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SlideShare Introduces New Tracking Analytics Tool SlideShare Introduces New Tracking Analytics Tool

In May 2012, LinkedIn acquired document presentation startup SlideShare. Since that time, the company has been integrating itself into LinkedIn’s carefully managed (and profitable) corporate culture. Today, SlideShare announced a very LinkedIn-style feature for its service. The new feature, called …

LinkedIn Nails its Fourth Quarter, Yearly Earnings LinkedIn Nails its Fourth Quarter, Yearly Earnings

If there’s one thing LinkedIn is, it’s consistent. The company has slowly built its brand and membership numbers in the crowded social media space where other companies are getting bloodied. LinkedIn today announced its fourth quarter 2012 and year-end 2012 …

Sheryl Sandberg Passed on Opportunity to Be LinkedIn CEO in 2006, According to Her New Book Sheryl Sandberg Passed on Opportunity to Be LinkedIn CEO in 2006, According to Her New Book

Did you know that Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg could have been the CEO at another huge social networking company? Probably not. But apparently she reveals that story and more in her upcoming book Lean In: Women, Work and the Will …

LinkedIn Kills LinkedIn Answers Service [Report] LinkedIn Kills LinkedIn Answers Service [Report]
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LinkedIn has had a service called LinkedIn Answers for going on six years. Never heard of it? You’re probably not alone, because there reportedly aren’t that may people using it – at least not enough for LinkedIn to keep it …

LinkedIn Competitor Viadeo Acquires “#1 Hunting App” Pealk LinkedIn Competitor Viadeo Acquires “#1 Hunting App” Pealk

Today Viadeo, a professional networking social network similar to LinkedIn, announced it has acquired Pealk, the self-styled “#1 Hunting App” for LinkedIn. Pealk was an app designed for HR and managers to cull LinkedIn profiles for potential recruits. It allowed …

LinkedIn Hits 200 Million Members LinkedIn Hits 200 Million Members
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Today, LinkedIn is announcing a pretty significant milestone. The social network for professionals has just topped 200 million members. For reference, LinkedIn hit 100 million members back in March of 2011 – meaning it’s taken them nearly two years to …

LinkedIn’s Top 12 Stories Of The Year Unsurprisingly Very Business-Oriented LinkedIn’s Top 12 Stories Of The Year Unsurprisingly Very Business-Oriented

LinkedIn recently revealed its 12 most popular stories of the year, which included articles from Inc., Fast Company, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, and Entrepreneur, to name a few. Yep, it really is the professional network. The top 12 were: 1.┬áThe …

That LinkedIn Endorsement Feature Is Pretty Popular That LinkedIn Endorsement Feature Is Pretty Popular

Back in September, LinkedIn launched Endorsements, a way for people to endorse others in their network for specific skills, making them more attractive candidates for various positions and/or projects. The company announced today that it has seen over 550 million …

LinkedIn App Gets Updated For BlackBerry Smartphones LinkedIn App Gets Updated For BlackBerry Smartphones

LinkedIn updated its mobile app last month with the ability to edit a profile from within the app. The update only applied to iOS and Android with a BlackBerry app update nowhere in sight. It’s now here a month later, …

LinkedIn Thought Leaders Present Big Ideas For 2013 LinkedIn Thought Leaders Present Big Ideas For 2013

Back in October, LinkedIn rolled out a feature that allowed users to follow “thought leaders,” who used their expertise to educate the public about everything from specific industries to U.S. politics. The program ended up being successful enough that in …

LinkedIn Offers Employees a Shot at 3-Month Projects LinkedIn Offers Employees a Shot at 3-Month Projects
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Google’s 20% time became famous for the wild innovation it bred when the search engine was in its infancy. The idea was that talented people should be given one day a week to use company resources for something creative. Soon, …

Quora Adds LinkedIn Connectivity Quora Adds LinkedIn Connectivity
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Quora announced a new LinkedIn sharing feature today, enabling users to directly share their Quora contributions on their LinkedIn profiles. “Quora is a place where people share a wide range of knowledge and experience with others, and many users have …

Top LinkedIn Buzzwords Reveal Users’ ‘Creativity’ Top LinkedIn Buzzwords Reveal Users’ ‘Creativity’

When it comes to filling out an online resume, the summary section of a LinkedIn profile is the perfect place to show off writing skills and highlight abilities that don’t fit into other profile sections. Unfortunately, the section is most …

As LinkedIn’s Influencer Program Grows, Richard Branson Hits 1 Million Followers As LinkedIn’s Influencer Program Grows, Richard Branson Hits 1 Million Followers

At the beginning of October, LinkedIn debuted their new “Influencer” initiative, which allowed users to follow specific “thought leaders” across the network. At the outset, about 150 thought leaders from various industries were included in the program, which allowed them …

LinkedIn Asks Users About Their Dream Jobs LinkedIn Asks Users About Their Dream Jobs
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When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to dig up dinosaurs. Of course, life throws you some curveballs and not all of us play baseball. LinkedIn recently looked at the …

LinkedIn Adds Mobile Profile Editing to Its App LinkedIn Adds Mobile Profile Editing to Its App

LinkedIn today announced the launch of what it call the most requested feature for its mobile app. Users will now be able to edit their profile from within the LinkedIn app. More specifically, users will be able to update their …

LinkedIn Now Lets You Edit Your Profile on Its Mobile Apps LinkedIn Now Lets You Edit Your Profile on Its Mobile Apps
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LinkedIn has just released updates to their iOS and Android apps that brings one of the most-requested features to the mobile platform. Starting today, LinkedIn users can now edit their profiles via mobile. So if you just got hired, got …

Richard Branson and Barack Obama Are Your Most-Followed LinkedIn Thought Leaders Richard Branson and Barack Obama Are Your Most-Followed LinkedIn Thought Leaders

The people of LinkedIn have spoken. After the first month of the social network allowing them to follow “thought leaders,” they have elected Sir Richard Branson as the most thought leadery of all. With 757,000+ followers, he is the the …

LinkedIn Announces the New LinkedIn Profile LinkedIn Announces the New LinkedIn Profile

At a rare announcement event today, LinkedIn announced the “new” LinkedIn, which includes an updated profile page. “[It's] one of the biggest changes to a pillar product in LinkedIn’s history,” said Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn CEO. Weiner introduced today’s event, which …

Here Are Some Great Discussions From LinkedIn’s BrandConnect 12 Event Here Are Some Great Discussions From LinkedIn’s BrandConnect 12 Event

LinkedIn held its BrandConnect12 event in New York last week, which included a number of interesting marketing discussions with numerous professionals. LinkedIn has now made video of many of these available via its YouTube channel. So, if you wanted to …

LinkedIn Makes It Easier For Recruiters To Identify Company Followers LinkedIn Makes It Easier For Recruiters To Identify Company Followers

LinkedIn announced the launch of a new feature for its LinkedIn Recruiter “Talent Pipeline” tools, which lets you identify and engage with company followers right from Recruiter itself. LinkedIn introduced Talent Pipeline back in April to make it easier for …