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STUDY: Facebook Users Aren't Facebook-Exclusive - Posted January 9, 2015
It's no surprise that social network users are multitaskers, but according to new research from ... [AllFacebook]

What Will Facebook Privacy Be Like in 2025? - Posted December 18, 2014
What is the future of online privacy? ... [AllFacebook]

Taken 3 Uses LinkedIn to Endorse a Winner's 'Particular Set of Skills' - Posted December 17, 2014
Typically, the more sequels a movie gets, the more it evokes images of suckage and cash grabs. Noted franchises like Jaws, Resident Evil, Friday the 13th, and Scream come to mind when considering the carbon copies of movies t... [FishbowlDC]

Media Companies Land on Glassdoor's 'Best Places to Work' List in 2015 - Posted December 10, 2014
Three cheers for all things media! Glassdoor released their list of the best places to work in the U.S. and U.K., also known as the Employees' Choice Awards 2015. Whether it's traditional or social media or PR, six companies in our ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Facebook Drops to No. 13 on '50 Best Places to Work' List from Glassdoor - Posted December 10, 2014
The number 13 is not very lucky for Facebook with 2015 about to start. Social jobs and career community G... [AllFacebook]

Facebook at Work Set to Launch in January - Posted November 18, 2014
According to The Financial Times, Facebook is gearing up to introduce a new product in January allowing users to chat with colleagues, connect with professionals and collaborate. It sounds like it's going to look ver... [MediaJobsDaily]

REPORT: Facebook at Work Website Closer to Launch; Personal Timelines to Be Kept Separate - Posted November 17, 2014
More details have emerged on the Facebook at Work project initially reported in June by ... [AllFacebook]

Cloud Computing Veteran Shawn Douglass Joins Facebook PMD Unified - Posted November 11, 2014
Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer and marketing cloud technology provider ... [AllFacebook]

CNBC Survey Respondents Trash Facebook - Posted November 4, 2014
Respondents to a recent survey conducted by ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Rules 3Q Social Logins - Posted October 31, 2014
Facebook maintained its social login dominance i... [AllFacebook]

Four Ways for Pages to Prepare for Facebook's Nov. 5 Like-Gate Ban - Posted October 31, 2014
By now, you've surely heard about the Facebook like-gate ban that will go into effect Nov. 5. If you somehow missed it, here's a quick r... [AllFacebook]

Facebook PMD SocialFlow Rolls Out SocialFlow for Agencies Saas Offering - Posted October 30, 2014
Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Facebook Accounts for 22.36% of Overall Social Referrals to Sites in 3Q - Posted October 27, 2014
Despite a slight decline during the third quarter of 2014, Facebook was still responsible for nearly one-quarter of social ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: How Do Conservatives and Liberals Differ in Their Facebook Activity? - Posted October 21, 2014
The U.S. political spectrum can, for the most part, be divided in... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Job Seekers Turn to Facebook, But Recruiters Still Favor LinkedIn - Posted October 15, 2014
Social recruiting solution Jobvite released the seventh version of its annual ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Gamers Prefer Facebook - Posted October 10, 2014
Facebook is the social network of choice among both console gamers and mobile gamers, according to the latest ... [AllFacebook]

SOCIAL LOGINS: Strong 3Q for Facebook - Posted October 8, 2014
Facebook's share of social logins rose 2 percent in the third quarter of 2014 from the second quarter, to 46 percent, driven largely by a 9 percent bump-up in the entertainment category, according ... [AllFacebook]

VIDEOS: Facebook's @Scale 2014, Mobile Track - Posted October 2, 2014
Facebook held its @Scale 2014 conference in San Francisco Sept. 15, and engineering director ... [AllFacebook]

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Launch of Its Revamped Atlas Ad Platform - Posted September 29, 2014
Facebook took a major step toward achieving its goals of making sure its users see advertising that is relevant to them -- no matter which devices they are using, and even when they are not on the social network itself -- and of allowing advertiser... [AllFacebook]

New Social Network 'The Dots' Launches as 'LinkedIn for Creatives' - Posted September 25, 2014
A new social network called "The Dots" launched today in the U.K. with over 13,000 brand partners, reports The Drum. The site is a "LinkedIn... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Advertising Week 2014 Schedule - Posted September 15, 2014
Facebook will maintain a strong presence at the 11th annual ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook SPMD SocialCode Announces Exclusive Partnership with Percolate - Posted September 4, 2014
Marketing solutions provider SocialCode, a Facebook ... [AllFacebook]

Media Internships Don't Lead to Jobs. So What? - Posted August 29, 2014
We all know internships are the best way to get a job in media, right? Er, not so much, according to this interactive chart via LinkedIn. The research doesn't even delve into the issues of paying... [10,000 Words]

Is the Government More Trustworthy than Facebook? - Posted August 27, 2014
Why the mistrust? Yet another survey... [AllFacebook]

Former WaveGroup Sound Staffers Are Now Facebook's 'Full-Time Sound-Design Team' - Posted August 27, 2014
Facebook's latest "acqu-hire" is a sound one, literally, as r... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Reveals Agenda for @Scale 2014 - Posted August 25, 2014
Facebook released the agenda for its @Scale 2014 conferenc... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn SVP of Product Is Abruptly Leaving - Posted August 21, 2014
Deep Nishar, LinkedIn's SVP of products and user experience, is leaving the company, reports Kara Swisher of Recode. He'll continue in his role until early October, and will likely "be pursuing a CEO job," wrote Swisher. Nish... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn Pays $6 Million in Back Wages - Posted August 5, 2014
If you're an employer, take heed from LinkedIn. It does not pay to violate the Fair Labor Standards Act. Yesterday the Labor Department announced that LinkedIn has agreed to pay six million in back wages and damages to 359 current and former employees. In addition, the social networking site has also agreed... [MediaJobsDaily]

Nuvi Adds Publishing Capability to Social Media Monitoring and Visualization Platform - Posted July 23, 2014
Real-time social media listening and reporting solution Nuvi added publishing to its arsenal, announcing Wednesday that users of its s... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn Acquires Marketing Platform Bizo for $175 Million - Posted July 22, 2014
LinkedIn announced Tuesday that it is acquiring B2B marketing platform Bizo for $175 million. Bizo uses data and targeting technology for multi-channel marketing programs, and counts AMEX, Microsoft and AT&T among its clients. The acquisition is expe... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Continues Social-Login Dominance in 2Q - Posted July 22, 2014
Facebook continued to dominate social logins in the second quarter of 2014, accounting for 55 percent of overall social logins and 64 percent of social logins from mobile devices, according to the latest figures from ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Improves in ACSI's Latest E-Business Report, Still Trails Other Social Networks - Posted July 22, 2014
The American Customer Satisfaction Index re... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: 23.39% of 2Q Social Referrals from Facebook - Posted July 21, 2014
Facebook accounted for 23.39 percent of social referrals ... [AllFacebook]

Loyalty on Facebook: SocialToaster Joins Izea Exchange - Posted July 18, 2014
Social engagement and ... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn Enables Brands to Connect With a Premium Audience - Posted July 15, 2014
According to the 2014 Trends and Benchmarks Report from the Content Marketing Institute, more than 90 percent of B2C marketers use content marketing -- more than 70 percent of whom use LinkedIn to distribute co... [AllFacebook]

Sir Sorrell: Creativity Is Dying, and It's All Your Fault! - Posted July 9, 2014
In what seems to be a weekly occurrence, Sir Martin "Mr. Happy Fun Guy" Sorrell offered agency folks a Debbie Downer moment in the form of a LinkedIn"fluencer" blog post: "... [GalleyCat]

Four Ways to Become a Social Media Influencer - Posted July 7, 2014
If you're active on social media and want to know how to become an influencer, listen up. According to serial entrepreneur Marc Fischman, there are several key factors to keep in mind. We connected with the CEO and co-founder of Hyperactivate to ge... [MediaJobsDaily]

REPORT: 2Q Rebound For Facebook In Social Logins - Posted July 3, 2014
Facebook reversed a trend of six consecutive quarters of declining market share in social logins, posting a 1.5 percent gain in the second quarter of 2014, according to customer-profile-management technology provider ... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Facebook Developing FB@Work For Offices - Posted June 25, 2014
Odds are that most people are using Facebook while at work, whether they are permitted to do so or not, and now, a source tells ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: R.I.P., Facebook User ... Now What? - Posted June 19, 2014
Facebook may have more than 1.28 billion monthly active users, but ... [AllFacebook]

