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> Jimmy Wales on Linkedin
Brutus
post Fri 17th August 2012, 11:52am
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Jimmy Wales has a profile on Linkedin, nothing wrong with that, although he considers himself as "founder" of Wikipeda. Unlike some on Linkedin, he's smart to be treating his account for only professional connections, as he said go to Facebook if you want a "fan" account. But I was thinking, I wonder how long before he attempts to copy a Linkedin style professional networking site off the Wikipedia "brand" name.

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Owner Wikia, Inc.
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Internet industry

Board member Wikimedia Foundation
Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Internet industry
June 2003 – Present (9 years 3 months)

Founder Wikipedia
2001 – 2007 (6 years)


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post Sat 18th August 2012, 1:09pm
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Founder Wikipedia
2001 – 2007 (6 years)

So he is no longer the founder? blink.gif

In fact Wikipedia is already half way to Linkedin. There are many who have profiles on their user pages.

But I doubt that Wikilinkedin would be much success. Look at how poor Wikisearchengine was.
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