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Tuesday, February 10, 2004

I need someone to manage those pesky friends of mine

Dude on Craigs List has maybe gone a little too far with this social networking business:

Permanent full-time position for a personal social coordinator for a New York-based web designer.

Your primary responsibility will be managing my accounts with various online social networking sites including, but not limited to, Friendster, LinkedIn, Tribe, Orkut, Ryze, Spoke, ZeroDegrees, Ecademy, RealContacts, Ringo, MySpace, Yafro, EveryonesConnected, Friendzy, FriendSurfer, Tickle, Evite, Plaxo, Squiby, and WhizSpark.

Specific duties include:

- approving or rejecting invitations of friendship

- managing a database of usernames and passwords for each of the social networking sites

- sending out friendship invitations

- keeping my social network synchronized; that is, invite friends from one social networking site to be friends in all of the other social networking sites

- handling requests by friends to be introduced to another friend that they might not know

- keeping track of my current likes & dislikes and updating my personal information within each service accordingly

- writing testimonials for friends

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