Originally Posted by cretaceous_cretin
We have a StyleForum group on LinkedIn. It's a private group and I'm not switching it to an Open group because its just for people who are actually members of this site. However, if you'd like to join, just search for it in the Groups area and send a request to join.
As for my experience, I've made quite a few friends in real life and via the internet, which has expanded to friends on Facebook as well. I've also found that StyleForum is a great site to get career and life feedback and advice, but I don't see it as a place to get a job or find clients.