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  • LinkedIn now lets users search for volunteer positions in addition to paid jobs 18-01-2014 04:09 PM

    New York: Professional networking site LinkedIn Corp. launched a "volunteer marketplace," which lets users browse volunteer opportunities posted by nonprofit groups. Nonprofits, meanwhile, can reach out to LinkedIn users who have expressed an interest in volunteering. LinkedIn says it is working with volunteer-matching organisations such as Catchafire, VolunteerMatch and BoardSource...
  • LinkedIn, Pinterest more popular than Twitter: Study 31-12-2013 10:46 AM

    San Francisco: More US adults use LinkedIn and Pinterest than Twitter, but that website attracts a greater proportion of blacks and young adults than do its social media peers, a Pew Research Centre study released on Monday showed. Photo pin-up site Pinterest spiked in popularity over the past year, according...
  • Tips and solutions: How to erase yourself from the Internet 27-12-2013 12:43 PM

    If the online world has started taking a toll on you and you want to disappear from the Internet for sometime, here are some tips and solutions for you. ...
  • LinkedIn's top influencer posts of 2013 18-12-2013 05:22 PM

    LinkedIn, the popular professional network with more than 259 million members, released a list of the top 13 Influencer posts of 2013. The posts that tops that list is from Dave Kerpen on how to become a better leader, followed by Bill Gates's "Three Things I've Learned From Warren Buffett"...
  • Google, Apple, Facebook push for limits on government surveillance 09-12-2013 03:11 PM

    Bangalore: Eight US web giants have joined hands to start a public campaign for new limits on how governments collect user information amid concerns of growing online surveillance. The companies - Google Inc, Microsoft Corp, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc, Twitter, LinkedIn Corp, Yahoo Inc and AOL Inc - issued an...
  • A field guide to Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and other social networks 04-12-2013 11:27 AM

    Did you know that average time spent on Facebook per user is 8.3 hours per month? Did you know that tweets with image links get twice the engagement rate than those without images? There are many facts and interesting bits of information about social networks that we think you should...
  • Twitter stock slides more than 7 per cent on its second trading day 09-11-2013 04:59 PM

    New York: Twitter's stock slid more than 7 per cent on its second trading day Friday, after the popular short messaging service saw a huge first-day pop in what turned out to be a smooth public debut. Such volatile trading is common for freshly public stocks as investors make decisions...
  • Twitter shares surge over 90 per cent on NYSE debut, hit $50 07-11-2013 10:10 PM

    Twitter Inc stock soared 92 percent in their first day of trading on Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange as investors snapped up shares in the microblogging site, pushing its market value to a heady $25 billion. The shares opened at $45.10 a share, up from the initial public...
  • LinkedIn announces Intro that shows user information on iPhone email 24-10-2013 10:28 AM

    San Francisco: LinkedIn just gave its users another reason to ensure their resumes are up to date. The online professional network has introduced a mobile feature that shows information about people's careers in emails being read on iPhones. The tool, called Intro, pulls details from the profiles of LinkedIn's more...
  • Best time to post on Facebook 6-8am, Twitter 1-3pm, Google+ 9-11am 23-09-2013 02:09 PM

    People are often seen posting on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus at leisure, but a new report has observed that there are the best times during the day when the posts on social networking sites can help you get the maximum traction. Here is an infographic that suggests when you...
  • LinkedIn to sell additional $1 bn stock, may make more acquisitions 04-09-2013 05:36 PM

    San Francisco: LinkedIn Corp said on Thursday it will sell an additional $1 billion of its Class A common stock as the Internet company moves to bolster product development and perhaps make more acquisitions. LinkedIn shares, which have more than doubled this year, were down 2.3 percent at $240.49 in...
  • BlueLine: A new social network for the police and other law enforcers 03-09-2013 06:34 AM

    San Francisco: The final stages are near completion for the launch of a law enforcement social media network designed exclusively for the men and women in blue. Created by former high-profile New York City police commissioner and Los Angeles Police Chief Bill Bratton, BlueLine is being touted as a site...
  • LinkedIn to open service to high school students from September 12 20-08-2013 08:17 AM

    San Francisco: LinkedIn will soon open up its online professional networking service to high school students as part of an effort to help steer their collegiate careers. Effective September 12, the new minimum age to create a LinkedIn account will range from 13 years old to 16 years old in...
  • LinkedIn app launched for budget Nokia Asha Full Touch and 501 series 31-07-2013 11:21 AM

    Mumbai: LinkedIn has introduced its app for Nokia Asha phones. Users can access their LinkedIn network and professional insights from any Nokia Asha Full Touch and 501 series of devices. The Asha 501 is Nokia's budget phone, announced earlier in May for a price at Rs 5,300. The obvious question...
  • Cognizant 12th fastest growing tech firm: Forbes 07-06-2013 10:37 AM

    New York: US-headquartered IT services major Cognizant has been ranked at 12th place on a Forbes list of America's 25 fastest growing tech companies, which has been topped by business networking site LinkedIn. Social networking giant Facebook is ranked second, followed by global IT major Apple at the third place....
  • How to turn on two-step verification on LinkedIn and how it works 01-06-2013 12:38 PM

    New Delhi: LinkedIn unveiled technology to improve the security of the social networking site for professionals, about a week after Twitter introduced similar tools following a surge in high-profile attacks on its users. The optional service, known as two-factor authentication, is designed to verify the identity of users as they...
  • After Twitter, LinkedIn boosts security with two-step verification 01-06-2013 12:27 PM

    Mountain View: LinkedIn is joining the crowd of Internet services tying account security to mobile phones. In a change announced on Friday, the roughly 225 million users of LinkedIn's online professional networking service can now choose to require a code to be sent to their phones whenever an attempt is...
  • LinkedIn spruces up mobile app to widen appeal 19-04-2013 07:02 AM

    San Francisco: Online professional networking service LinkedIn is dressing up its mobile application to impress people who are increasingly scrolling through content on smartphones. The changes being unveiled Thursday mark LinkedIn's first major overhaul of its mobile app in 20 months. Since then, more than 80 million additional accounts have...
  • LinkedIn redesigns Android, iPhone apps; to experiment with ads 18-04-2013 09:53 AM

    San Francisco: LinkedIn Corp introduced revamped mobile apps on Wednesday that give greater prominence to the stream of information shared by members of the professional social network and will for the first time allow the company to show ads to smartphone users. LinkedIn will begin showing advertisements within the mobile...
  • LinkedIn to acquire e-reader company Pulse for $90 million 13-04-2013 10:49 AM

    California: Professional networking website LinkedIn is paying about $90 million to acquire Pulse, which makes an e-reader platform used on mobile devices. More than 30 million people worldwide use Pulse's e-reader applications on devices running both Apple and Android-based operating systems. The San Francisco-based company was founded in 2010 by...
  • What Valentine's week does to Roman-Singh couples 15-02-2013 04:54 PM

    So, we've all seen the mush on social networking sites all through the Valentine's week. That's the right term for it, right? Valentine's week is what includes the promise day and the teddy day and oh! the hug day. I am a self-confessed Valentine Grinch, of sorts. And this video...
  • 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...