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LinkedIn CEO Talks Social Network Success and the Future LinkedIn CEO Talks Social Network Success and the Future

After warming up the crowd at D10 with a funny video making fun of modern brand marketing, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner and LinkedIn Chairman Reid Hoffman sat down with All Things Digital’s Kara Swisher for an interview about where LinkedIn …

LinkedIn Parodies Commercials in its D10 Interview LinkedIn Parodies Commercials in its D10 Interview

Kara Swisher’s interview with LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner and LinkedIn Chairman Reid Hoffman detailed LinkedIn’s very stable roadmap for building its social network while also making it profitable for investors. There were no surprises or big LinkedIn announcements, but the …

LinkedIn India Reaches 15 Million Members 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. …

Friends of Wikileaks Social Network Launched 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 …

LinkedIn Today Gets a Redesigned Interface 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 …

Is Google+ a Ghost Town?  A New Study Reveals Weak User Engagement Is Google+ a Ghost Town? A New Study Reveals Weak User Engagement
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To hear Google tell it, Google+ is growing into a major social network that will soon rival Facebook. The company loves to point out that more brands are adopting the social network and that the site now has over 170 …

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

Is The Internet A Danger To Local News? Is The Internet A Danger To Local News?

The funeral bells have been tolling for some time now for the print industry, signifying the demise of newspapers and magazines as more and more news is generated for Internet consumption. As people continue to surround themselves with more digital …

What If Facebook Looked Like Your Email Spam Folder? [INFOGRAPHIC] What If Facebook Looked Like Your Email Spam Folder? [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Spam (the most often unwanted email correspondences, not the guilty pleasure meat product) it usually flagged by your email filter, and if it somehow gets by, it doesn’t take the most astute observer to recognize a claim that’s probably not …

The Evolution Of The Online Social Network The Evolution Of The Online Social Network
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Any readers out there old enough to remember Bulletin Board System? Or CompuServe? What about when ICQ was The Way in which everybody chatted amongst each other? Xanga was there for a minute, wasn’t it? The long and strange journey …

Interview: uberlife Launches to Turn Online Connections into Real World Friends Interview: uberlife Launches to Turn Online Connections into Real World Friends

With SXSW starting tomorrow, many startups are launching in hopes of becoming the next Twitter or Foursquare. One of the startups that shares this dream is UK-based uberlife. The company launched in the UK in January and launched its U.S. version earlier this week.

MySpace Gains A Million New Sign-Ups: Good Sign MySpace Gains A Million New Sign-Ups: Good Sign

Make all the MySpace jokes you want, but it still has a lot of users. You may not want to count it out just yet. In fact, MySpace has gained over a million sign-ups since launching its new music player …

Zuckerberg Assesses The Google+ Threat Zuckerberg Assesses The Google+ Threat
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Despite whether or not anyone from Facebook truly sees Google+ as a threat, or if anyone at Google even has it in their mind that the new social network is in direct competition with the veteran service – it’s always …

Email Shows Your Hierarchy of Friends Email Shows Your Hierarchy of Friends

Following the recent news that Facebook reveals about four degrees of separation among networks of friends, new research has come out demonstrating a similar phenomenon at work within a person’s email. Northwestern University researchers Stefan Wuchty and Brian Uzzi have …

Is Facebook Still Cool? Is Facebook Still Cool?
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I re-watched The Social Network the other night, and it’s funny to think about how much Facebook has grown even in the short time since that film was released. Remember the marketing campaign? “You don’t get to 500 million friends …

Should Google Be Worried about Google+? Should Google Be Worried about Google+?
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What’s up with Google+? One day, reports say how much the service has grown, and the very next day, they say just the opposite. The unfavorable reports have even gone to the extreme to call it dead.

Who Should Be More Concerned About Losing Users: Facebook or Google? Who Should Be More Concerned About Losing Users: Facebook or Google?
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It has seemed fairly clear since Google launched Google+ that Facebook was worried to at least some extent. That’s not to say Facebook thinks it’s on the cusp of becoming the next Myspace, but when a giant like Google takes …

Facebook Smart Lists Kind of Google+-esque Facebook Smart Lists Kind of Google+-esque
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Facebook is apparently testing a feature called “Smart Lists” which appears to group your friends by people you work with, people you attend school with, and people who live within 50 miles of your current city. The feature appears to …

Facebook Pageviews: That’s A Lot of Faces Facebook Pageviews: That’s A Lot of Faces
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Here’s a quick explanation concerning the concept of just how big one trillion is, here’s a quote from children’s author, David Schwartz. “A billion seconds is 32 years. And a trillion seconds is 32,000 years.” Now, while I’m not sure …

Facebook Takes the Google Route. Will it Work? Facebook Takes the Google Route. Will it Work?
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Facebook is the king of the hill when it comes to social networks, but it faces growing competition from a couple of old foes. Google is rampantly trying to play catch up in the social networking space, while Twitter seems …

Google+, Am I Forcing This Relationship? Google+, Am I Forcing This Relationship?
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I’ve been a member of Google+ for exactly three weeks today. It seems like only yesterday that I tentatively attempted a login that I was sure would fail, only to be welcomed into the selective arms of the hottest new …