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Sir Sorrell: Creativity Is Dying, and It's All Your Fault! - Posted 4 days, 16 hours ago
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: "... [AgencySpy]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Names Global Media Chief | Facebook Events - Posted July 8, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

The Ultimate Checklist for Mastering LinkedIn [Infographic] - Posted July 7, 2014
More than 259 million people are using LinkedIn, but fewer are tapping into the network's full potential. Whereas Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest are more consumer-based marketing platforms, LinkedIn is essential to lead generation for B2B and business professionals, especially wholesalers. The site and its fully-loaded mobile app offer... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Removes Image | YouTube Shaming Internet Providers - Posted July 7, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

LinkedIn's Most Influential Global Brands [Infographic] - Posted June 20, 2014
When LinkedIn introduced its Content Marketing Score back in March, the idea was to help brands see just how effective their campaigns where. LinkedIn has used the Content Marketing data to identify the 10 Most Influential Global Brands on the site. Forbes topped the l... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

LinkedIn Releases New App for iOS - Posted June 19, 2014
LinkedIn rolled out yet another new app today. LinkedIn Job Search, currently only on iOS, aims to help job seekers with search filters, recommendations and a seamless application process. "If you are an active job seeker, your job search can't s... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Releases Slingshot | Snapchat Adds Our Story - Posted June 18, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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 ... [PRNewser]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Apple Developers Conference | Google+ for iOS - Posted June 3, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

How Social Media Management Tools Could Help Score You a Job - Posted June 2, 2014
Although some social media sites, like LinkedIn, are set up specifically for connecting employers with potential employees, others, like Instagram, are a less obvious place to find your dream gig. But you can actually use any social media platform -- from Facebook to Twitter to Tumblr, to find a potential job. You... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

LinkedIn's Career Expert Shares 3 Tricks for Optimizing Your Profile - Posted May 28, 2014
Nicole Williams has made a career out of helping others find their path to success. With three best-selling books and her own lifestyle brand, WORKS By Nicole Williams, a job at LinkedIn was a natural next step. As the site's career ... [SocialTimes.com]

Best-Selling Author Nicole Williams on Marketing Yourself - Posted May 28, 2014
Nicole Williams, resident career expert at LinkedIn, is not only the founder of her own media company, WORKS by Nicole Williams... [GalleyCat]

Nicole Williams, Career Expert at LinkedIn, Shares Her Social Media Tips - Posted May 28, 2014
Nicole Williams has been LinkedIn's resident career expert since 2011. This best-selling author also has her own lifestyle brand, ... [TVNewser]

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]

See How Your Profile Compares to Others on LinkedIn - Posted May 21, 2014
Today, LinkedIn announced a new tool in its popular "Who's Viewed Your Profile" section. "How You Rank" will compare a user's profile views to others in his/her network, so users can see how they stack up to their connections. The feature also shows you the highest-ranking users in a your network,... [SocialTimes.com]

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

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Advertising Deal | Twitter to Buy SoundCloud? - Posted May 20, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [PRNewser]

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]

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... [TVNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Star Wars Day on Social Media | PayPal Twitter Tirade - Posted May 5, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Snapchat Messaging | New Foursquare App - Posted May 2, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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

LinkedIn is Lacking Jobs for Young People - Posted May 1, 2014
LinkedIn Q1 2014 Earnings Call from ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Retires its Group Polls Feature - Posted April 29, 2014
One way to grow social engagement is through polling your audience. Polls let an organization build good will and gain quick responses to single-issue questions. Web surveys can also reach a wider audience than traditional surveys and are cheaper to administer. And online data processing enables a timely dissemination of the... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Marketing Mash-Up: Unified To Announce Integration Of Moontoast Rich Media - Posted April 25, 2014
Marketing cloud technology provider Unified and social rich-media advertising provide... [Lost Remote]

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... [Lost Remote]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Tweeting in Congress | Facebook Referral Traffic - Posted April 22, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

LinkedIn for Job Seekers: Referrals are Everything [Infographic] - Posted April 21, 2014
If you're new to the job market, DegreeQuery.com suggests you put your energies toward networking rather than applying for gazillions of jobs, especially considering that many jobs go unlisted. Hiring managers often choose candidates who have been recommended by personal contacts. Personal endorsements help get potential employees at the top of a... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [TVSpy]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zuckerberg's Salary | LinkedIn NSA Requests - Posted April 1, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Publishes the Latest Numbers on NSA Request for User Data - Posted March 31, 2014
LinkedIn began publishing transparency reports in 2011. The business social network is among the league of tech companies that have teamed up in an effort to increase the transparency of government requests for user data related to national security. For a network with nearly 300 million users, the NSA requests for Link... [SocialTimes.com]

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

LinkedIn Launches a Content Marketing Score - Posted March 28, 2014
It seems such a shame that with all the money being poured into content marketing, less than half of marketers feel their efforts are effective. This is precisely why it's so important to measure the campaign results in the context of the desired business goals. To wit, LinkedIn launched a new featured... [SocialTimes.com]

Can Privacy Software Keep You Safe On Facebook? - Posted March 28, 2014
Every time Facebook updates its privacy settings, more people get left behind. It's bad enou... [Lost Remote]

How to Increase LinkedIn Engagement [Infographic] - Posted March 28, 2014
If you want to maximize your LinkedIn engagement, check out the following statistics and tips by Quicksprout. While the total number of LinkedIn users and uniques have slightly increased over the past two months -- 277 million and 184 million, respectively -- these tips for when and how to post on... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Turkey YouTube Ban | Facebook Drones - Posted March 28, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

