LinkedIn Gets a 1980s Makeover with WayBack Machine [Video]

Some social media users  argue that LinkedIn in its current form looks very dated compared to Google Plus or Pinterest. What if we rewind 20 years and see what LinkedIn could have looked like in the eighties?

Our friends at Squirrel Monkey have dreamt up how LinkedIn would have looked like in the decade of glam rock, leg-warmers and Gordon Gekko. It reminds me of a Bulletin Board System (BBS) which surely was the first ever social media tool. Instead of a new iPad app, we would have been impressed with compatibility across Commodore 64, Amstrad and Sinclair.

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By Jörgen Sundberg

Founder of Undercover Recruiter & CEO of Link Humans, home of The Employer Brand Index.