LinkedIn has been making its platform much more social recently, adding a following feature, integrating with Twitter, launching a URL shortener and adding additional sharing features. Today, LinkedIn is making its ‘People You May Know” feature a little more social. Sort of.
LinkedIn has essentially blended filtered search with the People You May Know Now feature. This makes it much easier to filter the list of people you may know by companies and schools. The end result is that it makes it a whole lot more easier to quickly determine who you want to connect with and how they are connected to you.
With over 100 million users representing over 200 countries around the world, LinkedIn is a fast-growing professional networking site that allows members to create business contacts, search for jobs, and find potential clients. Individuals have the ability to create their own professional profile that can be viewed by others in their network, and also view the profiles of their own contacts. Competitors to LinkedIn include sites such as XING, Doostang and Ecademy. Of note, LinkedIn won...