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... [TVNewser]

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

LinkedIn Statistics You Won't Want to Miss - Posted March 26, 2014
Here are eight of 80 amazing LinkedIn stats collected by the folks over at DMR's expandedramblings.com: There are 277 million LinkedIn users Average sales order value for visitors referred by Lin... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

LinkedIn Updates Pulse, adds 'Influencers' and On-Site Publishing - Posted March 22, 2014
As social networks rely more on news to drive activity, LinkedIn is working on improvements to its news-reader app, Pulse. The updates will assign content a higher in-stream ranking based on data from users' connections, career history and seniority. Leveraging user profiles to serve up relevant content is at the center of... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Friendthem: Facebook Friend Requests On A Plane - Posted March 10, 2014
Social networking connectivity tool Friendthem will extend its reach into the skies in April, ... [Lost Remote]

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

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... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [TVNewser]

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]

LinkedIn Revamps its 'Who's Viewed Your Profile' Feature - Posted February 25, 2014
LinkedIn recently announced enhancements to its Who's Viewed Your Profile feature, which will potentially make profiles 11x more likely to be viewed. The new feature can help job searchers attract more professional opportunities simply by "adding a photo to your profile or sharing a specific article with your L... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: LinkedIn in China | Zuck Defends WhatsApp Purchase - Posted February 25, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zuck to Speak at Mobile Conference | LinkedIn Adds Blocking Feature - Posted February 24, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Finally Lets You Block Other Members - Posted February 21, 2014
Last year, we brought you the story of Anna Rihtar, who struggled to rebuild her career after her former boss allegedly sexually assaulted her and then stalked her on LinkedIn. SocialTimes learned that the engineers at LinkedIn were already working on a possible... [SocialTimes.com]

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."... [PRNewser]

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 ... [PRNewser]

Study: Social Media Driving Hyper-Growth for SMBs - Posted February 13, 2014
There might be more big brands on social media these days, but according to a recent LinkedIn study, social media is an important driver of growth for small and medium businesses. SMBs account for a huge part of the economy. Young businesses in particular are the biggest contributors to job growth and... [SocialTimes.com]

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.... [PRNewser]

Six Tips for Expanding Your LinkedIn Network [Infographic] - Posted February 7, 2014
Sometimes social media has a reputation for being a bit of a time suck. But it really doesn't have to be if you know how to use your time wisely. For some that means scheduling a certain amount of time to check their social feeds, for others it might mean posting... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Releases Q4 2013 Earnings, $447.2 Million in Revenue - Posted February 6, 2014
Today LinkedIn reported their financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2013. The company had strong gains in scale and relevance across the... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Earnings | YouTube Fraudulent Videos - Posted February 6, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Facebook PMD Unified Announces Updates To Social Operating Platform - Posted February 4, 2014
Marketing cloud technology provider ... [Lost Remote]

Best and Worst Times to Post on Social Media [Infographic] - Posted February 3, 2014
All social media are not created equal. Each social network has different kinds of users and their daily activities vary. Determining when to post on social media requires that you consider your product or service and the kinds of messages relevant to your customers. A local business, for example, may find... [SocialTimes.com]

7 Social Media Blunders to Avoid - Posted January 29, 2014
Although there are numerous actions a company can take to improve client outreach and interaction, there are also many things to avoid. Social media errors show a lack of competence and lower the fans' and followers' confidence. "Social media is not much different than face-to-face interaction," said Nailah Blades, co-founder of Donna+Nail... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Redesigns Company Pages to 'Take Your Page to the Next Level' - Posted January 29, 2014
LinkedIn's Company Pages attract more followers and brand advocates, drive viral reach and engagement, and strengthen bus... [SocialTimes.com]

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

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... [TVNewser]

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 ... [PRNewser]

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... [TVNewser]

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]

Glassdoor Announces Best Places to Work in 2014: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook & Google Land in Top 10 - Posted December 13, 2013
As 2013 quickly comes to a close, there's nothing quite like looking to the future, right? Glassdoor released its Employees' Choice Awards by announcing the 50 best places to work in the new year. Considering winners were determined by their own... [TVNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram Direct | YouTube Live-Streaming - Posted December 13, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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 ... [PRNewser]

Twitter Rooftop is #Huge, #Spectacular - Posted December 11, 2013
According to users of jobs-community site Glassdoor, the San Francisco-headquartered behemoth ranks as the "Best Tech Company to Work For" on the sixth annual compilation. Twitter is also number two overall on the list of 50 companies that make up Glassdoor's "Employees' Choice Awards 2014." (Worth noting: the top... [Fishbowl NY]

Twitter Rooftop is #Huge, #Spectacular - Posted December 11, 2013
According to users of jobs-community site Glassdoor, the San Francisco-headquartered behemoth ranks as the "Best Tech Company to Work For" on the sixth annual compilation. Twitter is also number two overall on the list of 50 companies that make up Glassdoor's "Employees' Choice Awards 2014." (Worth noting: the top... [FishbowlNY]

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

LinkedIn Announces the Top 10 Overused Buzzwords of 2013 [Infographic] - Posted December 11, 2013
LinkedIn released its annual list of the top 10 overused buzzwords today. According to the study, which focused on English-language profiles worldwide, "responsible" was by far the most used word of 2013. Responsible was also on the list of overused words in the 2012 study, along with "effective," "creative" and "analytical." In... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Q&A: Yinon Weiss on Building Social Network RallyPoint to Connect the Military and Employers - Posted December 6, 2013
[caption id="attachment_138691" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Yinon Weiss and Aaron Kletzing, co-founders of RallyPoint. They are both Iraq war veterans.[/caption]RallyPoint, a social network design... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Social Media Data Breach | Twitter Retargeted Ads - Posted December 5, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [PRNewser]

