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Back in November 2009, we introduced the Outlook Social Connector and announced our first partnership with LinkedIn. The Outlook Social Connector is a set of new features that bring together communications history, contact information, and professional and social networking information into the Outlook experience. Most importantly, it brings all of your friends, family and colleagues into one place, making it easier than ever to stay in touch with the people you care about.
Today we’re expanding that reach in two ways:
1. The LinkedIn download for the Outlook Social Connector is available today at www.LinkedIn.com/outlook. 2. We’re announcing new Outlook integrations with Facebook, the leading social website in the world, and MySpace.
The LinkedIn download for the Outlook Social Connector brings together the most popular professional network with the world’s leading professional inbox. Here are some of the things users will be able to do with LinkedIn:
What we think users will appreciate is that the Outlook Social Connector doesn’t add another professional or social network into the mix. The Outlook Social Connector does offer busy people, who are already a part of one or several networks, convenience – not confusion.
Here's a video from Channel 9 that shows you some of the new features:
And here’s what users can do today: