On Stack Overflow, I see a set of three new badges: Announcer (bronze), Booster (silver), and Publicist (gold). Their common description is "Shared a link to a question that was visited by x unique IP addresses in y days".
Now, how do I share a link?
Is this a harbinger of assimilation by Reddit/Facebook/whatever? The blog is quiet...too quiet...
There is now a blog entry for this. Later, many of the actual numbers in the blog post changed, like some of the requirements for the number of unique IP addresses and the time limits.