All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘social network’

NSA Built Secret Social Network To Spy On Americans

How many social networks do you use today? If you’re like most Internet users, you at least have a Facebook and Twitter account. After that, you might also hop onto Google+, Instagram, Vine or Pinterest. If you really want to push your social hipster cred, you might even still rock a MySpace profile. Regardless of your social network allegiances, you …

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LinkedIn Updates its Privacy Policy

LinkedIn, the social network for professional networking, announced this weekend that it will be updating its privacy policy. Starting on Thursday June 7, the company’s Privacy Policy and User Agreement will be updated for clarity and to provide LinkedIn members more control over where their data can be viewed. Eric Heath, the director of legal for product at LinkedIn, announced …

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LinkedIn India Reaches 15 Million Members

LinkedIn’s India division has reached a new milestone: 15 million Indian professionals now use the social network. Over on the LinkedIn Blog, Hari Krishnan, country manager at LinkedIn India, described the company’s excitement at how quickly India has embraced LinkedIn. He states that LinkedIn India’s member base has grown 300% since the beginning of its operations. According to Krishnan, LinkedIn …

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Friends of Wikileaks Social Network Launched

A new social network has popped up, and its mission is to support Wikileaks. The website Friends of Wikileaks (FoWL) will not connect members with friends, but will connect them with like-minded individuals. The goal of the site is to connect people who support Wikileaks and its mission. From the website: Friends of WikiLeaks is a network of people from …

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LinkedIn Today Gets a Redesigned Interface

LinkedIn Today, LinkedIn’s social news feed, has just debuted a new, redesigned interface. The new, blocky style seems to take its cue from the new LinkedIn iPad app, and makes it easy to scan through stories and see who shared them. Joann Wu, the senior designer of user experience at LinkedIn, detailed the interface changes over on the LinkedIn Blog. …

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Not on LinkedIn? Here’s How to Start. [Infographic]

It may sound trite, but if you want to be hired in 2012, you are going to need a LinkedIn profile. The website tops all other social networks when it comes to finding jobs, and adoption of the site is still growing. The site itself has made some recent improvements, releasing a well-designed iPad app and purchasing online slide presentation …

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LinkedIn Opens New Hong Kong Office

LinkedIn, the social network for business professionals, has just announced on its blog that it’s opened an office in Hong Kong, the 9th of which lies in the Asia-Pacific region. Linkedin presently has roughly 25 million members in the region, including Japan, where it also recently opened an office in Tokyo. Hubs were also set up in Bangalore, India and …

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LinkedIn Making It Easier To Find People You Know

LinkedIn, like the best social networking sites out there, includes a feature that makes it easy to find people that you may know. These are usually based off of either mutual friends, past schools or past employment. This works reasonably well, but it could always be made better to make the experience more visual. LinkedIn seems to have had those …

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Facebook Features No Women on Its Board

Facebook features more than 800 million users, most of which are female, but it seems it’s female dominated network isn’t represented in its board of directors. The board is comprised of seven white men. Face to face, Facebook is dwarfed by other companies similar, who all have at least one female board member; LinkedIn and Google are among these companies. …

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Social Network Star Busted With Pot Brownies

Armie Hammer, who played the Winklevii in “The Social Network”, was busted for possession of 3 pot cookies and a brownie in Texas back in November. No word yet on how the case is proceeding, and Hammer doesn’t want to talk about it. He’s hoping to get off with community service time only. Hammer’s other roles has also appeared in …

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