Outlook to soon incorporate social networking

According to this Wall Street Journal article, Microsoft says its 2010 version of Outlook will include a window allows users to review information about the email sender like: their photo on Facebook etc, what they are saying on Twitter and other social networking sites.

What will this mean?  This should compell more people with client-facing postions (like lawyers, for example)  to more fully utilize social networking, monitor their own profile, photo and messaging.  They will want to make sure that they are presenting themselves in the best possible light on social networking services.

It will also blur the line between the private and public spheres.  People who have used to Facebook or Twitter to just have fun may need to re-think that approach.

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