Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Facebook vs. Linkedin

Facebook vs. LinkedIn: Which is better for business?
We test two top social networking sites with six business problems
By Preston Gralla and Jake Widman

Facebook vs. LinkedIn

March 4, 2008 (Computerworld) Social networking is no longer the Next Big Thing; it's now as much part of our Web experience as search engines. Previously considered the province of kids who wanted to keep up with class gossip, social networking services are being co-opted by grownups who are examining ways to use them both within and outside of their places of employment.

The six business problems tested:

Look for a job without your boss knowing
Find information about a job you're interviewing for
Find a contract worker for a three-month Web project
Solicit ideas and discussion from team members
Get feedback on a nasty IT problem from peers outside your company
Keep track of former associates

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