Unmetric Integrated Into Shift Open Marketing Cloud - Posted June 17, 2014
Social intelligence and benchmarking platform Unmetric has been integrated into the ... [AllFacebook]

Which Apps Are Accessing Your Facebook Account? MyPermissions Updates Android App - Posted June 16, 2014
Security outfit MyPermissions released ... [AllFacebook]

Ad Age Reporter Cotton Delo Joins DKC PR - Posted June 12, 2014
In another example of the not-quite-new firms hiring journalists trend, Ad Age San Francisco bureau chief Cotton Delo has joined ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Analytics Combo: EdgeRank Checker Teams Up With Socialbakers - Posted June 9, 2014
Two major providers of Facebook analytics have joined forces, as EdgeRank Checker announced... [AllFacebook]

Janrain Debuts User-Generated Content Platform - Posted June 3, 2014
User-generated content can be a valuable resource for brand... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn Announces New Job Aggregators - Posted June 2, 2014
This just in...LinkedIn is starting to aggregate jobs from U.S. employers by calling them "Limited Listings." Listings will include hundreds of thousands of jobs aggregated from career sites and applicant tracking systems from employers. These listings will end up supplementing actual listings employers pay for but they'll be mad... [MediaJobsDaily]

For New Site Hironomy, Think LinkedIn Meets eHarmony - Posted May 28, 2014
New site alert! This one piqued our interest. LinkedIn, eHarmony and a recruiter walk into a bar... Okay, we're getting punchy again here in MediaJobsDaily land! The co-founder of new recruiting site Hironomy envisions his company as LinkedIn and eHarmony. Her... [MediaJobsDaily]

Want To Sound Off About Work Anonymously? Now You Can [VIDEO] - Posted May 26, 2014
So you know LinkedIn is NOT the place to vent or share anything beyond buttoned-up business about your work. And how many lazies ... [AllFacebook]

EFF Report: Facebook Has Your Back - Posted May 20, 2014
The Electronic Frontier Foundation released its 2014 ... [AllFacebook]

Target CMO's Response to Gawker: #PRWin? - Posted May 16, 2014
In case you missed it, this week Target's CMO Jeff Jones took the (relatively) bold step of responding directly to an anonymous employee's complaint that scored coverage on G... [FishbowlDC]

Should Romance & Work Mix? New App Connects to LinkedIn Accounts - Posted May 5, 2014
It's the age-old question. Should you mix romance with the office? One new app thinks so. According to SmartCompany in Australia, a new application called Lin... [MediaJobsDaily]

Social Networks and Digital Publishing: Friday Link Round-Up - Posted May 2, 2014
Ah, it's Friday and finally nice out. Which is why I plan on catching up on all the good links and stories I had to breeze through during the work week. Somewhere outdoors, facing the sun, preferably with a morning coffee. Here are some social media themed links I've been thinking... [10,000 Words]

Socialbakers Raises The Facebook Analytics Bar With Socialbakers Analytics V3.0 - Posted May 1, 2014
Social media analytics company Socialbakers beefed up... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Google Plus Gaining On Facebook In 1Q 2014 Social Logins - Posted April 23, 2014
Customer profile-management provider ... [AllFacebook]

Pagemodo Updates Facebook Marketing Platform Aimed At Small Businesses - Posted April 22, 2014
Social marketing platform Pagemodo announced its spring 2014 release, with new feat... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Facebook Rules 1Q Referral Traffic - Posted April 21, 2014
Facebook continued to dominate referral traffic in the first quarter of 2014... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn Launches New Feature to Foster Internal Transfers - Posted April 21, 2014
Recruiters typically search LinkedIn to find passive candidates to fill their jobs and of course, professionals usually leverage it to connect with each other, build their online profile and to pursue external job opportunities. Well, according to a piece in ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Sparksfly Helps Users Manage Their Social Flows - Posted April 16, 2014
The latest solution to help users cut through the clutter of their multiple social media accounts comes from Sparksfly, which a... [AllFacebook]

How to Maximize Your Social Media Experience - Posted April 10, 2014
For a freelance writer, maintaining and updating your social media accounts is vital to your career. But it can be easy to neglect, what with the daily grind of chasing editors, finding new gigs and writing, writing, writing. Freelancing can be exhausting and finding the time to choose a new profile... [10,000 Words]

Shift Taps Former AOL Europe CEO Kate Burns As Managing Director, U.K. And Europe - Posted April 2, 2014
Former AOL Europe CEO Kate Burns joined social marketing platform ... [AllFacebook]

Colleges Offer Photo Shoots; Students Can Discard the LinkedIn Selfie - Posted April 1, 2014
Have you ever seen a colleague upload a new LinkedIn profile photo and said to yourself, "A selfie? Really?!" What you really wanted to tell them how unprofessional it looked but alas, you held your breath instead. Well, according to a piece in ... [MediaJobsDaily]

STUDY: YouTube Pummels Facebook In Post-Click Engagement - Posted March 31, 2014
Brands on Facebook striving for ... [AllFacebook]

The Inside Scoop on Successful People Versus Unsuccessful People - Posted March 27, 2014
Have you ever wondered what makes a winner stand out from the pack? According to a post on LinkedIn, there are several differences between successful... [MediaJobsDaily]

Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Twitter Team Up On WebScaleSQL To Tackle MySQL Challenges - Posted March 27, 2014
Facebook, Google, ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Facebook's Role In Pew Research Center's 'State Of The News Media 2014' - Posted March 26, 2014
Facebook and other social networks continue to become further intertwined with the media, as the ... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg Not Pacified By White House Meeting On Government Surveillance - Posted March 24, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and five other technology executives me... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg Slips From No. 1 To No. 9 On Glassdoor's Highest-Rated CEOs List For 2014 - Posted March 21, 2014
Is Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg losing some of his appe... [AllFacebook]

Izea Opens Doors To Sponsorship Marketplace - Posted March 17, 2014
Social-sponsorship outfit Izea announced the debut of its ... [AllFacebook]

Three Ways to Create a Memorable LinkedIn Headline - Posted March 11, 2014
If you want to stand out among a sea of other similar professionals on LinkedIn, listen up. This post on Top Dog Social Media outlines several click worthy ideas. 1. Identify what you offer and what makes you stellar. Here's an exa... [MediaJobsDaily]

Are We Certain Facebook Is Doomed, Vivek Wadhwa? - Posted March 7, 2014
Vivek Wadhwa, a research professor at ... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn Announces Sponsored InMail for Mobile - Posted March 6, 2014
LinkedIn announced yesterday that it was expanding its mobile advertising platform to include Sponsored InMail. According to the blog post, the goal is to give marketers an opportunity to reach consumers where they'll engage most: on their mobile devic... [AllFacebook]

Social Marketing Platform Shoutlet Integrates With Governance, Compliance Outfit Actiance - Posted March 6, 2014
Social marketing and compliance monitoring on the same platform? The partnership between social relationship platform provider ... [AllFacebook]

Rude LinkedIn Rejection From Job Bank Operator Goes Viral - Posted March 3, 2014
We simply have to address the LinkedIn post that went viral as Kelly Blazek, a Cleveland job bank operator, was called out for being inappropriate and rude. A subtext to this is what we found today on LinkedIn. Out of curiosity we attempted to vie... [MediaJobsDaily]

Howard Bragman on the PR Value of the New LinkedIn 'Influencers' - Posted February 20, 2014
One of this week's more intriguing stories is LinkedIn's decision to allow more writers and thinkers to self-publish long-form pieces and follow others who aren't in their networks. As part of this update, the network will also expand the ranks of its "Influencers."... [FishbowlDC]

Michael Sam's Publicist Shares Lessons Learned from His Coming Out Story - Posted February 14, 2014
We think you'll agree that Fifteen Minutes PR chief and Reputation.com vice chairman Howard Bragman scored one of 2014's biggest PR wins to date by breaking and managing ... [FishbowlDC]

5 Most Important Findings from Vocus 'State of the Media' Survey - Posted February 10, 2014
Last week the integrated marketing software brand Vocus released its annual "state of the media" report, created by surveying hundreds of active journalists.... [FishbowlDC]

STUDY: The Social Job Seeker, The Mobile Job Seeker, And Facebook's Role In The Process - Posted February 6, 2014
Facebook is the preferred social network for job seekers, while recruiters still gravitate toward ... [AllFacebook]

Brand Advocacy On Facebook Goes Mobile With Dynamic Signal's VoiceStorm IOS App - Posted February 5, 2014
Employees can be valuable brand advocates, a... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Facebook Referrals Continue Upswing In 4Q - Posted January 24, 2014
Facebook saw its ... [AllFacebook]

