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I think integrating Stack Overflow with LinkedIn by showing Stack Overflow application in the LinkedIn profile will help increase the attractiveness of a profile.

By just showing Stack Overflow reputation points in the LinkedIn profile it would add value to the profile/resume. For a recruiter this number will mean one more parameter to shortlist, as Stack Overflow reputation point tells about how much a person's solutions, answers and thinking is appreciated by others, his/her technical knowledge and his/her ability to explain, communicate, and convince.

Is there an application already or in development? I did look around a little bit and didn't see any open SDK to develop such application on my own, though I see LinkedIn provide some APIs. Is there something in the pipeline?

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SO provides APIs too - stackapps.com –  potatopeelings Jul 14 '10 at 3:48
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You can write your own app and gain extra kudos on your linkedIn by saying hey, look, here is a linkedin app that I wrote that pulls the reputation from StackOverflow and here is my rep of 1. For more info go to stackapps.com –  Igor Zevaka Jul 14 '10 at 3:51
    
This is a meta.stackoverflow.com question –  Marko Ivanovski Jul 14 '10 at 3:53
    
Haha @Igor, was that a little backhanded? –  Chase Florell Jul 14 '10 at 3:56
    
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possible duplicate of IS it possible to show SO flair on Linkedin –  ChrisF Nov 11 '10 at 15:58