Most of the blog commentary discussed its usefulness and its usability. One critic questioned the value of having a closed community for legal professionals and its lack of connection to substantive Lexis content. Another criticized its failure to keep up with Facebook and LinkedIn (especially its lack of applications) and its disorganization. Some have been frustrated with technical difficulties. A recent law school graduate suggested that invitations be accompanied with extensions on their LexisNexis accounts and integration into the LexisNexis research system. All in all, it seems people are still wondering what to do with it and wishing that it somehow plugged into the LexisNexis research system.
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