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Blind, a fast-growing social platform that began in South Korea, has been dubbed "the honest version of LinkedIn." (Source photos by Yuki Kohara)
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South Korean app dubbed 'honest LinkedIn' aims to make money from Big Tech

Anonymous social media platform for employees starts selling services to employers

MICHELLE CHAN, Contributing writer | U.S.

When Carol, a recent computer science graduate at the University of California, Berkeley, received four offers from big tech companies and startups in Silicon Valley, she immediately sought advice on Blind, an anonymous online forum that exclusively discusses workplace matters.

"First job out of college. FAANG or startups?" The 21-year-old posted on Blind's job groups, referring to the big five tech companies -- Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google.

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