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LinkedIn Opens Up Company Page APIs LinkedIn Opens Up Company Page APIs

LinkedIn just announced that it’s opening up its company page APIs. This means developers can enable marketers to publish content to LinkedIn Company Pages, monitor conversations in real time and get analytics from the pages. “Initially available to a select …

LinkedIn Q2 Earnings Out, Revenue Up 59% YoY LinkedIn Q2 Earnings Out, Revenue Up 59% YoY
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LinkedIn just released its earnings report for the second quarter, with revenue up 59% year-over-year at $363.7 million, beating Wall Street estimates. Net income was $3.7 million, compared to $2.8 million in the second quarter last year. The company also …

LinkedIn Gets Better for Businesses with New Company Page Analytics LinkedIn Gets Better for Businesses with New Company Page Analytics
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LinkedIn has just launched another tool to help businesses better promote themselves on the network. Starting today, everyone who operates a company page on LinkedIn will gain access to a new set of analytics. Company Page analytics let businesses track …

LinkedIn Sponsored Updates Now Available To All Advertisers LinkedIn Sponsored Updates Now Available To All Advertisers
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LinkedIn just announced that sponsored updates are now available to all advertisers. The feature was announced last week, after testing for about six months. The company initially rolled it out to a select number of companies. Now they’re available via …

LinkedIn Adds Infographic Player To Slideshare LinkedIn Adds Infographic Player To Slideshare

LinkedIn announced on Thursday that it has launched a new player on Slideshare specifically for infographics. It looks like so: What Makes Great Infographics from SlideShare “Though we have hosted infographics in the past, our new player optimizes the viewing …

LinkedIn Launches Sponsored Updates in Your Feed LinkedIn Launches Sponsored Updates in Your Feed

LinkedIn is finally following the path of other social sites like Facebook and Twitter as the professional network has just launched Sponsored Updates for your activity feed. LinkedIn has been testing Sponsored Updates for about six months nows, but today …

LinkedIn Search Gets Better on iOS and Android LinkedIn Search Gets Better on iOS and Android

Like many social networks and other applications, LinkedIn’s fastest growing sector is mobile. A few months ago, when LinkedIn launched a pretty major mobile redesign, the company said that 27% of their unique visitors come from their mobile apps – …

LinkedIn Partners With IDG On New Group Programs LinkedIn Partners With IDG On New Group Programs

LinkedIn has announced a new partnership with IDG Communications to offer IT vendors and marketers new ways to engage wit LinkedIn members. The IDG Enterprise Custom Solutions group will provide services for marketing programs and offerings, building on existing LinkedIn …

LinkedIn Adds More ‘Personalized Insights’ to Your Homepage LinkedIn Adds More ‘Personalized Insights’ to Your Homepage

LinkedIn is making a few additions to your homepage that they say will “provide you with more personalized insights on your activities and engagement” across the network. Soon, you’ll see a new “Who’s Viewed Your Updates” section on the homepage. …

LinkedIn Provides More Insight into Who’s Looking at Your Profile LinkedIn Provides More Insight into Who’s Looking at Your Profile
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LinkedIn is rolling out an improved system for analyzing who is checking out your profile that adds new insights to both basic and premium LinkedIn members. “Natural curiosity entices many people to wonder, ‘Who’s been viewing my profile?’ each day …

LinkedIn Unveils Two-Step Verification on the Heels of Twitter LinkedIn Unveils Two-Step Verification on the Heels of Twitter
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Following Twitter’s recent announcement, LinkedIn has just launched their own two-step verification feature. “At LinkedIn, we are constantly looking for ways to improve the security of our members’ accounts. All LinkedIn accounts are already protected by a series of automatic …

LinkedIn Lets You Add Photos, Presentations to Updates LinkedIn Lets You Add Photos, Presentations to Updates
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LinkedIn has just taken a significant step in making the homepage stream much more interesting. Today, they’ve announced the addition of photos, documents, and presentations to updates. “Whether it’s a thought provoking presentation about the future of big data or …

LinkedIn Gets A New Navigation Bar LinkedIn Gets A New Navigation Bar
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LinkedIn continues to redesign various functions of its site on both desktop and mobile devices. Today, the company introduced a new navigation bar, which a LinkedIn spokesperson tells WebProNews is “designed to make it quicker and easier for members to …

LinkedIn: Prostitutes, Peddle Your Wares Somewhere Else LinkedIn: Prostitutes, Peddle Your Wares Somewhere Else
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LinkedIn has recently updated their terms of use policies to make it clear that they don’t want prostitutes advertising their “skills” on the social networking site. LinkedIn, which boasts over 225 million users, has become a huge source for employers …

LinkedIn Tells Prostitutes to Stop Using the Service, Even If It’s Legal in Their Country LinkedIn Tells Prostitutes to Stop Using the Service, Even If It’s Legal in Their Country
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It appears that professional escorts have been using LinkedIn to make professional connections, and the company wants to put a stop to that. LinkedIn has just updated their terms of service and user agreement to add a good amount of …

LinkedIn Adds Accessibility Features LinkedIn Adds Accessibility Features

In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, LinkedIn announced a few things it’s been doing to make the social network more accessible. These include improved site navigation, improvements to interaction with the service, and the addition of image descriptions. “What …

Now LinkedIn Wants You To Follow Channels Now LinkedIn Wants You To Follow Channels

A little over two years ago, LinkedIn launched LinkedIn Today, the company’s version of a social news destination. It’s been fairly popular, and last year, it got a design refresh. Today, LinkedIn announced another one. According to Business Insider, LinkedIn …

LinkedIn Is Ten Years Old LinkedIn Is Ten Years Old
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LinkedIn turned ten years old on Sunday. It’s hard to believe it’s been a decade, but believe it or not, the professional social network launched all the way back in 2003. It has come a long way in the meantime. …

LinkedIn Revenue Up 72%, Forecast Not So Great LinkedIn Revenue Up 72%, Forecast Not So Great
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LinkedIn just reported its earnings for Q1, with revenue of $324.7 million for the quarter, up 72% year-over-year. Net income was $22.6 million, up from $5 million in the year-ago quarter. CEO Jeff Weiner said, “Q1 was a strong quarter …

LinkedIn Lets You Add Photos, Videos to Profiles to Better Showcase Your Talents LinkedIn Lets You Add Photos, Videos to Profiles to Better Showcase Your Talents

LinkedIn is giving users a new way to showcase their work by allowing them to add photos, videos, and presentations to their profiles. Let’s say you’re a photographer, and in your LinkedIn “experience” section you want to add some samples …

LinkedIn Hits 1 Million Members in Singapore LinkedIn Hits 1 Million Members in Singapore
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While Facebook has recently been losing members in the U.S. and U.K., it has seen growth in developing countries such as India. While its worldwide membership growth is currently offsetting its membership losses, the loss of 6 million U.S. members …