Yahoo Profiles Evolve into a Social Network
The email said…
cody simms (Cody) wants to connect to you on Yahoo! Once connected, you will be able to view cody simms (Cody)’s profile and easily share stuff like updates, interests, and more.
To connect to cody simms (Cody), click here: http://profiles.yahoo.com/accept/…..
The Yahoo! Team
And I clicked……"delete."
My first thought was, "Yahoo doesn’t have a social network, I’m not clicking on that link." You see, while there’d been much talk of Yahoo either building a social network–or buying one–I’d simply forgotten about it. Honestly, most of my recent thoughts about Yahoo have been along the lines of "I wonder who will buy Yahoo now?"
So, my bad. Yahoo has indeed launched a new social network and I’ve added Yahoo employee Cody as my first (perhaps only) friend. If you can’t wait to waste hours of your life on yet another social network, have at it!