FAST COMPANY - Aug 15 - Platforms that are meant for social connection could also help your professional advancement, says Jeff Steen, special projects editor for FitSmallBusiness.com. FitSmallBusiness.com made a list of the most surprising apps users can use for business networking, which included Reddit, Goodreads, AncestryDNA and dating apps like Hinge, Bumble and Tinder. With a dating apps, there can be a natural progression in a conversation to users' career. "''What do you do?' is usually one of the first questions people ask when getting to know someone," says Steen. "This can overlap into professional conversations, even if no romantic interest is established."