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.
"The vast majority of organizations put their emergency information on paper," Summers says. "This is an opportunity to leverage networking technology for safety."
LinkedIn has surpassed Wall Street's expectations yet again with its stellar fourth quarter.