Facebook vs. LinkedIn: the social media mullet metaphor. It used to be Facebook "party" in the front, LinkedIn "business" in the back. 

But in the past few months, a new Facebook app has been challenging the recruiting power — and professional clout — of LinkedIn. BranchOut, a "professional social network" for Facebook just landed $25 million in Series C Funding.

What does that mean? If you remember from the early days of Facebook (and I do), the burgeoning website went through several rounds of interested investors—none the which could charm young CEO Mark Zuckerberg to franchise his exclusive college networking brand (Facebook used to only allow college e-mail addresses to register to the site).

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