Mashable: Facebook launches new tool to help connect users with mentors

Mashable: Facebook launches new tool to help connect users with mentors. “Mentors often play a crucial role in helping people achieve their goals. Now, Facebook wants to help foster those relationships all in one place. The social media giant launched a new product Wednesday called Mentorship and Support, which will connect users with mentors to get the advice and support they need. The aim is to bring together people who have shared experiences and goals but don’t already know each other.”

TechCrunch: Facebook is testing a feature for mentorships between users

TechCrunch: Facebook is testing a feature for mentorships between users. “Earlier this year, Facebook signalled a plan to move into LinkedIn’s territory with the launch of job advertising. Now it appears to be taking another step to help develop the professional you. TechCrunch has learned that Facebook is testing a way to use its social network to link up users who are looking for mentorships, either as mentors or mentees.”

TechRepublic: LinkedIn launches free service to match professionals with mentors in their field

TechRepublic: LinkedIn launches free service to match professionals with mentors in their field. “Professionals looking for advice or guidance will soon be able to use LinkedIn to get connected with a mentor. A new feature on the social network for professionals will match mentees with a mentor based on their geographic area, what school they both went to, or who they are connected with on the site.”