LinkedIn Labs: LinkedIn.com Thinks Outside the Box
Much like Google’s workforce, LinkedIn employees are now taking time off from their normal work to think “outside the box.” Employees held a contest call InDays, where employees pitched their LinkedIn hacks to other employees. They were only given firve minutes to demo it.
The 2007 winner was NewIn, which shows new members’ location on Earth, using the Google Earth website. Another feature called “Signal” streams news feeds and updates. Read more and see visuals of LinkedIn’s Signal here. Visiting the LinkedIn website, I don’t see these features listed, so perhaps they are not yet implemented.