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LinkedIn (LNKD) claims over 160M+ registered users, but on average, their usage rate is far...

LinkedIn (LNKD) claims over 160M+ registered users, but on average, their usage rate is far below that of Facebook and Twitter users. The company hopes an upcoming site re-design - LinkedIn's first major overhaul in years - will help narrow that gap. New features encourage checking in for news content, posting status updates, and messaging contacts. Those concepts seem vaguely familiar...
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  • mprm
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    The good part of it is that people don't live on it! I use it when I actually NEED it and I am fully engaged in the purpose it serves. If I start seeing cereal posters and get bombarded with emails etc. I'll likely stop using it. The more they try to be like the others the more users will view it similar to that of LV beginning to sell at wal-mart.
    11 Jul 2012, 03:00 PM Reply Like
  • mprm
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    The reason I use it is because people don't LIVE on it. I use it when I need to and for that reason I am a fully engaged customer. As soon as I start seeing cereal posters etc I will stop using it.

     

    Linkedin trying to be like the others is like Coach deciding to sell at wal-mart to compete low quality/price substitutes...it's not what makes them successful. Just look at LNKD vs. FB who should be emulating who?
    11 Jul 2012, 03:00 PM Reply Like
  • remurraymd
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    We have an account with them pretty scammy trolly russian hackers
    X 2 tried to steal our passwords (LNKD) PE 700 a smidge too high
    good short to run a leader laggard with (FB) we might do that soon.
    11 Jul 2012, 03:29 PM Reply Like
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