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: U.K. LinkedIn Spying? | FB Shares - Posted November 11, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

[Infographic] How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile - Posted October 30, 2013
LinkedIn might not be going to way of Facebook and Twitter with ads in the newsfeed. That doesn't mean the social network for professionals doesn't offer marketing products. It does and according the Q3 earnings announcement, those products made up about 23 percent of it's revenue. The bulk of LinkedIn's revenue is... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [PRNewser]

How Mount Sinai Health System Uses Social Media - Posted October 26, 2013
Hospitals have a unique opportunity when it comes to social media marketing - they have so many inspiring stories to tell, but they must also make sure they receive the necessary patient approval. John Ambrose, social media director for Mount Sinai Health System in New York who also happens to be a... [SocialTimes.com]

Executive Recruiter Reveals Insider Tips for Getting Hired on LinkedIn - Posted October 24, 2013
Want to leverage your LinkedIn profile to the fullest? Meet Elizabeth Garzarelli, executive recruiter, licensed professional counselor and author of the new e-book, How To Get Recruited On Linkedin! According to Gar... [TVNewser]

'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... [3D Printing Insider]

5 Tips to Promote Online Events Using Social Media - Posted October 21, 2013
Hosting an online event is an excellent way to call attention to your brand or company. But how do you fight through the noise, so your event gets the attention and attendance it deserves? First step, create a landing page for the event, as well as an event on Facebook and Google+.... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

How Not To Promote Your New Book On LinkedIn - Posted October 16, 2013
I just got this message on LinkedIN. The author is not going to be identified because I don't want to embarrass them. As I mentioned yesterday, I don't fault people for being bad at getting publicity for themselves. I mean, have you SEEN some of the people out there giving marketing... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Ad-Purchasing Tools | Twitter for Windows Phone - Posted October 9, 2013
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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]

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 ... [Lost Remote]

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]

U.S. Rejects Tech Firms' Request to Release Surveillance Data - Posted October 3, 2013
Silicon Valley asked for more transparency and the government has responded...With a resounding "no." The U.S. Department of Justice, in a filing with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Court this week, said it would not allow companies to ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook, Cisco Partner on Free Wi-Fi | Google Analytics Academy - Posted October 3, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Conan Faces Steep LinkedIn Battle - Posted October 1, 2013
It's been a few days now since Conan O'Brien set up a LinkedIn profile and declared his intention to topple Sir Richard Branson's status as the site's most followed Influencer. So how is Coco doing? Well, it depends how you look at it. On the one hand, O'Brien at press time is... [Fishbowl NY]

Conan Faces Steep LinkedIn Battle - Posted October 1, 2013
It's been a few days now since Conan O'Brien set up a LinkedIn profile and declared his intention to topple Sir Richard Branson's status as the site's most followed Influencer. So how is Coco doing? Well, it depends how you look at it. On the one hand, O'Brien at press time is... [FishbowlNY]

Sponsored Post: Mediabistro Webcast 'Use Social Media to Find Your Next Job' Set for Oct. 2 - Posted September 30, 2013
Mediabistro will host a one-hour webcast, "Use Social Media to Find Your Next Job," on Oct. 2 from 4-5 p.m. ET. The online-only event will focus on social networks Twitter, ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Pinterest Ads | Nielsen Twitter Ratings - Posted September 20, 2013
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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... [AgencySpy]

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... [PRNewser]

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... [PRNewser]

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 ... [PRNewser]

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]

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... [TVNewser]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Becoming LinkedIn? | Instagram Ads - Posted September 9, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [PRNewser]

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... [PRNewser]

LinkedIn Promo Explains It's 'Not Just for Old People with Heavy Briefcases' - Posted August 19, 2013
Jessica Roy, editor of the New York Observer's BetaBeat, has shared this delightful new pitch from LinkedIn. It's part of the social network's decision to reach out to university students looking to determine which specific career options to pursue. ... [Fishbowl NY]

LinkedIn Promo Explains It's 'Not Just for Old People with Heavy Briefcases' - Posted August 19, 2013
Jessica Roy, editor of the New York Observer's BetaBeat, has shared this delightful new pitch from LinkedIn. It's part of the social network's decision to reach out to university students looking to determine which specific career options to pursue. ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Four Surprising Ways Employers Are Using Big Data on LinkedIn - Posted August 13, 2013
Unlike Google and Facebook, which use our data to serve up product ads, LinkedIn uses the data to provide real value to both job seekers and recruiters. However, just like many social networks, the users are the product and the value comes out of the information we volunteer, including the millions... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [PRNewser]

LinkedIn Users Can Now Send Applications From Their Mobile Devices - Posted August 5, 2013
LinkedIn members have been able to use their mobile devices to find a company and search for job openings on the network since July, but the mobile apps were missing one thing: the ability to fill out ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: YouTube Top Fans | Facebook Cover Feed - Posted August 2, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

What LinkedIn Sponsored Updates Mean for Paid Subscribers - Posted July 30, 2013
LinkedIn has announced the wide release of Sponsored Updates, which are in-stream advertisements that appear on members' homepages in the same feed where they see career updates and o... [SocialTimes.com]

