Customers Sue LinkedIn Alleging It Hacked Their Email Accounts

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 […]


LinkedIn Now Allows Mobile iOS, Android Users To Apply For Jobs

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.


iOS 7 Expected To Offer Deep Integration With LinkedIn [Report]

Apple will reportedly offer deep integration with LinkedIn in iOS 7 when it releases this fall.


LinkedIn Beefs Up Account Security With Two Step Verification

LinkedIn now offers users the option to turn on two step verification for their accounts. This will greatly improve account security.


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LinkedIn Status Updates Now Support Photos And Media Content

LinkedIn has made a new update, now allowing users to share photos and other rich media content in status updates.


The Wall Street Journal Reportedly Looking To Launch Social Network Of Their Own

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?


New LinkedIn Contacts App Aims To Replace The Address Book

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 […]


LinkedIn iPhone And Android App Updated With New UI

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 […]


LinkedIn Confirms Pulse News Purchase

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, […]


Mentions Added To LinkedIn For Striking Up Conversations

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 […]


Model Tracks Down Pervert Via His LinkedIn Profile

With phones these days packing cameras, just about any pervert will be able to take upskirt photos of unsuspecting females without them knowing. A 22-year old model, Brittanie Weaver, got a taste of that being done to her and she was none too pleased about it.According to the New York Daily News, Weaver popped into a pet store with her dog when this guy followed her around and under the […]


LinkedIn Rewards Employees With iPad minis

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Wiener announced today to give employees free iPad minis. Roughly 3500 iPad minis were passed on to employees. “We wanted to acknowledge the hard work and accomplishments of all of our employees in 2012. During today’s biweekly All Hands meeting, we surprised our employees with iPad Minis as a small gesture of the company’s gratitude for their contributions” a spokesman confirmed the gift after a communications manager […]


LinkedIn Hits 200 Million Users

LinkedIn is announcing a new milestone today. On its company blog, the social networking service for professionals revealed that it has reached 200 million users worldwide, with representations across 200 countries and over 19 languages supported. Breaking the down the numbers, LinkedIn posted an infographic showing the active number of users per country. U.S. has the biggest numbers of users, around 74 million, while U.K. has 11 million. Canada has […]


LinkedIn reportedly spent nearly $1 million to fix security breach

Following the hapless security infraction that LinkedIn experienced two months ago, the company is now saying that it has spent a huge amount of money to fix the problem. Fresh from its earnings call today, LinkedIn CFO Steve Sordello said that the company has spent between $500,000 and $1 million on forensic work after 6.5 million LinkedIn hashed passwords were leaked and posted on a hacking site in Russia early in […]