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LinkedIn Adds Skill and Expertise Endorsements LinkedIn Adds Skill and Expertise Endorsements

LinkedIn today announced a new feature called Endorsements. The feature will allow LinkedIn members to endorse each others’ skills and expertise. Over on the LinkedIn Blog, LinkedIn Product Manager David Breger explained how the new feature will work. Users will …

LinkedIn Looks At The Professional Vs. Personal Social Network Mindset [Infographic] LinkedIn Looks At The Professional Vs. Personal Social Network Mindset [Infographic]
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LinkedIn and TNS teamed up to release a study called The Mindset Divide, looking at the mindset of global social network users. “On professional networks, the consumer mindset revolves around ‘investing time,” a LinkedIn spokesperson tells WebProNews. “For example, they …

LinkedIn Gives Career Pages An Overhaul LinkedIn Gives Career Pages An Overhaul

LinkedIn announced today that it has updated its Career Pages to make it easier to “show off your unique employer brand”. “As with many LinkedIn products, our goal is to make both our members and talent acquisition customers more successful,” …

LinkedIn Mobile Apps Get Company Pages, More Notifications LinkedIn Mobile Apps Get Company Pages, More Notifications
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LinkedIn has launched some updates for its iPhone, Android and iPad apps. In a post on the LinkedIn blog, Joff Redfern writes, “1year, 21 days ago we launched an entirely new LinkedIn mobile experience for iPhone, Android, and the mobile …

Here’s What LinkedIn’s New Company Pages Look Like Here’s What LinkedIn’s New Company Pages Look Like

LinkedIn unveiled a redesign of its Company Pages today. The pages “now offers marketers a visually-enhanced presence that makes it easier for them to attract and engage customers and prospects,” a LinkedIn representative tells WebProNews. “This product refresh is part …

LinkedIn Launches New Notifications Feature LinkedIn Launches New Notifications Feature

LinkedIn has just announced an all new notifications feature that they say will help users stay connected in real time. Here’s what’s new: Users will now see a flag and a new envelope icon at the top of the homepage. …

LinkedIn Expands Ads Into 17 New Languages LinkedIn Expands Ads Into 17 New Languages

LinkedIn announced today that it is launching LinkedIn Ads in 17 new languages. “LinkedIn Ads now provides a truly local experience and allows you to create ads in the language of your choice,” says LinkedIn’s Gyanda Sachdev. “From Japanese and …

LinkedIn Updates its Developer Platform LinkedIn Updates its Developer Platform

As Facebook’s stock continues to decline, the world’s largest social network is beginning to be compared to a smaller competitor that has had more success on Wall St. LinkedIn, the social network for professional networking, has seen a slow, careful …

LinkedIn Stock: Look How Well It’s Doing LinkedIn Stock: Look How Well It’s Doing
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It’s really quite remarkable how well LinkedIn stock is performing, especially considering that Facebook’s (the world’s biggest social network) hit its all time low last week. That’s not to say LinkedIn is worth more than Facebook, by any means, but …

LinkedIn Earnings: Revenue Up 89% YoY LinkedIn Earnings: Revenue Up 89% YoY

LinkedIn has released its Q2 earnings report. Revenue is up 89% year-over-year at $228.2 million. Net income, on the other hand, was down to $2.8 million for the quarter, from $4.5 million the same period last year. The company beat …

LinkedIn Redesigns Homepage, Makes It Much More Social LinkedIn Redesigns Homepage, Makes It Much More Social
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The very first thing that you’ll notice whenever the new LinkedIn homepage rolls out to you is that it finally looks like a social network. Gone is the text-heavy stream of updates, having been replaced by a media-rich feed that …

Digg Parted Out, Sold For Significantly More Than $500,000 [REPORT] Digg Parted Out, Sold For Significantly More Than $500,000 [REPORT]
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Late yesterday, we told you that once-popular link aggregation site Digg had been sold to Betaworks, the company behind bit.ly, news.me, and Chartbeat. Considering Digg’s massive decline over the past few years, news of it selling wasn’t too shocking. But …

LinkedIn’s Mobile Head Tells How a Small Team Transformed the Company’s Mobile Strategy LinkedIn’s Mobile Head Tells How a Small Team Transformed the Company’s Mobile Strategy
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When Kiran Prasad joined LinkedIn in January of 2011, the company had an iPhone app – but just barely. The mobile design philosophy up until then had been to try and implement all of the features of LinkedIn on the …

Twitter’s Greater Rule Enforcement Cuts LinkedIn Off Twitter’s Greater Rule Enforcement Cuts LinkedIn Off
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When Michael Sippey, group product manager at Twitter, made the announcement today that Twitter would begin a tighter enforcement of its “Developer Rules of the Road,” such as the rule that developers should not use Twitter APIs to “mimic or …

Linkedin Tips for Showcasing Your Own Personal Brand Linkedin Tips for Showcasing Your Own Personal Brand
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Linkedin wants to make its users aware of the need to distinguish themselves from the pack. With today’s ever more competitive job market, you need to work on refining your online personality and promoting what they call, your personal brand. …

“#1 Hunting App” Pealk Indignant at LinkedIn Ban “#1 Hunting App” Pealk Indignant at LinkedIn Ban

Pealk, the company that runs what it calls the “#1 hunting app” for LinkedIn, is in danger of having its app disabled because of LinkedIn’s decision to cut off its API access. The company posted a message to its website …

Calling All Ladies: Hack Away At LinkedIn’s DevelopHer Hackday Calling All Ladies: Hack Away At LinkedIn’s DevelopHer Hackday

One of the major problems facing the technology industry today is a lack of women. Every position from management to the coders are predominantly male and that’s a problem. All the lady geeks I know are fantastic at what they …

Hookflash Turns LinkedIn Connections Into a Video-Calling Rolodex Hookflash Turns LinkedIn Connections Into a Video-Calling Rolodex

Hookflash today announced the official launch of its new iPad app. The app uses LinkedIn’s APIs to cull members’ connections and use contact details to provide a Skype-like experience that allows users to instant message, voice call, or video call …

HootSuite LinkedIn Beta Now Open, Company Pages Added HootSuite LinkedIn Beta Now Open, Company Pages Added

Today HootSuite, a social media management platform, announced that the beta version of its LinkedIn support has been opened to all of its users. The LinkedIn integration will also now support management of LinkedIn company pages. HootSuite claims that 79 …

LinkedIn Targeted Status Updates Go Live LinkedIn Targeted Status Updates Go Live

LinkedIn today announced that its Targeted Status Updates are now available for every LinkedIn company page. Targeted Status Updates allow companies to make posts to their LinkedIn pages while ensuring that a specific subset of their LinkedIn followers sees the …

LinkedIn CEO Reveals Future Focus LinkedIn CEO Reveals Future Focus

The last couple of weeks have been tough for LinkedIn. The password leak has been all anyone has been associating the company with, and now a class action lawsuit has been filed because of it. It must be especially frustrating …