Is LinkedIn the Biggest Threat to Print Journalism? - Posted July 26, 2013
By Ben Ashwell LinkedIn has had a transformative effect on the world of recruitment, with its Talent Solutions now representing more than half of its overall revenue. But could it now be looking at print journalism with a critical eye? Opinionated columnists and bloggers are key to driving traffic to websites and boosting... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Releases SlideShare Player for Infographics - Posted July 25, 2013
Infographics are the long-legged cousins of the standard graph or chart: the ones you unfortunately didn't have enough room to invite to your slide show. Today, LinkedIn has released a new SlideShare player just for them. SlideShare lets people upload and display PowerPoint presentations, Word documents, and Adobe PDF Portfolios in an embeddable... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

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

LinkedIn Brings Sponsored Updates to Users' Feeds - Posted July 23, 2013
LinkedIn is launching Sponsored Updates, the company announced today. Touted as the core product of the professional network's content marketing program, Sponsored Updates are messages from advertisers that are placed along with the job change announcements and shop talk that appear on members' homepages. The messages look like the other updates,... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Major Internet Companies Ask Feds to Let Them Report National Security Requests - Posted July 17, 2013
[caption id="attachment_132308" align="alignleft" width="300"] Edel Puntonet / Shutterstock.com[/caption] Tomorrow, more than five dozen Internet companies, including the major Silicon Valley players, will ask the government to allow them to release information to users about the national security reques... [SocialTimes.com]

Tighter API Rules at LinkedIn Spur Closure of Popular App - Posted July 12, 2013
[caption id="attachment_131913" align="alignleft" width="300"] Joe Belanger / Shutterstock.com[/caption] Developer Roger Lee announced today that he would shut down Job Change Notifier, a L... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

LinkedIn Brings Beefed Up Search to Mobile App - Posted July 2, 2013
LinkedIn will bring the smarter search functionality it launched for on desktop in March to its mobile apps, the company said today. Users can now search for job openings, company pages and groups in the mobile apps,... [SocialTimes.com]

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 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 ... [SocialTimes.com]

Who's Active on Which Social Network at What Time of Day? - Posted July 1, 2013
Yesterday was dubbed Social Media Day, inviting a comparative look at how many users are active on which social networks at which time of day. (The 'nets have very different peak times, but if you're looking for a magic time to post, it's probably late afternoon.) This infographic from Saxum marketing... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Is For Creeps, So What Can You Gain From Using It? - Posted June 28, 2013
Like many of you, I have a complicated relationship with LinkedIn. I don't like it, but I also have to use it. In Social Media Is Bullshit, I said people who use LinkedIn were "f---ing creepy". And you know what? ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Now Shows You Who Has Viewed Your Updates - Posted June 26, 2013
LinkedIn has put a new spin on its controversial "who has viewed your profile" feature. Starting today, members of the professional networking site will also be able to see who among their connections, and their second and third-degree connections, are actually reading their status updates, liking them, and making comments. Located on the... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

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... [Lost Remote]

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. ... [Lost Remote]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Video Ads Delayed | Google NSA Challenge - Posted June 19, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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 ... [Lost Remote]

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]

Bill Gates Joins LinkedIn's Influencer Program, Gives a Shout-Out to Warren Buffett - Posted June 13, 2013
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates shared "Three Things I've Learned from Warren Buffett" on his first day as a LinkedIn Influencer. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Google+ Has More User Accounts Than Twitter - Posted June 3, 2013
[caption id="attachment_128755" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ahmad Faizal Yahya / Shutterstock.com[/caption] Google+ now hosts more user accounts than Twitter, according to a survey [pdf] conducted in March by Burst Media. The study, wh... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Rolls Out Two-Factor Authentication - Posted May 31, 2013
LinkedIn today introduced support for two-factor authentication for users who choose to enable the security feat... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Privacy Policies Come With Unexpected Loopholes - Posted May 28, 2013
[caption id="attachment_128169" align="alignleft" width="378"] sharpner / Shutterstock.com[/caption] By now, most users think they know the social privacy media privacy landscape, but a Canadian research project found some surprising loopholes in the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Authentication | Google Trends - Posted May 23, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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 ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

LinkedIn Introduces Simpler Navigation Bar - Posted May 22, 2013
LinkedIn began rolling out a simpler main navigation bar today, building on efforts to make the site easier to use. The new navigation bar includes sections for the user's Profile, Network, job postings (Jobs), content streams (Interests) and a search bar. "When approaching this re-design, we analyzed years of navigation data t... [SocialTimes.com]

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 Will Unroll New Privacy Policy to Accommodate Sponsored Content - Posted May 10, 2013
LinkedIn today said that it would be introducing a new privacy policy next week, which appears to be designed to accommodate the spons... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

LinkedIn Releases New 'Channels' for Reading Articles and Slide Shows - Posted May 8, 2013
LinkedIn's front page, LinkedIn Today, has undergone an organizational makeover to make news links and slide shows easier to find. Announced today, LinkedIn's 'Channels' allow members to browse, sort, and follow content by category. "As part of our efforts to simplify the product experience, we have chosen a small set of ... [SocialTimes.com]

Are You Wealthier Than the Average LinkedIn User? [Infographic] - Posted May 7, 2013
On the 10th anniversary of the professional network, LinkedIn has published an infographic that profiles its growing user base of affluent, educated, and -- if you ask them -- influential users. LinkedIn members in the U.S. have an average household income of $83,000 per year and twice the purchasing power of the... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

