For all those who believe LinkedIn to be soulless and empty, a social site without much social, and even less of a site, know that it’s not without a bit of whimsy. That, or the career co. has suddenly found a sense of snark.
The snark arrived on Monday when tech entrepreneur and Flickr co-founder Caterina Fake tweeted out that LinkedIn’s algorithm took measure of her achievements and suggested she might apply for a senior product manager role on Flickr. It seems there is an opening available on the photo-sharing site’s mobile team.
At this point I should mention that Flickr is owned by Yahoo! The company bought it in 2005 for a reported US$35-million. At the time, Flickr was a year-old spin-off of sorts from Ludicorp, a Vancouver-based start-up. Within months of its meteoric launch, it had become one of the world’s mostRead More »from LinkedIn tells Caterina Fake to apply at Flickr