[Chugalug] OT - LinkedIn's new "Intro" App

Mike Harrison cluon at geeklabs.com
Sat Oct 26 02:45:09 UTC 2013


On Fri, 25 Oct 2013, David White wrote:

> This is bad....
> http://www.bishopfox.com/blog/2013/10/linkedin-intro/

All "social networking" is evil, and yet it is part of what makes the 
internet so great.

Snagging and re-routing my mail.... Ain't gonna happen. I'm not installing 
Intro on a device that I use for other things.

But I work LinkedIn as much as it works me, in certain circles it is THE 
tool. I've had some of the the most important meetings in the last 5 years
thanks to LinkedIn.

Like all tools, even FaceCrack.. it depends on how you use it.

His points are all valid. And if I was a recruiter, job-seeker, biz-dev 
specialist (in certain markets at least), I'd buy a device, setup certain 
accounts up to use it, and make it work for me as well as for them.

Decide if you are a sheep or a wolf, and act and equip yourself 
accordingly.







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