Wall Street Journal: Apps Serve Professionals Distanced Networking With Novel Twists

Wall Street Journal: Apps Serve Professionals Distanced Networking With Novel Twists. “A growing range of social networks for professionals are trying to capitalize on workers’ continued confinement to their homes—and stand out in the shadow of Microsoft Corp.’s LinkedIn—by offering more sharply defined missions, faster contacts and unusual user experiences. With in-person networking opportunities such as conferences, happy hours and industry events still on pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, the platforms hope career-minded networkers are game to try their newest ‘value proposition,’ as their executives frequently put it.”