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LinkedIn Crosses 500 Million Users

04/24/2017, LinkedIn, now owned by Microsoft, today announced that it has crossed a major milestone. The social network for professionals now has more than half a billion members in 200 countries across the globe. The LinkedIn community continues to grow each year...

‘Google Hire’ Could Be Google’s Answer To LinkedIn

04/17/2017, We’ve seen how Google has tried to emulate certain popular apps and services in the past, such as how when social media was on the rise, Google tried to get in on it by launching Orkut and then Google+, although safe to say that neither have quite the...

Apple & Google Removed LinkedIn’s App In Russia

01/08/2017, If you’re in Russia and you use LinkedIn for professional purposes, it seems that you will no longer be able to use the service. According to a report from the New York Times, the Russian government has ordered both Apple and Google to remove the...

Microsoft Closes $26.2 Billion LinkedIn Acquisition

12/08/2016, It has been a few months since Microsoft announced its intention to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. Deals as big as this require a lot of time to through the various legal and regulatory hurdles that stand in the way. All of that is now over for this...

LinkedIn Will Now Tell You What Is The Salary You Deserve

11/02/2016, We’ve all been there. We’re at a job interview and the interviewer asks, how much are we expecting in salary? Now this is a tricky question because you quote too low and you’re basically cheating yourself out of what you might be worth. Ask for too...

Microsoft Buys LinkedIn For $26.2 Billion

06/13/2016, Microsoft has just announced that it’s going to acquire professional social network LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. The software giant is buying LinkedIn in an all cash transaction at $196 per share. No major structural changes will be implemented...

LinkedIn 2012 Breach Impacted 117 Million Users

05/18/2016, Remember the LinkedIn breach that happened four years ago? Yes sir, it does feel as though it is something that happened far away in distant memory now, where it was reported that 6.5 million user credentials were leaked, and LinkedIn was said to have...

LinkedIn Launches App Targeted At Students

04/17/2016, By now we’re sure many working professionals have at least heard of LinkedIn if they aren’t using it already. Compared to Facebook or Twitter, LinkedIn is a social network that focuses more on connecting working professionals with other professionals,...

LinkedIn Shows Off Its New Flagship Mobile App

10/14/2015, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google+ all have dedicated mobile apps of their own, covering pretty much most of the major social networks. LinkedIn also has an app of its own, but it looks like the company is working on a newer version of its app...

Hackers Use Fake LinkedIn Profiles Used To Scout Potential Targets

10/08/2015, From time to time you might notice a new friend request pop up on Facebook, or you might see a new follower on Instagram or Twitter, or someone who wants to connect with you on LinkedIn. Sometimes these are spam accounts used to send you advertisements...

LinkedIn Introduces New Messaging Feature

09/01/2015, Unlike social networks such as Google+, Facebook, Twitter, or even Instagram, LinkedIn does not have a messaging feature. They have an InMail feature which as the name implies, is more “serious” and feels less like having a conversation and more like...

Evernote Teams Up With LinkedIn To Scan Business Cards

05/07/2014, If there’s one thing that technology has not quite been able to disrupt yet its the business card. Its an easy way of giving someone your contact information in less than a second. Though if you want to save that contact in your mobile device...

LinkedIn Polls For Groups Will Be Shutting Down 15th May

04/21/2014, While Facebook is seen more as a casual sort of social network, LinkedIn could be thought of as a more professional version of Facebook where people use it to connect to others of varying professions, like to build up a work-related network so to speak....

LinkedIn Email Addresses Exposed Via Browser Plug-In Software

04/01/2014, Security breaches in the digital world seem to be all too common these days, and such malicious activity does seem to have picked up in pace in recent times, too. Thankfully, what has happened with the email addresses of LinkedIn users this time around IS...