We have social networks for the whole family: Facebook. Social networks for those obsessed with pictures of their food: Instagram. And social networks for the terminally impatient: Twitter. But what is LinkedIn? To put it simply, it’s a social network for the professional. What kind of professional? Well, anyone with any job, really!
If you haven't been hiding under a rock for the past six years, then chances are, you know what Twitter is, and have maybe even use it on a regular basis. The social media network actually pioneered three new ideas to the world of social communication including the always-popular 140 character limit, to keep conversations short and meaningful; #Hashtags, to connect relevant topics, ideas, or phrases; and lets not forget one of the most important elements, @mentions.