LinkedIn Now Asks Confirmation For Endorsements To Be Visible on Profile

LinkedIn Endorsements

LinkedIn had stated in March that 1 billion endorsements were given on its popular professional networking site. It had created quite a stir and most of it on the negative side. People were unhappy about receiving endorsements from all and sundry. Some called it a spam and even questioned its existence.

Till now, these endorsements were visible on the profiles once they were given and the recipients used to get an email on the same. However, starting yesterday LinkedIn is now asking for your confirmation to make them visible on the profile pages (as shown in the image below).

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LinkedIn’s Auto-generated Congratulatory Message

Linkedin Auto Messaging

Today, I saw an ex-colleague of mine join another company as manager. So I thought of sending him a congratulatory message and also have few casual interaction. I just clicked on the “send message” link under the update and boy! the following happened. A neatly worded message including the subject was automatically generated in a pop-up window. For a second I was zapped but then after reading it, it felt pretty happy! Truly a very intuitive feature by LinkedIn, almost perfect, but only my signature was missing. . . . → Read More: LinkedIn’s Auto-generated Congratulatory Message

Do You Really Know All Your Facebook Friends?

whatsher-facebook

Do you really know all of your friends on the Facebook? Here is a way to find out. Developed by the students of Yale, Bay Gross and Charlie Croom, this funny quiz app called Whatsher-Facebook, fires a series of your friends display picture for you to name them within the time specified. . . . → Read More: Do You Really Know All Your Facebook Friends?

Facebook in Excel? You Must Be Kidding

Hardly Work Facebook

They say ‘Appearances can be deceitful’ and Hardlywork.in seems to have taken that seriously and bring you Facebook in a format that has all the looks and feel of an excel file and right on your browser! All this just to make sure you do not miss out on the Facebook fun while faking the appearance that may not invoke a second look and give an impression of a Hard(ly) working employee 🙂 . . . → Read More: Facebook in Excel? You Must Be Kidding

Download All Your Facebook Information In A File

Facebook Download Information

Hey Facebook fanatic, planning to delete your Facebook Account but would like to know your past activities? or ever forgot what you scrapped on your friends wall? Going for an interview and want to check the bitching you did about your boss or previous employer? What do you do? . . . → Read More: Download All Your Facebook Information In A File

Twitter Has Whale, Klout Has Snail, What Will Google+ Have For A Fail?

Fail Snail Klout

Gone or the days when the web pages used to look dull and bland the moment services went down! Companies are now adopting innovative and creative ways when the services go down and also cache in on the way messages are displayed. Twitter has Fail Whale, Klout has Fail Snail, What do you think Google+ will have for a fail? . . . → Read More: Twitter Has Whale, Klout Has Snail, What Will Google+ Have For A Fail?

Now play Angry Birds, Poker, Sudoku And More Games On Google+

Google+ Games, Google Social Gaming

It was in the pipeline and its here finally: Games on Google+. Competing with the likes of Farmville, Mafiawars, CityVille etc on Facebook, Google+ aims to take a dig on Social Gaming. Currently it has dozens of games including ever popular Angry Birds, Sudoku puzzle, Zynga Poker, Crime City, Monsterworld and others. You can invite your friends in the circles to play games and compete with them, post your scores or brag about it as well. . . . → Read More: Now play Angry Birds, Poker, Sudoku And More Games On Google+

Facebook Video Calling is here

Facebook Video Calling with Skype

With Google+ hogging all the limelight for features like Circles, Huddle and more importantly Group Video Chatting called Hangout, would Facebook be left behind? not at all. Facebook today launched a new feature called Facebook Video Calling that also allows group video chatting among your friends in Facebook through a collaboration with Skype . . . → Read More: Facebook Video Calling is here