What's Your Productivity Hack? One Executive Says 4 a.m. is the Key - Posted January 22, 2014
LinkedIn's latest Influencer series got us thinking. What's your productivity hack? Does it entail tackling the most challenging item first on your list? Limiting phone... [MediaJobsDaily]

Can Bad E-Mail Etiquette Make for Better Pitches? - Posted January 9, 2014
According to New York magazine econ writer Kevin Roose's new ... [FishbowlDC]

As Unemployment Levels Rise, So Do Searches For ... Facebook? - Posted January 9, 2014
When unemployment rates spike, conventional wisdom would dictate that terms... [AllFacebook]

64 Percent Of The Top 50 U.S. Law Firms Have Facebook Pages, But ... - Posted January 9, 2014
Only 64 percent of the Am Law 50 -- the 50 largest law firms in the U.S., as identified by ... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: 71% Of Online Adults Now Use Facebook - Posted December 31, 2013
A social media ... [AllFacebook]

Which Facebook Preferred Marketing Developers Were Touted By Forrester Research? - Posted December 17, 2013
Seven Facebook Preferred Marketing Deve... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn Outlines Top Overused Buzzwords of 2013 - Posted December 16, 2013
If you've perused several LinkedIn profiles in the same sitting, you may notice a trend. Check that, a responsible trend. After all, "responsible" is the most overused buzzword on their site according to their recent survey. Looking at their 259 g... [MediaJobsDaily]

Top 10 Words to Remove from Your Resume in 2014 - Posted December 12, 2013
The dedicated researchers at LinkedIn published a list of 2013's top 10 most overused "buzzwords" yesterday after taking a break from playing Grand Theft Auto V to scan a few ... [FishbowlDC]

Why Is Facebook Prompting Users To Add Life Events To Their Timelines? - Posted December 11, 2013
Whether its motives are related to advertising, ... [AllFacebook]

Why Did Facebook Finish Fifth On Glassdoor's 50 Best Places To Work In 2014 After Topping The 2013 List? - Posted December 11, 2013
The good news for Facebook is that it finished at No. 5 on the list of the ... [AllFacebook]

What Will Facebook Marketing Platform Shift Do With $6M In New Funding? - Posted December 10, 2013
Real-time marketing platform Shift announced Tuesday that it finaliz... [AllFacebook]

What Facebook, Seven Other Tech Giants Wrote To The U.S. Government On Surveillance Reform - Posted December 9, 2013
Facebook teamed up with ... [AllFacebook]

7 Holiday Pitching Tips for PR Pros - Posted November 25, 2013
The holidays are the perfect time of year for PR pros to showcase a new product to the world. Members of the media are compiling their holiday wish lists, Black Friday is around the corner and consumers are hungry to hear about the hottest new trends. So how can you be sure... [FishbowlDC]

Why Did FWD.us Add A CTO? - Posted November 15, 2013
Former Bebo Vice President of Engineering and current ... [AllFacebook]

How Does News Consumption On Facebook Stack Up Vs. Other Social Networks? - Posted November 14, 2013
A total of 47 percent of Facebook users get news on the social network, trailing ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Starts Trading Thursday | Restricted Google+ Communities - Posted November 6, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [AllFacebook]

3Q EARNINGS CALL: How Is Facebook Responding To The Mobile Transition From An Advertising Standpoint? - Posted October 31, 2013
Facebook said in its third-quarter earnings report Wednesday that its tot... [AllFacebook]

Conan O'Brien Doesn't Think Much of LinkedIn 'Influencers' - Posted October 28, 2013
In case Ted Talks didn't already convince you, CEOs want to be celebrities now. A recent study found that 2/3 of them are open to receiving coaching/media relations tips, and we aren't going out on too long a limb to suggest that a f... [FishbowlDC]

'There's a new Malcolm Gladwell in town. That town is LinkedIn, and that Malcolm Gladwell is Conan O'Brien' - Posted October 22, 2013
Conan O'Brien and Team Coco have been late-night social TV leaders since moving to TBS and have made good use of Twitter and Facebook as mediums. Now, Conan is taking to LinkedIn, joining yesterday as... [Inside 3D Printing News]

REPORT: Facebook No. 9 In Annual Average Software Engineer Base Salary - Posted October 18, 2013
Facebook came in at No. 9 on the 201... [AllFacebook]

Facebook To Host Out For Undergrad Technology Conference This Weekend - Posted October 17, 2013
Facebook will host the Out for Undergrad Technology Conference at its campus in ... [AllFacebook]

HootSuite's Hootlet Chrome Extension Offers Easy Access To Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn - Posted October 8, 2013
Social media management system HootSuite released an upgraded version of its ... [AllFacebook]

Work4 Labs Officially Debuts Graph Search Recruiter - Posted October 7, 2013
Facebook recruiting solution Work4 Labs announced the official release of Graph Search Recruiter, which it ... [AllFacebook]

DOJ Rejects Request For More Transparency By Facebook, Others - Posted October 3, 2013
The Department of Justice rejected motions made by Faceb... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Facebook Still Tops In Social Login, But Market Share Slipping As Google Plus Sign-In Gains - Posted October 2, 2013
Facebook is still dominant when it comes to social login, but its share of the sector slipped slightly in the third quarter, as Google Plus Sign-In began to chip away at its lead, according to a ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Facebook Has 100X More Spam Than Other Social Networks, 4X More Phishing Attacks - Posted October 1, 2013
Spam has been an issue for as long as email has existed, and a new ... [AllFacebook]

PR/Marketing Gigs Somehow Appear on Both 'Overrated' and 'Underrated' Job Lists - Posted September 18, 2013
Today in Clickbait Posing As Research news, job listings company CareerCast tried to top LinkedIn's "most misunderstood jobs... [GalleyCat]

PR/Marketing Gigs Somehow Appear on Both 'Overrated' and 'Underrated' Job Lists - Posted September 18, 2013
Today in Clickbait Posing As Research news, job listings company CareerCast tried to top LinkedIn's "most misunderstood jobs... [FishbowlDC]

In Which We Consider Business Insider's 'Top 50 Tech PR Pros' List - Posted September 13, 2013
It's safe to say that this week's story about the Business Insider CTO with a penchant for offending everyone in s... [FishbowlDC]

PR Is One of the World's Top 10 'Most Misunderstood' Jobs - Posted September 12, 2013
Do your parents understand what you do for a living? Should they, or do you want them to think PR is all about throwing fancy, Diddy-style parties and ... [FishbowlDC]

Are Resumes Becoming Archaic? - Posted September 11, 2013
When we read this piece on Fast Company, it became food for thought. Although resumes are necessary for systems purposes from a recruiting purposes and having a calling card, are they... [MediaJobsDaily]

Facebook Testing LinkedIn-Like 'Professional Skills' Addition To 'About' Section - Posted September 9, 2013
Facebook added a teaspoon of Twitter to its test kitchen late last month with its test launch of ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Jobvite Examines The State Of Social Recruiting - Posted September 5, 2013
LinkedIn is still th... [AllFacebook]

Findables Smartphone, Tablet Cases Allow Users To Share Facebook, Other Social Info Via QR Codes - Posted August 29, 2013
Cases for smartphones such as the iPhone 5 often serve other purposes aside from prot... [AllFacebook]

Does the 'CEO As LinkedIn Influencer' Strategy Work? - Posted August 27, 2013
Any PR firm working with a big business client today will advise that client's public face to become, well, more public. This means going digital, either on social media or in corporate communications designed to get internal teams and investors excited. But what about going a step further and creating editorial... [FishbowlDC]

One Big Tip for Connecting with Journalists on LinkedIn - Posted August 20, 2013
As a truly connected PR pro, you should not just follow multiple journalists on social media; you should join their circles. Why? Well, if you're good at your job then these relationships can grow to be mutually beneficial: you provide journalists with experts on given topics and help them add chara... [FishbowlDC]

Expion, Ignite Social Media Team Up On Social Advocator For Fans App For Facebook Brand Advocates - Posted August 17, 2013
Brand advocates can be an essential cog in the Facebook mark... [AllFacebook]

SocialSafe Adds Backup Support For Video On Instagram - Posted August 16, 2013
SocialSafe added ... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn Apologizes for Assuming Beautiful Women Can't Also be Engineers - Posted August 8, 2013
The woman at left is beautiful. She's also an engineer. And as LinkedIn recently learned the hard way, those two things are not, in fact, mutually exclusive. Toptal, a small developer networkin... [FishbowlDC]

