Venn Diagram: Linkmates and LinkedIn

FM compares linkmates and LinkedIn profiles.


Second to your blockmates

People to hook up with

See them once a year

Last-minute blocking drama

Forget about them after graduating

Can be hard to find

Definitely won’t live in a house with them


Second to your Facebook

Hooks you up with people

Log in once a year

Last-minute job drama

Use it more after graduating

Can be hard to find people on it

Might not live in a house without it


Really unimportant once you have them

You get requests from people you don’t really know

You think they will expand your network

Aggressive people get them too early

Won’t get you a job

Difficult to explain to your grandma

Your friends peer pressure you into having them