Pretend like you are looking for a logo designer and you find two of them. The first one only has 95 Likes, whereas the second one has a striking 2005 Likes. It’s not like you’d need a second thought on choosing, which one of them you want to hire, right?
There’s a psychological phenomenon, known as “social proof” that affects one’s perception regarding a person or brand. In other words, why would you want to subscribe to an account, if other users are sceptical about it?