LinkedIn Reccos

LinkedIn is a great professional networking tool. I have used it often to get answers to professional queries, and have also benefitted from the questions and answers posted by others.

However, I was checking up something today when I saw this strange trend where people reccomend someone else, and the same set of people reccomend them back. I mean no harm done, but its wierd when a person has 20 odd reccomendations and you notice that a majority of them are from the same people they have reccomended. It’s like you scratch my back, and I will scratch your’s.

Maybe LinkedIn should institute some method of highlighting such reccomendations. Any thoughts??

LinkedIn gets a facelift!

LinkedIn, the popular and business oriented, social-networking site has gotten an upgrade and feels more like a Web2.0 site now. The home page has gone a drastic change and is now more configurable with custom modules, etc., with drag and drop stuff!

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