LinkedIn - Provider of 4 Degrees of Separation
Part Three of a Seven Part Series Called “Tired of Networking in Person? Try Online Networking.”
Posted by: RE Technology
Since you are already familiar with Plaxo, you should know that LinkedIn.com has a number of similar features. LinkedIn allows you to stay connected to people who are in your address book. LinkedIn also allows you to see what is happening with the people you know, but most importantly, it allows you to find people.
Remember the wisdom of six degrees of separation. The theory is that we are all connected to everyone on the planet in some way through someone who knows someone, who knows someone, and so on—six times. LinkedIn supports four degrees of separation.