future of business online community or just a is the business version of or MySpace and had 11 million executives signed up by 2007. But does this business inline community really work? Most users have less than 50 contacts and don’t use it much. Recruitment, marketing, promotion — all possible but what will be the dominant purpose of Most contacts I’ve had are people wanting introductions — to other people they don’t seem to be able to get to any other way. by Dr Patrick Dixon, futurist, leading on global trends and conference speaker..