I've noticed more and more companies coming out that acually sell Facebook likes. For example, one website sells 20,000 likes for $269 or 50,000 YouTube views for something like $320.
At first I thought how lame is this, but from a music promoting standpoint and considering the shift in the music industry, how influential and useful do you really think this can be?
I would dare to say, MOST people are more lilely to watch and deem a YouTube video legit if it has xx,xxx number of views or more. Same principle with one of your songs that already has 20,000 likes circulating on Facebook. It kind of gives it that "why have so many people liked this song" mentality and makes you check it out.
To me, it's not keeping it real, but it makes me wonder if people actually use these services.