Next Stop: Kendall Square For Facebook's Boston-Area Engineers - Posted August 1, 2013
Facebook's software engineers in Boston will be on the move soon, as ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Director Of Design Kate Aronowitz Named Director Of Brand Design - Posted July 24, 2013
Facebook Director of Design Kate Aronowitz announced at the ... [AllFacebook]

No Satisfaction: Advertising, Privacy Concerns Sink Facebook In Study By ACSI, ForeSee - Posted July 23, 2013
Facebook's efforts to ensure that advertising on the social network is unobtrusive and that ads are ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Signs Letter Seeking More Transparency From Federal Government On National Security Data Requests - Posted July 19, 2013
Facebook was among the more than 60 companies, investors, civil-liberties groups, and trade groups to sign a letter to top federal gover... [AllFacebook]

Adobe Puts Social First in Redesigned Marketing Cloud - Posted July 18, 2013
Adobe today launched a rebuilt Adobe Social, which introduces data-driven tips on how to optimize social content, integration with Flickr, Foursquare, Instagram and LinkedIn, and cloud-hosted workplace collaboration features. Adobe Social, a component... [AllFacebook]

UPDATED: Facebook Not Testing Syncing Of Status Updates With Google Plus, Twitter, LinkedIn - Posted July 12, 2013
Facebook appears to be testing a way to allow users to sync their status updates with Google Plus, Twitter, and LinkedIn. UPDATE: Th... [AllFacebook]

Can Facebook Posts Help Determine Suicide Risk? - Posted July 5, 2013
Can posts on Facebook and other social networks, and text me... [AllFacebook]

Former Police Chief Bill Bratton Launches Facebook for Cops - Posted July 1, 2013
Bill Bratton, former commissioner of the Boston and New York Police departments, will launch a Facebook-like social network for police officers, according to a Reuters ... [AllFacebook]

Former Oregon Gubernatorial Candidate Pleads Guilty To Facebook IPO-Related Fraud - Posted June 25, 2013
Florida-based fund manager and former Oregon gubernatorial candidate Craig Berkman pleaded guilty Tues... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: The Science Of Social Job Sharing, From Work4 Labs - Posted June 19, 2013
Facebook and other social networks can be valuable tools for employees seeking to recruit "passive" candidates -- those not actively looking for new jobs, but likely to switch for the right opportunity -- according to a recently published a white paper on social job sharing by social recruiting company Work4 Labs. ... [AllFacebook]

Sen. Mitch McConnell's Campaign Uses Facebook To Entertain, Persuade Voters - Posted June 17, 2013
From cat videos to "The Harlem Shake," the ... [AllFacebook]

The Best Of Facebook, There For The Taking - Posted June 14, 2013
Everyone is on Facebook, truly. Kids complain about their grandparents commenting on their statuses. Colleagues rave about its potential for ... [AllFacebook]

Wrapp Wraps $15M Funding Round - Posted June 13, 2013
A series-B funding round totaling $15 million? That's a Wrapp for the social gi... [AllFacebook]

News From The Facebook Ecosystem: Shift, Teckler, Brand Networks - Posted June 6, 2013
Social marketing platform Shift released its ... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn Acqui-hires Team Behind Maybe - Posted May 22, 2013
LinkedIn has acquired the social decision-making service Maybe and has shut it down, the company confirmed today. The company called the deal an "acqui-hire," to bring on four engineers and one designer. Maybe was founded in 2012 by Omar Hamoui, who also founded ... [AllFacebook]

Likeable Media Introduces LikeableAds.com - Posted May 21, 2013
Likeable Media, a social media marketing provider, announced the launch of LikeableAds.com and its new me... [AllFacebook]

Nimble 3.0 Allows Brands To Be More Nimble In Managing Facebook Relationships - Posted May 21, 2013
Customer-relationship-management tool Nimble announced the release of ... [AllFacebook]

Expion Unleashes Suite Of New Social Marketing Tools - Posted May 20, 2013
Social media software company Expion released a suite of new t... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Marketing Platform Viralheat Launches IPhone App - Posted May 15, 2013
Viralheat, a Facebook marketing platform, announced Wednesday a way that users can manage their Facebook pages on the go, with an ... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn Announces CheckIn Capabilities at Events - Posted May 10, 2013
According to our friends at ERE.net, LinkedIn made two announcements at its conference this week in Sydney, Australia. First up? CheckIn. Here's how it works: At an event, le... [MediaJobsDaily]

REPORT: Super Bowl Ads? Small Businesses Would Rather Have Large Facebook Communities - Posted May 6, 2013
Small business owners surveyed by office-products giant Staples would rather have large ... [AllFacebook]

Hearsay Social Ramps Up Focus On Social Sales With Two New Products - Posted May 6, 2013
Social sales and marketing software provider Hearsay Social bro... [AllFacebook]

What Is Identity Management and Who Uses It? - Posted May 3, 2013
Last month, Google was able to expand its social log-in dramatically by simply integrating its log-in feature ... [AllFacebook]

Discount of $50 for Early Registrations for New LinkedIn Course: Job Search and Networking - Posted May 1, 2013
LinkedIn is an incredible resource for lead generation, networking, and career development. Discover how to become a power user and enhance your current career or job search in Mediabistro's LinkedIn: Job Search and Networking co... [MediaJobsDaily]

Stalked On LinkedIn: Victim Is Not Alone in Her Fight to Block Abusive Members - Posted April 30, 2013
Anna Rihtar quit her job after her boss allegedly sexually assaulted her, but her struggle to rebuild her career was just beginning. Shortly after she left the office for good, Rihtar's boss started stalking her on social media. In a petition on Change.org, she is now urging LinkedIn ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Marketing Platform Viralheat Adds Social Login And Explore Features - Posted April 30, 2013
Viralheat, which allows users to better manage their Facebook pages, announced Tuesday that ... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Despite Facebook's Social Recruiting Growth, LinkedIn Still Dominates - Posted April 30, 2013
Despite the growth of social recruiting... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg-Led FWD.us Adds Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, Brad Smith, Sean Parker - Posted April 26, 2013
FWD.us, the political advocacy group spearheaded by Face... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn Contacts Is Relationship Management For Professional Relationships - Posted April 25, 2013
Wish LinkedIn would remind you to wish your favorite client a happy birthday? LinkedIn has introduced a new feature called LinkedIn Contacts, to help users better manage their relationships with their professional contacts. Call it CRM for professional networkers. Using the tool, LinkedIn users can bring toget... [PRNewser]

LinkedIn Contacts Is Relationship Management For Professional Relationships - Posted April 25, 2013
Wish LinkedIn would remind you to wish your favorite client a happy birthday? LinkedIn has introduced a new feature called LinkedIn Contacts, to help users better manage their relationships with their professional contacts. Call it CRM for professional networkers. Using the tool, LinkedIn users can bring toget... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Leveraging The Power of Facebook Advertising: Three Things To Know - Posted April 25, 2013
We know that brands will only see meaningful engagement when they put people at the center of their Facebook strategies. But even with insightful, brilliant creative ideas executed perfectly, it's still highly unlikely that most fans will see a given post. In fact, you may have heard the dreaded 16 percent... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: How Much Personal Information Are You Sharing On Facebook? - Posted April 17, 2013
As a former con man once pointed out, the more personal information you have publicly on Facebook, the easier it is for an identity thief to strike. NextAdvisor.com compiled an infographic showing how often identity thieves use social media, and what kind of information Facebook users share. ... [AllFacebook]

Two Quiet, High-Profile Hires For Facebook - Posted April 17, 2013
According to reports, Facebook has quietly hired Richard Williamson, who led the ill-fated Apple Maps effort and was fired last November, and Loren Brichter, designer of the original ... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Facebook Acquires Mobile Software Startup Osmeta - Posted April 11, 2013
Mobile software startup Osmeta became the latest Facebook ... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg Officially Announces FWD.us Political Advocacy Group In 'Washington Post' Op-Ed - Posted April 11, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg officially announced the laun... [AllFacebook]

Executives Prefer LinkedIn Over Other Social Media Sites - Posted April 10, 2013
Business executives at the director level and above prefer LinkedIn as their go-to social media site, as Forbes mentioned a recent study conducted by DHR International and Modern Survey... [MediaJobsDaily]

