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LinkedIn Releases Earnings, Announces Acquisition Of Bright LinkedIn Releases Earnings, Announces Acquisition Of Bright

LinkedIn just released its Q4 and full year 2013 earnings, and announced an agreement to acquire data insights provider Bright for $120 million – 73% stock and 27% cash. “What LinkedIn does best is connect talent with opportunity at massive …

Being Santa Claus Is Harder Than It Looks Being Santa Claus Is Harder Than It Looks
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Most people probably think that mall Santas have a pretty easy gig. All they have to do is listen to what children want and keep up the facade that Santa Claus is real. As it turns, out, however, being a …

LinkedIn Rolls Out An Inbox Revamp LinkedIn Rolls Out An Inbox Revamp
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LinkedIn announced the roll-out of a new redesign to its inbox, which it says is one of the top five destinations on LinkedIn. Here’s a look: The changes are supposed to make it easier to navigate and to manage your …

“Responsible” Tops Linkedin’s 2013 Buzzwords “Responsible” Tops Linkedin’s 2013 Buzzwords

As the largest social network for career networking, LinkedIn has access to a great wealth of data about how professionals want to be perceived. Though the word “creative” has consistently popped up on the site’s yearly top 10 overused buzzwords …

Internet Giants Urge U.S. To Reform Government Surveillance Internet Giants Urge U.S. To Reform Government Surveillance
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AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo have joined together to urge the U.S. government to reform government surveillance laws and practices. The companies have set up a website called Reform Government Surveillance, where they outline five principles, …

Millions Of Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter And LinkedIn Passwords Compromised Millions Of Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter And LinkedIn Passwords Compromised

Two million user passwords from Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other sites were reportedly stolen and posted online. Daniel Chechik at Spider Labs posted about the findings, which is actually a follow-up to a June post about the Pony …

Socialbakers Launches Mobile Analytics App, Adds Instagram And LinkedIn Support Socialbakers Launches Mobile Analytics App, Adds Instagram And LinkedIn Support

Socialbakers announced today at the Engage 2013 conference in New York that it is launching a mobile analytics app and support for Instagram and LinkedIn. The app, the company says, provides an “executive dashboard of key metrics for monitored Facebook …

LinkedIn Lets Brands Showcase Their Products LinkedIn Lets Brands Showcase Their Products
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LinkedIn announced new “Showcase Pages,” for companies who want to show off specific brands and products, which users will be able to follow separately. Microsoft, for example, has one for Office. Adobe has one for Marketing Cloud. HP has one …

LinkedIn Partners With Online Education Sites To Let Users Display Accomplishments LinkedIn Partners With Online Education Sites To Let Users Display Accomplishments
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LinkedIn has partnered with a handful of online education companies to add accomplishments to users’ LinkedIn profiles. The company has launched a pilot program with Coursera, EdX, Lynda.com, Pearson, Skillsoft, Udacity and Udemy. When the user completes a course from …

LinkedIn Replaces LinkedIn Today With Pulse LinkedIn Replaces LinkedIn Today With Pulse

LinkedIn announced today that it is replacing its social news product LinkedIn Today with LinkedIn Pulse, which is based on the Pulse news reader app that the company acquired earlier this year. The Pulse app itself is also getting updated. …

LinkedIn Q3 Earnings Released, Revenue Up 56% LinkedIn Q3 Earnings Released, Revenue Up 56%
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LinkedIn just put out its earnings report for the third quarter, beating Wall Street expectations. Revenue was up 56% year over year at $393 million for the quarter. The company posted a net loss of $3.4 million (compared to net …

Does LinkedIn Intro Give You ‘Shivers’ Or B2B Email Optimism? Does LinkedIn Intro Give You ‘Shivers’ Or B2B Email Optimism?
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LinkedIn launched a new email tool this week that is actually pretty innovative, and could have a significant impact on business to business email communications. Security experts are not sold on it, however, with one notable industry voice saying that …

LinkedIn Intros Fresh iPad-Optimized App LinkedIn Intros Fresh iPad-Optimized App

LinkedIn unveiled a new iPad app today, rebuilding the previous app from the ground up for the tablet experience. The app has a dramatically different design with more of a focus on people, as in who is sharing what, connecting …

LinkedIn LinkedInifies Your Email With Intro LinkedIn LinkedInifies Your Email With Intro

LinkedIn unveiled a new email-related product called Intro today, making use of last year’s acquisition of Rapportive. Basically what it does is show you information about people you receive emails from so you can get a better idea of who …

LinkedIn Makes It Easier For Employers To Recruit Job Candidates Using Mobile Devices LinkedIn Makes It Easier For Employers To Recruit Job Candidates Using Mobile Devices

LinkedIn has launched a couple of new products aimed at making it easier for employers to recruit new job candidates, specifically while on the go. They’ve expanded a couple of important recruiting tools to include mobile support, which should be …

LinkedIn App Gets an iOS 7 Update, Mobile Endorsements LinkedIn App Gets an iOS 7 Update, Mobile Endorsements

LinkedIn has just launched updates to both their iOS and Android apps – but the iOS app is getting the biggest overhaul. Today, it’s finally LinkedIn’s turn to get dressed up for the iOS 7 party. The new app falls …

LinkedIn Aims To Clear Up ‘False Accusations’ LinkedIn Aims To Clear Up ‘False Accusations’
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Last week, a class action lawsuit was filed against LinkedIn, alleging that it breaks into users’ email accounts. The company says the suit is “without merit”, and that accusations are false. Main St. (part of TheStreet Network) reported on the …

LinkedIn Challenges Government Secrecy in Court LinkedIn Challenges Government Secrecy in Court

With the recent revelations surrounding the U.S. National Security Agency’s (NSA) widespread surveillance of the internet, online privacy concerns have become more widespread in recent months. This is especially true for social media, as the open nature of websites such …

LinkedIn Launches Redesign For Groups LinkedIn Launches Redesign For Groups

LinkedIn announced today that LinkedIn Groups is getting a big redesign with new customization features. Here’s what it looks like: “The new streamlined interface also makes it easier for members to find content and engage in a Group,” says LinkedIn’s …

LinkedIn Opens Up to Young Students, Launches New University Pages LinkedIn Opens Up to Young Students, Launches New University Pages

LinkedIn is hoping to get young students thinking about college and their eventual careers – and broaden their user base in the process. To that end, the company has just announced a brand new initiative to welcome in teens, one …

LinkedIn Mobile Gets Job Application Functionality LinkedIn Mobile Gets Job Application Functionality

LinkedIn announced on Monday that it has added mobile job application functionality across its iOS and Android apps, as well as its mobile site. Those members seeking jobs will start seeing a new “Apply” button if the company they’re applying …