Facebook wants you to forget LinkedIn

Basically, Facebook has just ripped off LinkedIn and added it to its already-bloated feature set.

Facebook is now trialling a CV feature, according to screenshots posted on social media - a move that would put it in direct competition with professional social network LinkedIn.

It is not clear how many people have access to the resume feature, or when all Facebook users will have access to the feature.

The feature seems to be pretty straightforward and will allow users to list their resumes on the website, like their professional experience, education, an image, and additional information.

A spokesperson for Facebook told Engadget: 'At Facebook, we're always building and testing new products and services. Presumably there will also be areas to add skills, references, and all that other stuff you can get if you sign up the LinkedIn right now.

While the answer to this question would be left to the end user once the feature is official, it would be interesting to find out how many people would want potential employers reading through their CV's on Facebook.

'We're now testing a work histories feature to continues to help people find, and businesses hire, for jobs on Facebook'. Instead, the new feature appears to combine all the relevant information into a single, professional-looking package - away from personal photos, status updates, and other Facebook posts people might not wish to share with recruiters and the wider world. From the looks of it, Facebook seems to have made it very simple for users to edit and add entries to their CV.

A year on after Facebook launched Workplace, its intra-office platform for employees to stay connected, it is now rumoured to be trying to borrow LinkedIn's Resume/CV feature.

Like this



18 October 2017
Sweet Surrender: Detroit-area man arrested with doughnuts
You know how much we love Donuts! "When we screenshotted his message and put it on there, in an hour we had the thousand shares". Police said he walked in on his own and brought doughnuts - part of another promise he made - and a bagel.

18 October 2017
Up to 50% of Android devices impacted by WPA2 vulnerability
Changing the password to a Wi-Fi network would not be the best way to help prevent this specific problem, according to Vanhoef. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/FilesA sign advertises Wi-Fi service in the Times Square Subway station in New York, April 25, 2013.

17 October 2017 Inc (CRM) Vice Chairman Sells $951100.00 in Stock
Following the transaction, the chairman now owns 34,195,300 shares in the company, valued at $3,059,111,538. (NYSE:CRM). The CRM provider reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.09 by $0.24.

17 October 2017
NFLPA seeks restraining order to block Elliott suspension
But the court also could recall the mandate and hear the case without reinstating the injunction, or decline to rehear the case. The 22-year-old Elliott denied the allegations in sworn testimony during a league appeal hearing.

17 October 2017
SsHivani Durga Eliminated, Hina Khan And Vikas Gupta Friends Again
Bigg Boss 11's nomination special episode will air tonight, and like every week, there will be an interesting twist to it. On Sunday's episode, Salman Khan had also reprimanded the four for failing to keep their identities secret.

17 October 2017
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM): An Eye on Volume Pattern
Golub Grp Limited Liability Company has invested 0.15% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ). Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. raised its holdings in Exxon Mobil Corporation by 0.4% in the 1st quarter.

17 October 2017
Near term Outlook For The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)
The entertainment giant reported $1.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.05. Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $13.38 Billion for the current quarter.

17 October 2017
New Report: US Oil Will Smash Records in 2018
Supplies at the storage hub of Cushing, Oklahoma, rose by 1.216 million barrels. Natural gas futures rose 0.60% to $3.007 per million British thermal units.

17 October 2017
Las Vegas Guard Jesus Campos Disappears?
Hickey told us that he had no idea where Campos was as of Monday afternoon, and had not heard from or about him since Thursday. Campos' alleged disappearance comes at a time when authorities are trying to establish how the shooting unfolded.

17 October 2017
Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX): Financial Health and Analyst Ratings
BidaskClub raised shares of Freeport-McMoran from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $22.10B.