Could Facebook and LinkedIn's New Features Help PR Pros? - Posted April 5, 2013
Two of social media's leading lights have debuted new or slightly different features this week. First, via our sister site AllFacebook, Zuckerberg and company appear to be toying with new names for the "promote" button. Alternatives include "boost post", "advertise post" and "get more reach." At first glance this appears to be... [FishbowlDC]

LinkedIn Mentions Feature Inspired By Facebook? - Posted April 4, 2013
English writer Charles Caleb Colton said in the 1800s, "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery." In April 2013, professional networking site ... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Mark Zuckerberg-Led Political Advocacy Group Adds Two Lobbying Firms - Posted March 29, 2013
The political advocacy... [AllFacebook]

Report: Mark Zuckerberg-Led Political Advocacy Group To Focus On Immigration Reform - Posted March 27, 2013
More details are emerging on the political advocacy ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Advertising, Marketing Firms Moontoast, SocialCode To Collaborate - Posted March 26, 2013
Two winners in Facebook's recent Prefe... [AllFacebook]

FirstJob Uses Facebook To Connect College Grads With Employment - Posted March 25, 2013
LinkedIn may be a great resource for professionals to connect with and contact other people regarding job opportunities, but about those who are ... [AllFacebook]

What's Your Favorite App, Dan Roth? - Posted March 5, 2013
AppNewser asked, What's Favorite App, Dan Roth? The executive editor at LinkedIn picked to-do app Wunderlist because, "the app is clean and simple, loads instantly and ... [PRNewser]

What's Your Favorite App, Dan Roth? - Posted March 5, 2013
AppNewser asked, What's Favorite App, Dan Roth? The executive editor at LinkedIn picked to-do app Wunderlist because, "the app is clean and simple, loads instantly and ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

We Are Social Adds Paid Media Support - Posted February 19, 2013
Social media agency We Are Social has primarily focused on earned and owned media, but the company feels that as the lines between paid, earned, an... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Innovation Lessons For Your Business - Posted February 18, 2013
Facebook is the big bang in the universe of social networking. Sure, MySpace and ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: How Does Facebook's Social Jobs Partnership App Compare With LinkedIn? - Posted February 14, 2013
How does the ... [AllFacebook]

Sorry, LinkedIn Users: You're Not All That Special - Posted February 12, 2013
Why is LinkedIn excited about whose profile was viewed the most? More important, why are people tweeting and facebooking about it? -- Sachin Kalbag (@SachinKalbag) February 12, 2013 Good question! If you're one of the 200 million people around the world who maintain a Lin... [FishbowlDC]

Jobvite Refer, Jobvite Engage Take Social Recruiting To Next Level - Posted February 8, 2013
Social recruiting platform Jobvite took its o... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Almost Became LinkedIn's CEO - Posted February 6, 2013
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg has one of the most impressive resum s in the tech world, including a stint as chief of staff in the U.S. Treasury Department, and working... [AllFacebook]

How To Grow Your Business Using Facebook - Posted February 6, 2013
Last week, the owner of a social media consultancy contacted me via LinkedIn to ask for tips on "articulating her Facebook pitch" to prospective clients. She has ma... [AllFacebook]

Viralheat Adds Smart Stream To Media Marketing Suite - Posted February 5, 2013
Viralheat, which allows marketers to track the effectiveness of their Facebook pages, has added a new feature to its media marketing suite -- Smart Stream. This new utility lets users customize smart filters to view brand mentions by keyword on Facebook, as well as other social media sites, such as Twitter... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Marketing Firm Spredfast Raises $18M - Posted February 5, 2013
Social marketing software provider ... [AllFacebook]

Out for Undergraduate Technology Conference To Be Held At Facebook HQ Feb. 2 And 3 - Posted January 31, 2013
Facebook headquarters in ... [AllFacebook]

Blackberry 10 Debuts, Smart Touch-Screen Keyboard Is Onboard, As Is New Employee Alicia Keys - Posted January 30, 2013
[caption id="attachment_35062" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Blackberry president and CEO Thorsten Heins with new global creative director Alicia Keys.[/caption] The new and long-awaited Blackberry 10 line from Research In Motion (RIM) makes its debu... [semanticweb.com]

Debt Collectors Posing As Bikini-Clad Models On Facebook - Posted January 24, 2013
If you're running behind on your bills and suddenly find a friend request on Facebook from an attracti... [AllFacebook]

Spredfast Integrates Bazaarvoice To Add Input From Users Of Facebook, Other Social Networks - Posted January 23, 2013
Ratings a... [AllFacebook]

CareerSonar Turns Facebook Friends Into Job Connections - Posted January 21, 2013
Looking for a job? Among your Facebook friends lies the potential for employment. ... [AllFacebook]

Will Facebook's 'Graph Search' Affect PR Campaigns? - Posted January 16, 2013
Excuse us for being a little skeptical about the relevance of Facebook's new "Graph Search" function, presented to reporters yesterday by the company's ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Scores Painfully Low In Customer Satisfaction - Posted January 9, 2013
While brands are in a love/hate relationship with Facebook, many users are ... [AllFacebook]

Doximity Is the First Social Network for Doctors - Posted January 3, 2013
Are you a hard-working, inquisitive physician who loves to discuss complex medical issues with your peers but lacks an appropriate forum? OK, you're probably not--but believe us when we say that this is a legitimate problem that is extremely relevant to anyone with clients in the medical field. Despite the fac... [GalleyCat]

Doximity Is the First Social Network for Doctors - Posted January 3, 2013
Are you a hard-working, inquisitive physician who loves to discuss complex medical issues with your peers but lacks an appropriate forum? OK, you're probably not--but believe us when we say that this is a legitimate problem that is extremely relevant to anyone with clients in the medical field. Despi... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook To Let Strangers, Brands Send You Paid Messages - Posted December 20, 2012
Today brings yet another reason for Facebook's billion-plus users to get their collective knickers in a b... [FishbowlDC]

The Best LinkedIn Company Pages of 2012 (With Tips) - Posted December 13, 2012
We used to think of LinkedIn as an ugly, awkward place for us to post a resume that no one would ever see. But it's looking a lot better these days, and the advent of company pages and groups turned the site into a great PR tool. Yesterday LinkedIn released a... [FishbowlDC]

Should PR Pros Join Google+ Communities? - Posted December 12, 2012
We have to admit that we haven't really kept up with Google+ (who has?), but the service made another attempt to encroach upon Facebook's turf last week by introducing Google+ Communities. Now we know what you're wondering: How does this affect me (if at all)? ... [FishbowlDC]

How To Turn Your Resume Into an Infographic - Posted December 11, 2012
Are you looking for a new job? Using a new tool at Visual.ly, you can build an infographic out of your LinkedIn resume, showing employers (and yourself) a simple map of your career. SocialTimes explained ... [PRNewser]

How To Turn Your Resume Into an Infographic - Posted December 11, 2012
Are you looking for a new job? Using a new tool at Visual.ly, you can build an infographic out of your LinkedIn resume, showing employers (and yourself) a simple map of your career. SocialTimes explained ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Buffer Shifts Focus, Launches New Social Sharing Apps For IPhone, Web - Posted December 11, 2012
Social sharing application Buffer shifted its focus to mobile, announcing the laun... [AllFacebook]

Singly "App Fabric" Platform Helps Developers Deeply Connect To Other Apps So Users Can Connect With All Their Data - Posted December 11, 2012
Singly, which has as its mission connecting people more closely with their data everywhere it lives, now is opening up the beta of its development platform to help developers create the apps that can make that happen. As co-founder and CEO J... [semanticweb.com]

New OneSpot Platform Fuses Branded Content and Advertising - Posted December 4, 2012
Journalism, PR and advertising: as the lines between the three practices continue to blur, the point at which they meet is the talk of the communications industry. We've covered the issue on blogs, intellectualized it and discussed it in LinkedIn forums. But what if we had a tool to bring the... [GalleyCat]

Search Through Your Facebook History With Archify - Posted November 30, 2012
So you remember a funny picture or a witty post from a Facebook friend, but you can't recall when or which friend. Archify, which launched earlier this week, seeks to solve this problem by allowing ... [AllFacebook]

PR Fail: Did the Red Cross Double Your Sandy Donation? - Posted November 30, 2012
This week a LinkedIn editor's personal story highlighted a significant and previously unreported problem with the Americ... [FishbowlDC]

INFOGRAPHIC: How Much Time Do You Spend On Facebook? - Posted November 28, 2012
For many people, Facebook is the first site they log into every morning and the last thing they check before going to bed. All of that time can really add up. Law firm Morrison Foerster, through its Socially Aware blog, found out that people spend ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook, IPO Among Bing's Most-Searched Terms Of 2012 - Posted November 27, 2012
Though Mark Zuckerberg doesn't have the tabloid-turning power of Kim Kardashian or Justin Bieber, Facebook was among Bing's most-searched terms of the year. The year isn't over yet, but that didn't stop Bing (which has been a solid partner with Faceb... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer Unified Debuts Fall 2012 Social Operating Platform - Posted November 26, 2012
Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer ... [AllFacebook]

Five Key Considerations For Facebook Page Promotions - Posted November 21, 2012
The holiday season has already begun. Brands and... [AllFacebook]

Why You Should Use LinkedIn Endorsements & Notifications - Posted November 20, 2012
Do you use endorsements or notifications on LinkedIn? ... [PRNewser]

Why You Should Use LinkedIn Endorsements & Notifications - Posted November 20, 2012
Do you use endorsements or notifications on LinkedIn? ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

7 Things Job Seekers Should Include in Social Media Profiles - Posted November 19, 2012
Social media has revolutionized the way recruiters search for talent, which means job seekers need to make sure their profiles are tuned to perfection. After all, you never know when the right person will stumble across your LinkedIn page at the right time. In the latest Mediab... [MediaJobsDaily]

UPDATED: Facebook, Agencies, Developers Launch Social Jobs Partnership Jobs Board - Posted November 14, 2012
Facebook announced the launch Wednesday of a jobs board applic... [AllFacebook]

Reachable CEO: Facebook Growing As A Professional Network - Posted November 12, 2012
While many people still say LinkedIn when they think of a professional network, the man in charge of Reachable... [AllFacebook]

SocialSafe Allows Users, Pages To Store Their Facebook Lives - Posted October 26, 2012
There's a treasure trove of information on Facebook -- years of messages, wall posts, and photos. SocialSafe, which rec... [AllFacebook]

Study: LinkedIn Leads in B2B Marketing for the First Time - Posted October 24, 2012
LinkedIn is now the most commonly used social network among B2B content marketers, according to a report from the Content Marketing Institute. According to the report, 83 percent of B2B content marketers used LinkedIn to dist... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Eventbrite Likes Facebook For Social Commerce - Posted October 24, 2012
Facebook may still trail Pinterest in terms of getting people to buy products, but Eventbrite likes the social network's aptitude to push tickets. Eventbrite, an online event... [AllFacebook]

Study: Twitter, LinkedIn Gaining On Still-Dominant Facebook Among U.S. Work Force - Posted October 8, 2012
Facebook is still the social network of choice among the U.S. work force, with 83 percent of respondents to a survey by social recruiting platform ... [AllFacebook]

Another Month, Another Patent-Infringement Lawsuit Vs. Facebook - Posted October 3, 2012
Hardly a month goes by without Facebook finding itself named in a patent-infr... [AllFacebook]

Is LinkedIn Coming After Twitter? - Posted October 2, 2012
So not only is LinkedIn flourishing after breaking up with Twitter, it seems to be adopting its most popular feature - the thing that makes Twitter, Twitter: following others. No, this new ... [AllTwitter]

After LinkedIn, Instagram, Tumblr, The Latest To Get Disconnected From Twitter Is IFTTT - Posted September 21, 2012
Twitter has been on a virtual rampage lately, shutting its doors to prominent companies who had been used to displaying and interacting tweets for years. Businesses like LinkedIn appear to be ... [AllTwitter]

Did Twitter Just Give Facebook 1000% More Referrals From LinkedIn? - Posted September 20, 2012
According to some new data, Twitter might've made a huge mistake this summer pulling out of LinkedIn. If you're a user of both LinkedIn and Twitter, you probably remember the news earlier this summer that Twitter cut LinkedIn off from its API. P... [AllTwitter]

Lobbying Group The Internet Association Reveals Full Roster, Platform - Posted September 19, 2012
Initially ... [AllFacebook]

Meritful: A Place Where Students Can Build A Professional Portfolio - Posted September 18, 2012
Think everything online is bad news for teens? There's a new site that's trying to change that: Meritful. It's a platform where "students build a professional portfolio from their projects and activities, while getting feedback from peers and mentors." And it not ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Becoming A Powerful Job Searching Tool - Posted September 12, 2012
When most people think of a social media site that's tailored to job searching and recruitment, the obvious answer seems to be ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook App Refer.me Connects Users To Friends' Referrals - Posted September 12, 2012
So you're looking for a trustworthy mechanic, a fun place to watch the game, or just want to get advice from friends? Refer.me, bui... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Recruiting Solution Work4 Labs Debuts Expanded Suite, Free Version; Secures Funding - Posted September 12, 2012
Facebook recruiting solution ... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn Says It's Better Off Without Twitter - Posted September 10, 2012
Remember when Twitter pulled the plug on its seemingly symbiotic relationship with LinkedIn? Though the disconnect may have been annoying for those of us who used it, it turns out the change h... [10,000 Words]

Look Out, Facebook Like Button: Pinterest's Pin This Sees 637 Percent Growth Since February - Posted September 7, 2012
The ever-present Facebook like button has seen growth of 34 percent since February in terms of b... [AllFacebook]

Wolfram|Alpha Dives Into Facebook Analytics - Posted September 4, 2012
Heading into the Labor Day weekend, Wolfram|Alpha released a new feature that lets users perform personal analytics with Facebook data, for free. Users can head here and type in "Facebook Report" for an analysis of their Facebook data. Stephen Wolfram, the creator of the computational knowledge eng... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook Isn't Just For The Young - Posted August 22, 2012
Who is on Facebook? That's what Web monitoring service ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: The Most Effective Social Network On Facebook Is ... Wait For It ... Facebook! - Posted August 22, 2012
Facebook knows how to Facebook. That was the shocking result of a study by ... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn Profiles To Get a Makeover - Posted August 20, 2012
Your LinkedIn profile will be getting a makeover soon. The professional networking company has confirmed the launch of a redesign that will push the "summary" portion of your profile to the top of the page. Social media advisor Donna S... [AllFacebook]

Outside The Glassdoor: Facebook Left Off 'Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance' List - Posted August 10, 2012
Maybe the relationship between Facebook and online job... [AllFacebook]

Microsoft Rebrands Hotmail As Outlook, Adds Facebook Integration - Posted July 31, 2012
Microsoft's latest attempt to beef up its ... [AllFacebook]

Buffer Beefs Up Facebook Analytics - Posted July 31, 2012
Social sharing application Buffer announced the abil... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Marketing Developer Unified Debuts Social Operating Platform Summer 2012 Edition - Posted July 25, 2012
Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer ... [AllFacebook]

Find Sales Leads Through Facebook With Reachable - Posted July 23, 2012
In social marketing, as the saying goes in Hollywood, it's not always what yo... [AllFacebook]

Viralheat Launches Free Service To Manage, Track Facebook Pages - Posted July 17, 2012
Managing a social media campaign (Facebook page, Twitter account, YouTube channel, etc.) can be exhausting and expensive. ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Plummets In 2012 American Customer Satisfaction Index - Posted July 17, 2012
Facebook took a beating in the latest American Customer Satisfaction I... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn Redesign Ditches the Slacks and Slaps on a Suit and Tie - Posted July 17, 2012
LinkedIn just got back from a makeover and let me say it's a big change - in a good way. Just a day after updating their LinkedIn Today to include more social features, a blog post from Caroline Gaffney ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Sneaky Facebook Apps That Collect Personal Information - Posted July 10, 2012
Concerns about personal information collec... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Might Launch Job Search Feature - Posted July 9, 2012
Although LinkedIn is still king when it comes to finding jobs through social networking, Facebook might make some waves soon with a... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Recruiting Via Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter Continues To Grow - Posted July 9, 2012
A total of 92 percent of U.S. companies use social networks and social media to recruit talent, up from 78 percent five years ago, according to new res... [AllFacebook]

Where Does Twitter's 'Consistent Experience' Guidance Leave Developers? - Posted July 3, 2012
Twitter cut off LinkedIn's ability to post tweets and followed that up with a post meant to guide developers' efforts. This p... [AllTwitter]

10 LinkedIn Groups For Mobile App Professionals - Posted July 3, 2012
The mobile app business is only a couple of years old and it can be a challenge for professionals who are inventing its future on a daily basis. To help you find other like-minded professionals who are navigating the same opportunities, challenges and experiments that you are, we've put ... [PRNewser]

10 LinkedIn Groups For Mobile App Professionals - Posted July 3, 2012
The mobile app business is only a couple of years old and it can be a challenge for professionals who are inventing its future on a daily basis. To help you find other like-minded professionals who are navigating the same opportunities, challenges and experiments that you are, we've put ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Breaking: Tweets No Longer Posting On LinkedIn - Posted June 29, 2012
Do you post you tweets on LinkedIn? Well, not anymore you don't. LinkedIn just announced that starting today, regardless of whether you sync all of your tweets with the professional networking behemoth or only those designated with the #in hashtag, you will no long... [AllTwitter]

LinkedIn Slapped With a $5 Million Lawsuit Over Security Breach - Posted June 22, 2012
LinkedIn is being sued for $5 million by a woman who says the professional network should've done more to prevent the massive hacking that took place a couple of we... [FishbowlDC]

There Are Ways To Recruit Top Talent Through Facebook - Posted June 19, 2012
While LinkedIn remains the top way that headhunters find talented employees, ... [AllFacebook]

Nearly One-Quarter Of Top 10,000 Websites Have Facebook Integration - Posted June 18, 2012
You've seen those Facebook like buttons pretty... [AllFacebook]

Scale, Structure, and Semantics at SemTechBiz - Posted June 13, 2012
Daniel Tunkelang, principal data scientist at LinkedIn has shared the slides from his SemTechBiz SF presentation: Scale, Structure, and Semantics. He prefaces the presentation, "[Friday] morning I had the pleasure to presen... [AllTwitter]

Scale, Structure, and Semantics at SemTechBiz - Posted June 13, 2012
Daniel Tunkelang, principal data scientist at LinkedIn has shared the slides from his SemTechBiz SF presentation: Scale, Structure, and Semantics. He prefaces the presentation, "[Friday] morning I had the pleasure to presen... [semanticweb.com]

LinkedIn Posts Update to Last Week's 6.5 Million Hacked Passwords - Posted June 11, 2012
Everything has a password -- your gmail account, Facebook profile and oh yes, your LinkedIn account. Just last week LinkedIn had a major security breach that's a serious matter. On Saturday, the social networking site for careers blogged about an update to last week's situation. ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Hello, Grandma! Study Shows 53 Percent of Senior Citizens Are Online - Posted June 9, 2012
Good news: a new study from Pew Research shows that 53 percent of adults age 65 and older have ventured online, sending emails even exploring social media sites like Facebook. Now we can hear all about how much we've grown while the ad bots show our grandparents pictures of sugary cereals... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn Hacking Update - Posted June 8, 2012
As we mentioned in this morning's Ticker, LinkedIn is working with law enforcement to find out what the heck happened the other day with the password hacking. The network ma... [FishbowlDC]

LinkedIn Posts Update on Compromised Passwords - Posted June 7, 2012
By now you've likely heard about the millions of passwords hackers stole overseas from LinkedIn. According to a blog posted yesterday from the site, they confirmed yes, some passwords were compromised and they continue to investigate. Here is the ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Daniel Tunkelang talks about LinkedIn's data graph - Posted June 7, 2012
Daniel Tunkelang, Principal Data Scientist at LinkedIn, delivered the final keynote at SemTechBiz in San Francisco this morning, exploring the way in which "semantics emerge when we apply the right analytical technique... [semanticweb.com]

Your LinkedIn Info Might Be All Over the Place - Posted June 6, 2012
A hacker alleges that he's uploaded nearly 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords with some users saying they've discovered their passwords on a list somewhere on the Internet. Not quite sure what that means specifically, but we know one thing: change... [FishbowlDC]

Report: Facebook Still A Distant Third Behind LinkedIn, Twitter In Terms Of Job Postings - Posted June 5, 2012
Despite the strides Facebook has made on both sides of the jo... [AllFacebook]

IPO Sinks Facebook In Customer Loyalty Study - Posted June 1, 2012
The list of casualties of Facebook's staggering ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook IPO Vs. Other Tech IPOs - Posted May 10, 2012
Social media agency Banyan Branch compared the upcoming Faceb... [AllFacebook]

The Freelance Hustle: Five Ways to Land New Gigs - Posted May 7, 2012
Let's face it, as freelancers we've been known to do the hustle. It's in our blood and hey, even if it's not, it has to become part of our life whether we're born with it or not. According to an article on The Daily Muse, there are a few strategies to land... [MediaJobsDaily]

Media and Social Network Leaders Open Up at 'The Guardian' Activate Summit - Posted May 4, 2012
For those making and breaking recent headlines, The Guardian Activate Summit held at New York's Paley Center for Media was a venue of choice on Thursday. Notable media and social network e... [FishbowlDC]

LinkedIn Acquiring SlideShare for $118.75 Million - Posted May 3, 2012
LinkedIn just announced that it will be acquiring SlideShare, the site where companies share PowerPoint presentation, videos, and other documents, for $118.75 million -- 45 percent in cash and about 55 percent in stock. ... [GalleyCat]

LinkedIn Acquiring SlideShare for $118.75 Million - Posted May 3, 2012
LinkedIn just announced that it will be acquiring SlideShare, the site where companies share PowerPoint presentation, videos, and other documents, for $118.75 million -- 45 percent in cash and about 55 percent in stock. ... [FishbowlDC]

LinkedIn Explodes in India - Posted April 27, 2012
India has become the second largest market for LinkedIn, having grown 300% in the last three years. There's a total of 14 million users using the service in India, and in a country with over ... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn's iPad App | Facebook Hacker Tells All | Twitter Meets Movie Trailer - Posted April 27, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [AllFacebook]

LinkedIn Is 4X Better At Converting Leads Than Twitter [STUDY] - Posted April 18, 2012
Businesses use social media for a variety of reasons, but they often share one thing in common: they're looking to convert likes, follows and connections into leads and sales. There is a big debate in the social media world about which network and strategy works best to benefit businesses... [AllTwitter]

INFOGRAPHIC: Look Like An Expert On Facebook - Posted April 18, 2012
Facebook dominates social media, but that doesn't mean you should post everything you can think of on the site. Consider limiting it to blog posts, videos, photos, questions and answers. And keep in mind that attempting to connect to too many people at once can dilute genuine connections. This advice comes from... [AllFacebook]

The Semantic Link with Guest, Daniel Tunkelang - April, 2012 - Posted April 16, 2012
On Friday, April 13, a group of Semantic thought leaders from around the globe met with their host and colleague, Paul Mi... [semanticweb.com]

The Semantic Link with Guest, Daniel Tunkelang - April, 2012 - Posted April 16, 2012
On Friday, April 13, a group of Semantic thought leaders from around the globe met with their host and colleague, Paul Mi... [AllTwitter]

Why Studying Journalism Is Still a Good Idea - Posted March 15, 2012
News of the death of newspapers never stops. A LinkedIn analytics post showed that newspapers are the fastest shrinking industry in terms of job numbers. The Newspaper Association of America released ... [10,000 Words]

Twitter, LinkedIn Used By More Recruiters Than Facebook [STUDY] - Posted February 13, 2012
When it comes to landing a job, everyone and their grandmothers will tell you you have to have at least one eye on social these days. Your public profiles will be searched and scrutinized before any job offer comes your way. It's not only important... [10,000 Words]

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn: How Do Lawyers Use Social Media? [STUDY] - Posted February 7, 2012
Those in the legal profession must tread lightly when it comes to social media, as they are bound by confidentiality agreements, non-disclosure agreements and other legal contracts when broadcasting any message publicly. But that hasn't stopped them from signing up for Fac... [AllTwitter]

Keep Blogging. Lawyers Are Reading - Posted February 7, 2012
In just 18 months' time, older generations of in-house lawyers have stepped up their social media use, largely on LinkedIn and law firm blogs, according to a new survey by communications firm Greentarget, consulting firm ... [FishbowlDC]

39% Of Marketers Will Use Twitter For Their Campaigns In 2012 - Posted February 6, 2012
Facebook might still be the juggernaut of social media advertising, but Twitter takes the second-place silver medal. More advertisers will be turning to Twitter this year than YouTube, LinkedIn or Google+ to get at their customers' eyeballs - and their ... [AllTwitter]

LinkedIn Has a New PR Firm, Positive Outlook - Posted January 30, 2012
LinkedIn has chosen Maloney & Fox as its U.S. PR firm, replacing M.Cader PR. The consumer duties will focus on branding and outreach to users, ... [FishbowlDC]

