LinkedIn (to not much at all)

(~780 words) Remember the old days? I don’t; I’m 22. But remember when you’d see a job vacancy, adapt a CV and get it sent in to the organisation? Remember the frustration of not being able to see just how much better-qualified the four hundred other applicants were? Well now there’s a service that takes…


I was about to launch into a tirade about the inaccuracy of the word ‘followers’ in these places, but it’s probably on about the same level as trying to argue that your Facebook connections are not truly ‘friends’. That, it turns out, is just language in action.