on Twitter. We also seem to run into a lot of self-appointed “goddesses” yet by contrast very few “gods” (save gamer nerds of course). But “goddess” seems to be code for something. Any ideas?
When it comes to appointing, apparently, self-appointing is the most followed kind…on Twitter.
BL Ochman at writes:
In May 09 when we first used Tweepsearch to count of the Twitter bios of self-proclaimed social media gurus, experts, superstars and ninjas there were 4,487. A mere seven months later, we were shocked to see that there are now nearly 16,000. They are multiplying like rabbits.
Whole post is here.