LinkedIn Reports Strong Earnings, But Predicts Slowing Revenue Growth - Posted May 2, 2013
LinkedIn reported first-quarter revenue of $324.7 million, up nearly 75 percent over the first quarter of 2012, but the company's guidance suggested that its revenue growth will cool, prompting stocks to fall after hours. The company predicted re... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Explains How To Add Visual Content to Your Profile - Posted May 1, 2013
After quietly rolling out new ways for members to display samples of their work on the professional network, LinkedIn has released a slideshow and blog post to demonstrate how to create a Professional Portfolio. Members can now upload documents and add videos, photos, and links to enhance the "Summary," "Experience" and "Education"... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

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... [TVNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Ad Platform | Google Search - Posted May 1, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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 ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Airbnb Will Require Users to Provide Proof of Identify - Posted April 30, 2013
Airbnb is rolling out a new identity verification program that will eventually require all users around the world to connect their online identities with conventional forms of identification. Users have the choice of confirming their birthdate and partial social security number or uploading a scanned copy of a... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [Inside Mobile Apps]

LinkedIn Rolls Out Address Book and Calendar Management App - Posted April 25, 2013
LinkedIn today launched a feature that imports a user's email interactions and calendars and syncs them with his or her LinkedIn contacts. LinkedIn Contacts aggregates the user's address books, emails, and calendars and keeps them up to date on the site. The user's most recent email interactions and calendared... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

LinkedIn Infographic Touts Success of Volunteer and Causes Feature - Posted April 24, 2013
"[I]ncluding your social impact as part of your professional identity isn't just a nice to have, it's becoming the norm," said LinkedIn in a blog post about its Volunteer and Causes profile module. A million users -- of LinkedIn's 200 million -- have added the feature, the company said, and most... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: LinkedIn Buys Pulse | Twitter Music App - Posted April 12, 2013
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   LinkedIn Acquires Pulse News Reader and Publishing ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Acquires Pulse News Reader and Publishing Platform for $90 Million - Posted April 11, 2013
In a move to make LinkedIn "the definitive professional publishing platform," the company has acquired Pulse, the makers of a news reader and mobile content distribution platform. The company sold for approximately $90 million, 90 percent of which will be stock; the remaining 10 percent will be cash, according to Link... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Evernote Expands Social Functionality With Two App Updates - Posted April 5, 2013
Evernote iOS apps now allow users to scan business cards and make dinner reservations. Yesterday, Evernote launched an update for its ... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [PRNewser]

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]

LinkedIn to Support Mentions of Other Users - Posted April 4, 2013
LinkedIn launched support today for users tagging one another in posts. "We want to make it even easier for you to start those conversations, share knowledge with one another and ultimately become even better at what you do," the company said in a blog post. The feature works just like it does on... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Explains How Professionals Use Social Media to Shop for Gadgets - Posted April 2, 2013
Professionals are turning to their networks and other experts to make decisions about their next smartphone, tablet, or other gadget on LinkedIn, according to the results of the company's annual Consumer Technology study. In general,... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Groupon, Zynga and Pandora Are Giants of the Small Screen - Posted March 25, 2013
Groupon, Zynga and Pandora a much bigger portion of their traffic from mobile users than any of the other top 50 digital properties, according to comScore's first ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

LinkedIn Launches Bulked Up Search Function - Posted March 25, 2013
LinkedIn has added more substantive search functions to its Web interface, the company said today. "Search on LinkedIn is getting even smarter and more streamlined," the company ... [SocialTimes.com]

SEC Nails Florida Finance Manager With Fraud Charges For Not Delivering Pre-IPO Facebook Shares - Posted March 19, 2013
Craig Berkman, a finance manager in Florida and former Or... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: LinkedIn SlideShare Ads | Social Ad Disclosures - Posted March 13, 2013
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LinkedIn to Let Marketers Use Slide Shows in Ads - Posted March 12, 2013
Marketers on LinkedIn will now have the option of embedding slide show presentations into their usual ad slots. LinkedIn has added SlideShare presentations to its portfolio of content marketing ads, the company announced today. ... [SocialTimes.com]

HootSuite Improves Tracking, Targeting for LinkedIn Company Pages - Posted March 8, 2013
HootSuite today announced new options for tracking and targeting company pages on LinkedIn. Members of the professional network can follow the companies they are interested in to receive updates from the company such as news releases, blog posts, and job openings. Through HootSuite's socia... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn and Twitter Get a Professional Makeover on BlackBerry 10 - Posted March 7, 2013
BlackBerry has upgraded its mobile apps for Twitter and Linked, the company announced today. The updates will be ready for download in the U.S. when the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone hits the shelves later this month. On LinkedIn, you'll be able to: Message your connections fr... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook News Feed | Yelp Display Ads - Posted March 4, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Asks What Women Want: Infographic - Posted March 1, 2013
LinkedIn used its massive reach to poll women worldwide about what they want from their work lives. The professional social network compared what women said they want now to what they said they wanted 5 to 10 years ago. While the methodology wasn't entirely scientific, one interesting trend emerged: Before, salary... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Discovery App Sonar Scores Funding From Bing Fund - Posted February 28, 2013
The social discovery app Sonar has received funding from Bing Fund, Sonar and Microsoft said today. The announcement comes a year after social discovery apps were the hot new trend at South by Southwest 2012. (The 2013 event starts next week, and SocialTimes w... [SocialTimes.com]

