Networking at 10,000 Feet: Airlines Are Making the Skies ‘Social’ | Techland | TIME.com

Today we’re featuring an interesting airline article from Time Magazine below.  Some of the larger airlines are now offering the ability to choose your seatmate based on their Facebook or LinkedIn profiles – but you have to relinquish your own personal information as well.  Would you allow strangers access to your profiles for a networking opportunity on a flight?  Do you think a feature like this can be easily abused?  Or do you think this will be a wonderful way to make your flight experience more enjoyable?  Read the article below and let us know what you think in our Facebook poll.

Networking at 10,000 Feet: Airlines Are Making the Skies ‘Social’ | Techland | TIME.com.

Gone may be days of sitting next to a screaming baby or in front of a “kicker” on your flight. Airlines are now offering passengers the option of choosing their seatmates based on social networking profiles.

This month, Dutch airline KLM began its new social-seating program, Meet and Seat, which allows customers to upload personal information from their Facebook and LinkedIn profiles and use the details to choose their seatmates on flights.

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