tedster - 9:10 pm on Apr 29, 2013 (gmt 0)
It's a metric that I THINK should be considered.
I'm pretty sure - based on public comments even from JohnMu, former SEO - that it's a metric Google HAS considered at a massive data level.
In addition to what's been said above, there's another way to think about it. Avoiding stalkers, both the personal and business types.