LinkedIn Goes Wild: Long List of Collaboration Tools

LinkedIn applications went live Tuesday night, “productivity applications” that let you share business information with your network.

This is not your father’s LinkedIn! Nor is it a Facebook clone — these applications are clearly business-related: share large files with Box.net, show the world what Twitter companies or phrases you are tracking, embed presentations with Slideshare.net or Google Presentation, create a private workspace with Huddle. You can also add blog posts to your LinkedIn profile (a la Facebook), advertise what you’re reading via Amazon Reading Lists or share your travels (TripIt).

The big question: how well do they work?

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