How HP Became the First Company to Reach 1 Million Followers on LinkedIn - Posted February 28, 2013
Hewlett Packard is the first company to reach one million followers on LinkedIn, the companies announced today. LinkedIn added "follow" buttons to company pages in February 2012: a free, opt-in service for LinkedIn members to receive updates from companies that interest them. The company introduced a paid service, targeted status updates, in... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Sandy Hook Pages | Viddy Layoffs - Posted February 26, 2013
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   Facebook To Remove Exploitative Sandy Hook Tribute Pag... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

LinkedIn Remakes Job Search Feature - Posted February 15, 2013
LinkedIn will roll out a streamlined version of its job posting feature over the next few weeks that will include more granular search options, the company said today. The move follows remakes of the social network's home page ... [SocialTimes.com]

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

Social Media Newsfeed: Valentine's Day | Lawsuits v. Facebook Dismissed - Posted February 14, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Grammys Go Social | Apple Wristwatch? - Posted February 11, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Sends Congratulatory Emails to Owners of Most-Viewed Profiles - Posted February 8, 2013
Shortly after revealing its year-end results for 2012, LinkedIn is celebrating 200 million members by sending out emails to thank (and rank) the users whose profiles had the most views. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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

Social Media Newsfeed: LinkedIn Sponsored Posts | Google+ Audio - Posted February 8, 2013
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LinkedIn to Launch Sponsored Posts - Posted February 7, 2013
LinkedIn is testing sponsored posts from a select set of corporate partners and expects to roll them out for all users in 2013, executives said in a call with analysts following the release of the company's 2012 financials. Lin... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn's Revenue Grew 86% in 2012 - Posted February 7, 2013
LinkedIn has reported an 86 percent growth in revenue for 2012, with $972.3 million in revenue compared to $522.2 million in 2011.This includes $303.6 million in revenue in quarter four, which represents an 81 percent increase year over year. Net income also increased for the fo... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Social Super Bowl | Twitter Outage - Posted February 1, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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

Could BlackBerry Make a Comeback? - Posted January 31, 2013
After an event yesterday at which the long-troubled Canadian mobile-phone maker Research in Motion renamed itself simply BlackBerry, some tech industry watchers are saying the company could make a comeback. If it does, it would be a feat rivaled only by a Marissa Mayer-led Yaho... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Alumni Tool Reveals Your Alma Mater's Real-World Value - Posted January 31, 2013
Your college selection process probably began with a large stack of pamphlets and a copy of U.S. News' Best Colleges report and ended with a small stack of envelopes, some thick and some thin. Four years (or more) later, you started the work of turning your major into a career. LinkedIn has... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

More Facebook Marketing Consolidation: Unified Acquires PageLever - Posted January 28, 2013
In yet another example of consolidation in the Facebook ... [Lost Remote]

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]

Infographic: How to Build a Social Resume - Posted January 23, 2013
Building a social resume is a little more complicated than simply updating your LinkedIn profile. A potential employer can learn about you just by stumbling onto your blog, Twitter or Facebook page, or by searching on an influence site like Klout. It's not a bad thing to be discovered this way --... [SocialTimes.com]

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

SolvePath's Enterprise Q&A Platform Is Fluent in Business Jargon - Posted January 22, 2013
Today, Senexx Inc.has announced the launch of SolvePath, an internal Q&A platform for businesses. Employees using the tool will be able to ask a question in complete sentences and find the answers from within their company's email, in... [SocialTimes.com]

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 ... [PRNewser]

The 100 Most Social-Savvy MBA Schools in 2013 - Posted January 16, 2013
To show how different MBA programs use social media to attract new students, the business organization Online MBA Page.com has published a list of the ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Social Networks, Particularly Facebook, Suffer From Low Customer Satisfaction - Posted January 9, 2013
At the close of 2012, the industries with the lowest customer satisfaction were airlines, print newspapers, cable television and social media, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index, an annua... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Has Doubled its Membership Since 2011 - Posted January 9, 2013
LinkedIn hit a milestone today: the professional network has doubled in size at 200 million members. The company had hit the 100 million member mark in 2011. New features added in 2012 were aimed at businesses and advertisers, including redesigned company pages, targeted status updates, an ... [SocialTimes.com]

It Must Be Nice to Get Too Many Recruiter Emails on LinkedIn - Posted January 7, 2013
Today, Etsy design lead Cap Watkins announced in a blog post that he was leaving LinkedIn because, among other reasons, the site was overrun with recruiters sending unsolicited job posts. Sadly, he did not provide a screenshot of the emails he received about "exc... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [AgencySpy]

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... [PRNewser]

Australian Security Leaks Documented Via Social Networks -- Could It Happen Here? - Posted December 28, 2012
An investigation by the Australian media outlet Fairfax Media found that more than 200 former and present Australian intelligence officers had disclosed their class... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Boosts Competition With LinkedIn With Paid Messages - Posted December 20, 2012
[caption id="attachment_114161" align="alignleft" width="222"] Norma Cornes / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Facebook testing a feature in which users can pay $1 to ensure that a message goes to another user's inbox and generates a notification, as ... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [PRNewser]

Infographic: The Social Profiles of Inc. 500 CEOs vs. Fortune 500 CEOs - Posted December 14, 2012
This infographic explores the social lives of nationally ranked businesses' chief executives -- and by social, we mean how willing they are to participate on social media sites. It turns out that Inc. 500 leaders are the most social of the two groups: 79 percent of Inc. 500 CEOs have a social... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [PRNewser]

