Originally Posted by Pocket-full-of-gold
At the very least a degree is tangible and reveals that a predetermined criteria level has been achieved.
The approach that muppet is taking is more along the lines of asking how many of your peers bothered to sign your high school year book.
Jules, who knows? If I was recruiting I'd figure a band with 7,816 likes would be more likely to draw a crowd than one with, say, 410. But I'd want to actually listen to the music and see where and when they were playing ...