Is there already a LinkedIn alternative connected to the fediverse? That's a professional social network I don't want to go without at the moment. I'm also curious at the design challenges you might face when designing a federated version of LinkedIn.
@Erik I did think about that too. I stopped using Linkedin a few years ago. I wonder if it would help. A lot of users tend to send out spam for their products or companies so I imagine it will not work on the Fediverse. Maybe someone is able to prove me wrong
@Erik with twitter clones you share status updates with the federated servers. So you publish. With linkedin you keep your contact info secret except for a few individuals. So you restrict info. I think they’re opposite objectives. Federated LinkedIn is like sharing a database but still controlling access. I think you need the object-capabilities work to be finished. However, with the same solution you can then also replace sites like ‘schoolbank.nl’.
@gidi Hmm that makes sense. So do you think ideally this would be a page with information on your own domain (possibly with certain parts just for 'connections') or similarly a SOLID pod with some attributes that you share with specific people?
@Erik yes, and especially how it would handle 2nd and 3rd level connections would be interesting…
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