Guest Post Opening up the program to everyone will democratize the process and let LinkedIn provide relevant content to individual members, making it a more valuable product.
LinkedIn filed today to get a little more working cash — $1 billion’s worth.
VentureBeat’s upcoming CloudBeat conference, Sept. 9-10 in San Francisco, just added speakers from LinkedIn, Salesforce, and Dell Boomi, to explain how LinkedIn is harnessing cloud tech to provide a “magical” sales dashboard.
If you purchase, evaluate, develop, or invest in enterprise technology, then you need to be at CloudBeat 2013, Sept. 9-Sept. 10 in San Francisco.
Sure, San Francisco is one of the top American cities for social media jobs. And New York is hot for Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and LinkedIn marketers.
But some of the cities on the list might surprise you.
Think about how you picked a college.
Of the 500 leaders of the biggest companies in America, just 28 are on Twitter. A few more, 38, are on Facebook. And five lonely CEOs frequent the circles on Google+. But 140 are on LinkedIn.
The company said around one third of all its traffic comes from mobile devices right now, and those users aren’t just browsing through the news — they’re also ready to get new jobs.
LinkedIn and Yelp had very rosy earnings reports this week — and it shows in public trading, too.
LinkedIn beat the street once again today, reporting strong second quarter earnings and a boost in membership to 238 million users.
The content will be designated as “Sponsored” and is intended to be less like an advertisement and more like, well, Internet-friendly content intended “to inform, educate, and inspire.”
The 61 signatories include top tech companies as well as public interest and consumer privacy groups such as the ACLU, the EFF, Wikimedia Foundation, Reports without Borders, and the Center for Democracy and Technology.
When you use LinkedIn’s mobile apps, you might not notice the series of bounces, slides, and pops under your fingers. But you’ll definitely feel their effect, a deliberate manipulation to make the app feel delightful in your hand.
This week’s slight bounce-back of around 70 cents per share is due to the arrival of a certain high-profile Microsoftie in Zynga’s hallowed halls.
India is rolling out a surveillance program that will give government agencies the ability to tap directly into emails and phone calls without oversight by courts or parliament. The government said this widespread monitoring is in an effort to safeguard national security.
App.net cofounder Bryan Berg noticed that LinkedIn was DNS-hijacked tonight and that traffic was rerouted to a shady India-based site, http://www.confluence-networks.com. That’s bad for LinkedIn, but there’s worse news for you.
By itself, Google accounts for 56 percent of all global mobile ad revenues. Social giant Facebook takes a much smaller chunk with 13 percent. But together, they own the lion’s share of mobile ad dollars.
Two years ago, Apple debuted iAd with the goals of transforming how ads look, work, and sell, charging massive seven-figure sums for allowing brands the privilege of ushering in a brave new world of mobile advertising and capturing almost half of the mobile ad market. Predictably, iAd iFlopped.
LinkedIn updates its highly-addictive feature “Who’s viewing your profile.” Premium users can now get in-depth visuals about who’s been checking them out — and why.
LinkedIn joins the many companies adding two-factor authentication to its login process today. But is two-factor getting too much hype?
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said yesterday that company engineers can roll out any experimental features they’re testing to one percent of the social network’s users.
Collegefeed aims to help college students present themselves professionally online, explore career options, and connect with employers. In order to test how well they accomplish these goals I recruited a current college senior to help me out.
A year ago today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg “rang the bell” to open trading in one of the most hotly-anticipated initial public offerings in history as Facebook hit the stock market. And promptly went splat.
Founded by Google’s former Head of Products, Collegefeed is a social network that brings together students and employers to improve the hiring process.
Mountain View-based LinkedIn employs over 3,700 folks and has already logged in 225 million members, and it’s growing at a furious rate of more than two new members per second.
Facebook fans are the holy grail of small business, according to a recent study by Staples.
With revenue falling short of targets, CEO Jeff Weiner assured investors that full year revenues will climb, on a conference call today. Is the stock a victim of its own success?
Business social network LinkedIn just posted its Q1 2013 earnings, and while the results trumped expectations, investors seem a bit spooked because it issued weak guidance.
Contacts, long a part of LinkedIn’s service, epitomizes the age-old business axiom: It’s not what you know; it’s who you know. The new app shows you who you know — and how you know them — as well as who you ought to keep in closer contact with.
To keep pace with its mobile traffic growth and with new features, the LinkedIn mobile team has had to rethink a lot of its apps: How do you fit such a wealth of information on such a small screen?
Editor’s Pick “There are a few things that are critically missing. One is tooling support. The second is operability. Because those two things don’t exist, people are falling back to native. It’s not that HTML5 isn’t ready; it’s that the ecosystem doesn’t support it.”
Stepping even further into the media fray, LinkedIn announced today that it has acquired the popular news reader app Pulse.
Recruiting is hard. Here’s LinkedIn’s paid product aimed at making it easier (and vastly more profitable for the publicly traded professional networking company).
The all-new LinkedIn search is more powerful and more productive. It’ll also help you find the exact person, article, or job listing to get you what you want at the right time.
PeopleLinx does metrics for LinkedIn — definitely niche, but it’s a niche where there’s a lot of money to be mined, say investors.
With execs from AT&T, LinkedIn, Tapjoy, and more, VentureBeat’s upcoming Mobile Summit will be a high-powered gathering of mobile industry movers and shakers.
The initiative, known as “Hire Smart,” kicks off with a free event featuring a host of speakers, including “Apprentice” winner Bill Rancic, Intuit CEO Brad Smith, and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner.
Guest Post Folks, Twitter marketing just got serious.
Job-finding and recruiting sites are hotter than heat, but no-one’s hotter than the relatively ancient old man on the block: 8-year-old Indeed.com.
Jeep’s Twitter account recently told the world that the iconic brand had been “sold to Cadillac.” And Burger King’s account started mysteriously promoting McDonalds. Two high-profile hacks in less than a week means, apparently, that Twitter had to take some action.