- Blogs: WordPress and it’s counterpart, Blog Links, for those using TypePad – allows you to display the latest entries from your blog on your profile page. You can use a special tag to filter out some of the entries.
- Company Buzz – updates on what’s being said about your company
- Amazon Reading List – book lists sharing
- TripIt – travel info sharing
I’m sure this is only a small step towards opening a whole new social API and, given their user base, they might just succeed in bringing to business what others so far have failed to. I look forward to new applications.
It also seems they started to automatically push a new feature called Company Groups. This used to be an on-demand feature and is probably based on company profiles and statistics. If one of the companies you worked for has a profile then you might find out you’ve been added to a new group along with other coworkers: