More enterprises are deploying internal social networks to encourage collaboration and improve productivity. Take a tour of the major platforms and see how they are being used by leading organizations.
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Consumer social networks like Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn also have the potential to create private social networking versions of their products. Google has explicitly signaled that it is working on such a product, which would mirror what it has done with the Google Apps versions of Gmail, Google Calendar, and related applications.
Google+ Circles already provide a means for users to share content with a limited circle of contacts, but what's missing is a convenient way of limiting a conversation only to coworkers.