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  • Google+ traffic surges by 1269 pc 28-09-2011 09:18 AM

    New York: Google+ is still no Facebook, Twitter or even MySpace, but its decision to open its services to all users is already paying dividends. Experian Hitwise, a market research company, reports that the site's market share in the social media world increased 1,269 per cent last week. Yes, you...
  • Obama to host town hall meeting through LinkedIn 22-09-2011 09:41 AM

    California: President Barack Obama is again turning to a social networking website to host a town hall meeting. The White House says Obama will be in the San Francisco Bay area city of Mountain View on Monday to answer questions about jobs and the economy that are posted to the...
  • Placebook? Hang-outs can predict online friends 04-08-2011 06:04 PM

    London: A method of predicting which individuals may become friends on social networking sites based on the places they visit out in the real world has been developed by researchers at Cambridge University in Britain. The new approach to "friend suggestions" looks at the usual haunts of individuals to determine...
  • LinkedIn launches Apply With LinkedIn button 26-07-2011 07:53 AM

    San Francisco: Professional social network LinkedIn took the wraps off a tool that allows jobseekers to apply for open positions by sending their LinkedIn profiles directly to prospective employers. The feature is launching as LinkedIn tries to keep its service ahead of the curve amid competition from new networks such...
  • Men savvier networkers than women, study says 25-06-2011 11:40 AM

    New York: When it comes to professional networking, men around the world are savvier than women, according to new data. Business networking site LinkedIn, which analyzed information from members in 13 countries, found men were the overwhelming winners in networking. "Men are broader and quicker at assessing if there is...
  • Facebook users more trusting, engaged 17-06-2011 08:21 AM

    New York: Facebook, it turns out, isn't just a waste of time. People who use it have more close friends, get more social support and report being more politically engaged than those who don't, according to a new national study on Americans and social networks. The report comes as Facebook,...
  • LinkedIn opens Asia headquarters in Singapore 31-05-2011 03:33 PM

    Singapore: Career networking website LinkedIn opened its Asian headquarters in Singapore on Tuesday, part of a plan to tap the region's large pool of professionals. LinkedIn plans to hire more than 12 staff in Singapore to add to the company's three offices in India and two in Australia, Asia Pacific...
  • In reminder of '90s, LinkedIn has big first day 20-05-2011 11:38 AM

    San Francisco: There was an unmistakable echo of the dot-com boom Thursday on Wall Street. LinkedIn, a trailblazer in the online networking craze, went public with a roaring stock offering. Within minutes, shares were trading at twice the value set by the company. Buyers crowded the floor of the New...
  • LinkedIn ups IPO range, stokes social media frenzy 18-05-2011 07:16 AM

    New York: LinkedIn said it expects to raise 30 per cent more than it had forecast in its initial public offering, in a sign of the strength of investor appetite for social networking companies. The company, which operates a website where professionals connect with one another, now plans to sell...
  • LinkedIn hits 100 million members worldwide 23-03-2011 11:27 AM

    New York: LinkedIn, the online social network for professionals and job seekers, now has 100 million members worldwide and more than half are from outside the United States. The company said on Tuesday it is now growing at a rate of roughly 1 million new members every week. The new...
  • LinkedIn launches social news service 11-03-2011 10:46 AM

    Mountain View: LinkedIn, the Internet social network for professionals, launched a service on Thursday that creates a customized online newspaper from articles being shared by the network's more than 90 million members and by users of Twitter. The new service, called LinkedIn Today, displays excerpts of the most popular articles...
  • LinkedIn files for IPO; Big year for Web cos 28-01-2011 11:21 AM

    New York: In what could signal a big year of Internet initial public offerings, social networking website LinkedIn Corp announced plans on Thursday to float shares to the public. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined, according to...
  • LinkedIn plans to go public in 2011 06-01-2011 12:03 PM

    New York: LinkedIn, the social networking site for professionals, plans to go public in 2011 and has selected its financial underwriters, three sources familiar with the process told Reuters. Morgan Stanley, Bank of America and JPMorgan are among the book runners, these sources said. Bankers made their pitches to the...
  • Motivated? Well don't put that on your CV 22-12-2010 03:10 PM

    London: Applying for a new job? Well, don't put on your CV that you are a proactive team player with a proven track record and a dynamic skill set, even if you're. This is because words and phrases such as "dynamic" or "problem solver" have been named as the most...
  • Professional social networking booming 19-05-2010 11:41 AM

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