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)? ... [PRNewser]

Podcast: Tips for Today's Social Curation Summit in Los Angeles - Posted December 12, 2012
On this social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog got us ready for our Social Curation Summit in Los Angeles with a new resume tool and some do's and don'ts for hanging out on a social network for authors. Today's conference ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Writing a Visual Resume - Posted December 11, 2012
Struggling to make a career change? Try reframing your work experience visually. AppNewser has more about a free app that turns your LinkedIn profile into a simple and elegant infographic: Using a new to... [GalleyCat]

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]

LinkedIn Collects Long-Form Posts About Big Ideas for 2013 - Posted December 11, 2012
LinkedIn published a collection of more than 50 essays about the big ideas that will shape 2013, including a number of authors and literary-focused pieces. We've collected l... [GalleyCat]

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]

Visual.ly Can Turn Your Resume into an Infographic - Posted December 10, 2012
Before the advent of social media, a one-page resume typed up with a simple font and printed on white paper was good enough for most employers. Now that resumes can be viewed online, simplicity is even more important. Data visualization platform Visual.ly now connects to LinkedIn to instantly turn the contents of... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Unveils Supported Employee Innovation Program, [in]cubator - Posted December 7, 2012
LinkedIn announced today a program to support employee innovation projects within the company. Every LinkedIn employee will have the opportunity to pitch a project to the executive team once... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram-Twitter Dis-integration | Zynga Gambling - Posted December 6, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Quora Enables Sharing to LinkedIn - Posted December 5, 2012
Users who answer questions on the social Q-and-A platform Quora can now share those answers to their LinkedIn profiles, Quora said today. A LinkedIn is j... [SocialTimes.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... [AgencySpy]

Overused Resume Buzzwords, by Country - Posted December 4, 2012
LinkedIn released data today on which resume buzzwords are most overused in which country. Can you match these popular buzzwords to their country of origin? Analytical Creative Motivated Multinational Experimental Effective United States... [SocialTimes.com]

UK Study Finds Correlation Between Social Media Performance and Stock Price - Posted December 3, 2012
While some companies like Shell and AstraZeneca are succeeding on social media, a new study finds that two-thirds of FTSE 100 companies are failing to effectively engage on platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Search Through Your Facebook History With Archify - Posted November 30, 2012
So you remember there was 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... [Lost Remote]

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... [PRNewser]

Social Sites Big Winners in ComScore's First Combined Desktop, Mobile Rankings - Posted November 30, 2012
[caption id="attachment_111978" align="alignleft" width="300"] Jirsak / Shutterstock.com[/caption] Web audience measurement provider ComScore yesterday debuted t... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Tumblr Analytics | U.N. Twitter Typo - Posted November 30, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Survey Explores How Social Networking Drives Real-World Activity - Posted November 28, 2012
[caption id="attachment_111763" align="alignleft" width="300"] volksgrafik / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Half of all users have engaged in real-world social interactions as a result of their activities on social networks, ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Rolls Out New API Program for Social Marketing - Posted November 28, 2012
LinkedIn is rolling out a new ads API program for its B2B advertisers, the company announced today. Launch partners include business marketing platform Bizo, social operating platform ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Publishing Today | LinkedIn Tomorrow [Podcast] - Posted November 27, 2012
On today's social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, Galley Cat editor Jason Boog discussed the future for LinkedIn and the publishing industry. Publisher Simon & Schuster joined the ranks of Amazon and Smashwords with the launch of ... [SocialTimes.com]

CEO Jeff Weiner Explains What LinkedIn Will Look Like in 10 Years - Posted November 27, 2012
"The workforce of today is trained for the jobs of yesterday, not the jobs of tomorrow," said LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner. In a fireside chat at Business Insider's IGNITION conference in New York City, Weiner explained the role that recent changes to LinkedIn's service will play in his long-term vision... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

LinkedIn Is Back Up After Experiencing Outages - Posted November 21, 2012
It looks like LinkedIn tried to take off for Thanksgiving weekend a little early. The professional networking site had been experiencing outages since 7:30 this morning. By 12:22 p.m. ET, the company had alerted users via Twitter that the site was back up and running. Websites... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Fun | Book Roulette | Cat Video Tear-Jerker [Podcast] - Posted November 20, 2012
On today's edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog and I discussed how, for the first time in SocialTimes history, LinkedIn made us laugh and a cat video made us cry. LinkedIn has made updates in the last couple of months that have made the way people interact with... [SocialTimes.com]

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

The Gamification of LinkedIn - Posted November 20, 2012
Is it just us, or is LinkedIn becoming almost as much of a time suck as Facebook? Ever since the company rolled out Endorsements, networking with colleagues on the site is more like playing a game of "Snood" by yourself. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

LinkedIn Offers Data on Childhood Dream Jobs Around the World - Posted November 15, 2012
LinkedIn released a graphic today identifying the most common childhood dream jobs by country. For the United States, the professional social network identified dream jobs for boys and girls. There was zero overlap between the two. All but one of the most popular dream jobs in the world in the sciences:... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Facebook's Social Jobs App Could Be a LinkedIn Killer - Posted November 14, 2012
Facebook's partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor to use social media to get Americans back to work might be a disaster for the ruling professional network, LinkedIn. Today, the Social Jobs Partnership launched a ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Vimeo Paywall | Twitter Hire - Posted November 14, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   Vimeo Shows Off New Paywall Vide... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn's Mobile Apps to Allow Profile Edits on the Go - Posted November 13, 2012
Today, LinkedIn has made "one of the most requested features on our mobile apps" a reality: the ability for users to update their professional profiles from their smartphones. Now, when you sign that contract with your future employer, you can change your title right in the lobb... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

