“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.
LinkedIn investors are rejoicing after smashing fourth-quarter earnings, sending the professional network’s stock up about 10 percent in after-hours trading this afternoon.
Current Facebook chief operating officer and former Google VP Cheryl Sandberg was almost LinkedIn’s chief executive officer. Almost.
Human powered Q&A search engine ChaCha raises its seventh round of investment.
LinkedIn will shutter its Answers Q&A service at the end of January, a sign that the service wasn’t driving enough engagement on the site. Could Quora use this moment to take the spotlight?
The company says its network of professionals come from 200 countries all over the globe and use the site in 19 different languages.
For all your goal-fulfillment needs and wants, here’s a great list of apps, websites, and cool services to help you become healthier, wealthier, and wiser in the new year.
Editor’s Pick Instagram v. Twitter! Yahoo v. Google! Can’t we all just get along? No. No, we cannot. Besides, it’s more amusing this way.
With outlandish lawsuits, a botched IPO, and a detailed social record of historic world events, 2012 will be remembered as a year of extreme highs and lows in social media. Here are the top 10 social stories that defined the year.
Editor’s Pick It’s not all developer drama. Every story has a moral. Here are the seven most important lessons we learned in 2012.
Guest Post While it may seem like a great idea, focusing all your attention to build a presence on a single social network could actually be a huge risk.
LinkedIn is catering to the entrepreneurially minded people on its team with a new program designed to advance great ideas dreamt up in the workplace.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer sketched his view of technology’s future in an onstage discussion with LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman tonight in a wide-ranging discussion that covered everything from Surface to Windows Phone to Xbox to cloud services.
It took LinkedIn nine years to reach 187 million members. It took the professional social network about a month to pass 200 million endorsements.
90 percent of small businesses are Facebook, and 70 percent are on Twitter. LinkedIn, Google+, and Pinterest? Not so much.
We got a small sneak peek at the new design a couple months ago, but today we’re finally getting the full story — including the man-behind-the-curtain mechanics of how it works.
LinkedIn has released a new list of the most desirable companies to work for, and the tech sector is clearly favored with Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Facebook sitting at the top.
Recently, California found it illegal to ask prospective employees for their social network credentials. But it seems if you’re already hired and give your user name and password to a co-worker, she can take over your social profile with no legal repercussions. At least, under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, according to Ars Technica.
Is it best to share on Tuesday or Thursday? Does it matter if your tweet is 15 words or 25? And does using a question mark really reduce your chances of viral growth?
The next five years are set to bring a lot of big changes to the way office workers do business.
Editor’s Pick The handy utility If This Then That (IFTTT) recently announced the end of its Twitter integration. Fortunately, there are workaround.
Guest Post With the newfound success of LinkedIn’s news feed, Twitter has a huge new competitor with the potential to swamp them, particularly in one critical area. And, it is all of their own making.
Students are using Facebook and Twitter all the time, but for most, it’s hardly something they’d like future employers — or college admission counselors — to seem. That’s a problem that will soon be in the rear-view mirror, if new startup Meritful is successful.
Reid Hoffman says that when he visits a university to give an entrepreneurship lecture now, he gets asked for money.
Professional social network LinkedIn has added real-time notifications to let you know when people comment or like a post, send an invitation to connect, and more, the company announced today.
What can one say but “Hallelujah.” Your LinkedIn profile is finally getting a long-overdue facelift. And this ain’t no flimsy nip and tuck, either.
LinkedIn has released upgraded developer tools to stimulate application development and supply its service with enough content to keep members continually engaged on its web and mobile platforms.
Zynga insiders, including chief executive Marc Pincus, cashed out in April, selling 43 million shares for over $516 million — just before the stock price cratered.
It’s really, really hard to sell to Joe Blow.
Earnings season starts this week for tech companies, and no one is expecting outstanding second-quarter results. If the reports turn out to be weaker than expected, then tech investors might run for the hills, the San Jose Mercury News reported.
Twitter and LinkedIn have had a very public falling out.
Guest Post Earlier this month, Microsoft made the deal of the year when it agreed to purchase enterprise social networking service Yammer. Meanwhile, the IPO market is dead after Facebook’s much-discussed botched issuance and subsequent valuation slide. Suddenly, going public is out, while getting bought is very in.