LinkedIn Endorsements are now marginally less pointless


LinkedIn Endorsements are crap. They’re meaningless. They count for nothing. This, I suppose, is a consequence of its design. When you look at someone’s profile, LinkedIn suggests skills to endorse your friend for. Out of a sense of altruism, you do it, regardless of how irrelevant these skills are. It’s human nature to want to help out a friend. Furthermore, there’s nothing stopping you from endorsing people with complete nonsense, as I’m doing with my colleague Bryan Clark here. It’s funny because I’m twelve. It seems LinkedIn is aware that one of its core features is little more than a joke. It’s…

This story continues at The Next Web

Source: Today Trending News




Leave a Reply