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LinkedIn Reaches Three Million Australian Users LinkedIn Reaches Three Million Australian Users

LinkedIn, the world’s social network for finding business professionals is constantly growing with new members (especially for recruiting). Basically, the service is becoming a Facebook for the business world, making it easier for business professionals to network with one another …

Identified.com Grows to Two Million in Six Months Identified.com Grows to Two Million in Six Months

Startup Identified.com is meeting with remarkable success in its mere six months of existence. The Facebook-based data analytics company has doubled in size nearly every month since its September 2011 launch. The company owes its success primarily to users from …

A Close Look At Social Networking Media A Close Look At Social Networking Media

Almost everybody is using social media today. Asking someone under the age of thirty if they have Facebook is like asking someone if they own a television set. But there are a number of sites to choose from, and yes …

LinkedIn to Host DevelopHer, a Hackday Competition for Females in Engineering Fields LinkedIn to Host DevelopHer, a Hackday Competition for Females in Engineering Fields

LinkedIn announced their first Women’s Hackday– DevelopHer, and it will be hosted from June 30 – July 1, 2012. DevelopHer is a public competition for female engineers to unite by hacking all night, eating food and doing yoga, meeting judges, …

LinkedIn: Great Recession Industry Trends LinkedIn: Great Recession Industry Trends

LinkedIn, with assistance from the Council Of Economic Advisors, recently took a look at the “data exhaust” of its over 150 million members, to get a better understanding of certain industry trends during and after the recent economic recession. With …

LinkedIn Barely Profitable LinkedIn Barely Profitable

LinkedIn, the social network for business professionals, doubled its revenue in 2011 with $522 million, though likewise became less profitable, according to Business Insider. This is due to the company nearly tripling its costs in regards to sales and marketing. …

Amazon to Create Original Series? Amazon to Create Original Series?

New Amazon VP’s LinkedIn profile changed from VP of original series at Amazon to VP of Production leading reporters to believe that Amazon will be joining Hulu, Netflix, and YouTube in creating original shows. Lewis is a new executive to …

LinkedIn Follow Company Button For Sites Launched LinkedIn Follow Company Button For Sites Launched

LinkedIn announced the launch of a “Follow Company” button that companies can use on their sites. It’s basically like those you see from other social networks, and frankly, it’s a little surprising this didn’t already exist, but it’s here now. …

Social Media Is Proving To Be An Effective Job Performance Predictor Social Media Is Proving To Be An Effective Job Performance Predictor
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Social media is continuing to prove to be a useful hiring tool and a two-way street for both employees and employers. Hopeful job applicants continue to use the internet to search and apply for employment and 91% of employers are …

LinkedIn Blows Other Social Networks Out Of The Water For Recruiting [Report] LinkedIn Blows Other Social Networks Out Of The Water For Recruiting [Report]
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Bullhorn Reach released a new “Social Recruiting Activity Report,” finding that LinkedIn rules the roost in terms of social networks most used by employers for recruiting purposes. Not a huge surprise, given the nature of LinkedIn. The firm measured LinkedIn, …

Online Advertising is More Than Just Clicks! Online Advertising is More Than Just Clicks!
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I noticed a VentureBeat article that makes me shake my head in amazement at the apparent lack of understanding of online advertising. The sensationalistic headline, “Yelp advertising is a rip-off for small advertisers” reveals a simplistic viewpoint on the value …

LinkedIn Mobile Ads On The Way LinkedIn Mobile Ads On The Way

Facebook isn’t the only social network looking to better monetize its mobile users. LinkedIn said in its earnings call on Thursday, it will be launching ads in its mobile apps in the future, though it’s not clear just how near …

LinkedIn Earnings Solid, Q4 Revenue Up 105% LinkedIn Earnings Solid, Q4 Revenue Up 105%

LinkedIn just announced its fourth quarter and 2011 Fiscal Year financial results, and they are solid. The company saw a 105% increase in revenue for the fourth quarter compared to the same period last year. Q4 revenue was $167.7 million, …

What’s The Climate Like For Social Network Users? What’s The Climate Like For Social Network Users?

Pew Internet Research has released the results of study which reveals the attitudes and inclinations of social networkers and how they feel about the environment on sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin. The authors of the study use the term …

B2B Marketing: Facebook vs. LinkedIn B2B Marketing: Facebook vs. LinkedIn
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You would think that businesses would use LinkedIn more than any other social media site because it is built for them. Facebook is the everyman social networking site. This infographic finds that LinkedIn may not be all that it’s cut …

LinkedIn Better Than Facebook or Twitter! LinkedIn Better Than Facebook or Twitter!

Want to generate a lot of leads for your business and not spend a lot of money? In a survey-based study by HubSpot, business’s who used LinkedIn to showcase their services generated 3 times as many leads as when they …

DMARC: Major Web Players Join Forces On Antiphishing Standards DMARC: Major Web Players Join Forces On Antiphishing Standards
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Fifteen major companies have joined forces on a “technical working group” called DMARC to develop new standards to help reduce the threat of spam and phishing emails. DMARC stands for Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance. The companies involved include: …

Report: LinkedIn Members Ready for CES 2012 Innovations Report: LinkedIn Members Ready for CES 2012 Innovations
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With CES shaking up the tech world in Las Vegas this week, a new report from LinkedIn reveals that business professionals are more than willing to get their hands on all the new products and services. The network released its 2012 Consumer Electronics Report, in which it surveyed 1,602 U.S. adults, half of which are active LinkedIn members, and the other half who represented the general U.S. population.

AndroidLand, LinkedIn, Santa & Lions AndroidLand, LinkedIn, Santa & Lions
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Today’s video round-up looks at AndroidLand in Australia, LinkedIn company status updates, lion hugs, and last year’s Santa tracking (ahead of this year’s of course). View more daily video round-ups here. The greatest overreaction on YouTube since the double rainbow: …

SOPA Meets Massive Resistance SOPA Meets Massive Resistance
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The Stop Online Piracy Act, or any of its many variations, something WebProNews has discussed before, is finally meeting a great deal of resistance as various online movements, and the long-awaited push back from entities like Google, Facebook, and Mozilla …

Connected Acquired by LinkedIn Connected Acquired by LinkedIn

LinkedIn has acquired contact management company Connected, which is designed to help people manage their contacts across services from a single place. In a message on the Connected Blog, Conected’s Sachin Rekhi and Ada Chen write: We’re excited about the …