01/15/2014, LinkedIn refers to itself as a “professional social network,” most users also use it as a job hunting website. Its no secret that people try landing jobs through the site, employers looking to hire new talent often reach out candidates themselves. Conventional jobs require that the employee be paid, but what if someone is looking for talent that would be willing to work pro-bono? What if someone willingly wants to […]
11/05/2013, LinkedIn is considered by many to be one of the social networks that professionals turn to for job recruitment purposes as well as networking with other professionals for other reasons, but it seems that Twitter is giving LinkedIn a run for its money as recent stats have shown that job ads posted on Twitter have been on a rise. This is according to recruiting company, Gozaik, who has found that […]
10/23/2013, Professional social network LinkedIn has announced significant mobile initiatives today: a brand new iPad app, LinkedIn Intro – a connection from email apps directly to LinkedIn, and an updated Pulse reader that will allow users to now only read news, but also follow exclusive content from LinkedIn Influencers. At the heart of LinkedIn strategy is that the idea that “simple” is better and effectively means a multi-app strategy.
09/22/2013, At the end of last week, we brought you word that customers have already filed a lawsuit against LinkedIn, claiming that the company has hacked their email accounts without prior permission. Well, LinkedIn has already issued a denial over this particular allegation that they have broken into the email accounts of its members without permission beforehand in order to harvest their contacts’ addresses. In the class action complaint by a […]
09/20/2013, LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional social network, has been sued by customers who allege that it hacked their email accounts and downloaded contacts illegally. The customers aim to lead a group suit against LinkedIn, they’ve asked a federal judge in San Jose, California to stop LinkedIn from repeating any such practise and also return any revenue that it might have made by using their identities in order to promote its […]
08/05/2013, If you’ve ever been looking for a job while you’re on your mobile device, you know how hard it is to apply for a position while still trying to keep your correspondence as professional looking as possible. One of the most popular social networks for professionals, LinkedIn, is making it easier for job hunters to apply for a position on their mobile device.
06/19/2013, Apple will reportedly offer deep integration with LinkedIn in iOS 7 when it releases this fall.
06/02/2013, LinkedIn now offers users the option to turn on two step verification for their accounts. This will greatly improve account security.
05/30/2013, LinkedIn has made a new update, now allowing users to share photos and other rich media content in status updates.
05/30/2013, The Wall Street Journal will apparently be launching a social network of its own that could compete with LinkedIn, but the question is do we really need another one?
04/25/2013, Today LinkedIn has announced the release of its new Contacts app, which it touts as “a smarter way to stay in touch with your most important relationships.” LinkedIn Contacts is available as a new iPhone app as well as a web app on LinkedIn.com. The app brings in all contacts from the address book, email accounts and calendars, these are then kept up to date in one place. It automatically puts […]
04/18/2013, LinkedIn has now released new iPhone and Android apps with an updated UI. The overall look and feel of these apps has been greatly overhauled and it is miles ahead of the previous version. Along with this update, LinkedIn has also revamped its mobile site and it too features the overhauled user interface. Apps for both iPhone and Android have been built from the ground up specifically for each platform, meaning […]
04/11/2013, Business networking site LinkedIn did make a few quick rounds sometime in the middle of March this year concerning the possibility of them purchasing Pulse News for a cool $90 million. Well, I guess as with all other good rumors out there, these will either be confirmed or debunked in due time, and the same applies with this particular rumor where both companies – LinkedIn as well as Pulse News, […]
04/04/2013, The mentions feature has been made popular by Twitter. It has become one of the most widely used ways for striking up conversations online. LinkedIn, a network focused towards professionals, brings mentions for its users in a bid to make it easier for them to start conversations. Dubbing it a new way for users to engage with their network, LinkedIn says that mentions make it easier for users to share knowledge […]