Meet Your Virtual Friends: Google, LinkedIn, Twitter And Facebook [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted January 9, 2012
She's smart and unique, with a big mouth and lots of connections. She's Twitter, and she's one of four that this infographic from LinkingR details a... [AllTwitter]

Twitter Tops Social Media Buzz List - Posted December 15, 2011
Zeta Interactive, a digital marketing agency, recently released its annual rankings of social networks. They are categorized by "buzz," a ranking calculated by volume and tone (percent positive ranking) of all the sites. This year, T... [10,000 Words]

Hedge Funds Don't Use Twitter [SURVEY] - Posted November 17, 2011
It looks like hedge funds aren't quite as eager as the Kardashians to share their deepest darkest secrets on Twitter. A new survey of nearly 100 hedge fund managers shows that they aren't too keen on Twitter, and are even less fond of Facebook. But LinkedIn they like. ... [AllTwitter]

Spin the Agencies of Record - Posted November 16, 2011
LinkedIn is conducting an agency search, seeking a New York-based firm for media outreach to consumer outlets, ... [FishbowlDC]

iPhone Vs. Android: The Social Apps Battle [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted October 31, 2011
Is there a difference between how iPhone users and Android users access their social media? Apparently so. Owners of each device favor Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Foursquare differently, accessing some social apps more than others. This infographic from onavo ... [10,000 Words]

What is a Data Scientist? - Posted October 26, 2011
In a recent interview Daniel Tunkelang, the principal data scientist at LinkedIn shared his ... [semanticweb.com]

Google+ Must Find Its Niche - Posted July 29, 2011
Traffic on the new social network Google+ is down 3 percent this month, which has some people spe... [FishbowlDC]

HOW TO Connect Your LinkedIn Profile With Twitter For Better Networking - Posted July 25, 2011
Both Twitter and LinkedIn are great for networking with professionals, co-workers and business associates. But rather than flipping between the two networks, they've made it easy to connect to one another in order to leverage both at the same time. Here's how... [AllTwitter]

Does Pandora IPO Mark the End of the New Tech Bubble? - Posted June 17, 2011
[caption id="attachment_22863" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Photo: Richard Drew, AP"][/caption] By late Thursday Pandora became the latest in a series of Internet companies to ... [FishbowlDC]

Klout Expands its Influence to LinkedIn - Posted June 16, 2011
According to a recent article, "Klout, a startup that ... [semanticweb.com]

People Search Service PeekYou Sees Personal ID Layer As Driving Future of Semantic Web - Posted May 25, 2011
How does a site like PeekYou, whose goal is to re-index the public web around people, intersect with the Semantic Web? To hear CEO Michael Hussey tell it, it's this: "The way I thought about the Semantic Web since Day One is that it's about deriving meaning from pages," says Hussey. "To... [AllTwitter]

Wilkins Named H&K U.S. Tech Director - Posted March 28, 2011
Hadley Wilkins, an SVP in Hill & Knowlton's San Francisco office, has been named U.S. technology practice director, reporting to Dan Bartlett, H&a... [FishbowlDC]

Semantic Image Search: Next Up For a Major Search Engine? - Posted March 23, 2011
We've seen the big three players in the search engine space honing their semantic edge, and we may soon see one of them deploying semantic technology to sharpen image searches, too. nachofoto says it is in discussions with one of the giants (which it declines to name for now) that could... [semanticweb.com]

100M+ Professionals Are Now LinkedIn - Posted March 22, 2011
LinkedIn topped the 100 million member milestone, and the professional networking site marked the occasion with two blogs posts and an infographic (after the jump). Highlights from the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Revolving Door: 'Town & Country,' Huffington Post, MarieClaire.com - Posted March 17, 2011
Here are this week's media highlights from Mediabistro's Revolving Door Newsletter: Stellene Volandes... [FishbowlDC]

LinkedIn Launches News Aggregator - Posted March 11, 2011
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LinkedIn Groups Tweaked - Posted March 2, 2011
LinkedIn made some adjustments to LinkedIn Groups to ensure that listed jobs are relevant and to provide users of the professional networking service with easier access to career opportunities and advice from other members. More from product manager Andrew Hill via the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Look for Company (or Companies) on LinkedIn - Posted February 28, 2011
LinkedIn added a new Company Search feature, giving users of the professional networking site easier access to information on companies, as well as the ability to browse job listings. More from product manager for search and cloud Brad Mauney on the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

IPO Frenzy: It's LinkedIn's Turn - Posted January 27, 2011
LinkedIn threw its hat into the increasingly crowded initial-public-offering ring, announcing that it filed its registration statement with the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Widget Links LinkedIn with Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work for - Posted January 20, 2011
LinkedIn users can now view their network alongside Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work for following the launch of a Company Insider widget by the professional networking site and the magazine. The widget will display people in LinkedIn networks who work for the companies highlighted i... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn for Android Beta Version Released - Posted December 16, 2010
LinkedIn announced the release of the beta version of LinkedIn for An... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Share and Share Alike with New LinkedIn Share Button - Posted November 30, 2010
LinkedIn believes the holiday season is a time for sharing, so the professional networking site launched its new share button, which allows one-click sharing to LinkedIn after it is install... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Releases Version 3.5 of iPhone App - Posted November 19, 2010
Professional networking site LinkedIn released ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Launches BrandYou Initiative in Europe - Posted November 16, 2010
Professional network LinkedIn is focusing on personal brand management in Europe with the launch of its ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Recommendations Added to LinkedIn Company Pages - Posted November 1, 2010
Recommendations for products and services were added to company pages on professional network LinkedIn, which added that it is launching more than 40 of them for entities including HP, Microsoft, Samsung Electronics America, Dell, Phillips, Citibank, and Volkswagen. Director of product management Ryan Roslanksy wrote in the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

And Then There Were Seven: LinkedIn Adds Stan Meresman to Board - Posted October 28, 2010
Professional network LinkedIn added a seventh member to its board of directors, welcoming former Technol... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Freemium Summit East: Leveraging Other Platforms to Build a Freemium Business - Posted October 26, 2010
Manymoon co-founder and CEO Amit Kulkarni used his presentation at ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn for BlackBerry v1.5 Supports BlackBerry OS 6.0, BlackBerry Torch - Posted October 21, 2010
Professional network LinkedIn released LinkedIn for BlackBerry v1... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Adds Five Sections to Profiles - Posted October 18, 2010
Professional networking site LinkedIn added five new category sections to its user profiles: Publications, Languages, Skills, Certifications, and Patents. More det... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

How much is that tweet worth? - Posted October 14, 2010
How much is that tweet worth? Well, to ticket-selling startup Eventbrite, it's worth about 43 cents. Pretty valuable, according to the results of a study released online Thursday. And a shared item on Facebo... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn for iPhone 3.3 Hits iTunes App Store - Posted October 12, 2010
LinkedIn announced that Apple has approved LinkedIn for i... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Signal Further Integrates LinkedIn, Twitter - Posted September 29, 2010
Professional network LinkedIn further integrated itself with Twitter with its limited beta launch Wednesday of LinkedIn Signal, which is aimed at filtering the noise out of users' streams of status update... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Tweaks Company Follow Feature - Posted September 28, 2010
Professional network LinkedIn updated its Company... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Integrates with Windows Live, Hotmail, Windows Live Messenger - Posted September 23, 2010
Windows Live group program manager Jeff Kunins detailed the recent integration of professional networking site LinkedIn with Hotmail, Windows Live Messenger, and Windows Live in a guest post on the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Acquires B2B Ratings/Reviews Site ChoiceVendor - Posted September 23, 2010
Professional networking site LinkedIn announced its acquisition of ChoiceVendor, which provides ratings and revi... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Social Network For Human Resource - Posted April 20, 2009
The Society for Human Resource Management is launching a new social networking platform&#151as if LinkedIn weren't enough for you guys&#151and Laurie Ruettimann over at ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Social Media Recruiting - Posted March 31, 2009
Plaxo is teaming up with SimplyHired to create a new type of job board. Much like LinkedIn's job board&#151also powered by SimplyHired&#151Plaxo is turning the job hunt into a social experience with options to share, viral and comment. According to... [MediaJobsDaily]

LinkedIn Is A Low Cost Hiring Service - Posted March 20, 2009
Reid Hoffman, CEO of LinkedIn, was on Charlie Rose the other night. Some interesting highlights of the conversation include the following: *Only 27 percent of subscribers to LinkedIn are recruiters and hiring managers. *Hedge funds use it to sourc... [MediaJobsDaily]

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