Almost 1/2 of the respondents make minimal use of the tool. But the poll also shows that about 1/2 of my respondents have found it to be a useful way to strengthen relationships.
There were also some interesting comments posted.
My own conclusion is that the true value of LinkedIn is yet to be realized by most of us who use it. There is actually a lot of useful information that can be gleaned from reading people’s updates and as more and more professionals post information on LinkedIn, it will only grow in usefulness.