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... [Lost Remote]

LinkedIn Reports Stellar Q3 - Posted November 1, 2012
LinkedIn reported third-quarter revenue of $252 million, up 81 percent over the same quarter last year. Its audited profit was $2.3 million for the quarter, compared to a net loss of $1.6 million in Q3 2011. The professional social network has 55.5 million users and gets 110 million unique visitors per... [SocialTimes.com]

Who We Follow: What LinkedIn's 'Thought Leaders' Tell Us - Posted November 1, 2012
Among the most followed thought leaders on LinkedIn are not just Barack Obama and Mitt Romney (about whom more later) but also David Cameron, Arianna Huffington, Richard Branson, Deepak Chopra, and T. Boone Pickens, according to LinkedIn. LinkedIn ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Yworld Raises $500,000 for Collaboration Tool and Professional Network in One - Posted October 26, 2012
Rather than being another place to deposit a resume, Yworld aims to be a professional network where people can work on their projects in real time while keeping up with influential people in their industries. Today the company announced a $500,000 funding round from a private investor. With the additional funds... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Microsoft Event | Facebook Ads | LinkedIn Video Ads - Posted October 26, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Is Betting on Video Content to Boost Engagement in B2B Marketing - Posted October 25, 2012
Professional networking site LinkedIn recently added self-serve video ads that connect to YouTube to give marketers a way to insert their videos into LinkedIn's existing ad units. The videos show up in place of the standard 300 x 250 ad units and play... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Gain | Zynga Bounce | News.me Apps - Posted October 25, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Social Dashboard HootSuite Hits 4 Million-User Mark [Infographic] - Posted October 23, 2012
HootSuite, a Web-based social dashboard, has 4 million users, the company said today. HootSuite netted its first million users over a two-year period and its final million in just four months. The fastest growth occurred in the U.S. and Europe. HootSuite supports Twitter, Facebook, Google+ pages but not profiles,... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Updates BlackBerry App - Posted October 23, 2012
The BlackBerry OS may be a zombie, but LinkedIn announced today that it had launched an updated app for the platf... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Unveils New Profiles, Analytics - Posted October 16, 2012
Continuing its efforts to simplify its user interface and host more content, LinkedIn unveiled a new user profile page design on Tuesday. Among the new features are in-line profile editing and status updates and a ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Announces Summer 2013 Internships and New-Grad Jobs - Posted October 15, 2012
With back-to-school time barely morphing into mid-semester, LinkedIn has already announced its internships and new-grad jobs for the summer of 2013. The professional social network will host internships in web development, user experience design and data science. It plans to hire from the class of 2013 t... [SocialTimes.com]

How to Use Social Media to Find a Job Before It's Posted - Posted October 15, 2012
"The vast, vast majority of good-paying jobs will never be advertised," says Carol Tice, a freelancer and writing business mentor. In the latest Mediabistro feature, Tice and other creative pros give tips on how to use social... [SocialTimes.com]

Why Recruiters Aren't Looking at Your LinkedIn Profile - Posted October 9, 2012
LinkedIn has 175 million members for recruiters to match with jobs. So, why haven't they called you yet? Today, LinkedIn posted some statistics on what recruiters see when they are sorting t... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Staffing | LinkedIn Ruling | Facebook Offer - Posted October 9, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

More Job Seekers Use Facebook to Find Work than LinkedIn [Infographic] - Posted October 8, 2012
In 2012, 88 percent of job seekers have at least one social media profile, according to a recent survey. Surprisingly, Facebook was the number one platform people used to find work this year, beating the strictly professional network, LinkedIn. From Sept. 5 through 7, recruiting platform Jobvite surveyed 2,108 adults, 1,266 of... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Pitch | LinkedIn Follows | Wii Social Network - Posted October 3, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

LinkedIn's Influencer Program Lets You Follow Thought Leaders Without Sending a Request - Posted October 2, 2012
For years, LinkedIn has been an exclusive club where only people who are colleagues in real life (or who are open to requests from strangers) can connect in a professional setting. Today, LinkedIn has ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: New Myspace | Facebook Hysteria | Tweeted Movie - Posted September 25, 2012
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LinkedIn Lets Colleagues Cut to the Chase with One-Click Endorsements - Posted September 24, 2012
Crafting elegant recommendations for your connections on LinkedIn is one of the best ways to build your professional network, especially when your colleagues return the favor. But let's face it, it's hard to find time to sit down and respond to all those endorsement requests. To ease your writing cramps, LinkedIn... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter and IFTTT | Facebook Updates | YouTube Ruling - Posted September 21, 2012
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Contently Launches Portfolio Network for Writers - Posted September 20, 2012
Writers, rejoice! Contently's portfolio service, PORTFOLIO+, has moved out of private beta. Now editorial professionals will have a place to display their best writing samples for other publishers to read. Founded in 2010, Co... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

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 ... [SocialTimes.com]

Pew Study Looks At Photo, Video Sharing Habits - Posted September 14, 2012
There's a lot of pressure on journalists and news organizations to be everywhere, not just when it comes to feet on the ground reporting but also when it comes to tweets, pins, posts, etc. on all form of social media. We've even encouraged the trend with tips to maximize your presence on... [TVSpy]

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]

92% Of U.S. Companies Now Using Social Media For Recruitment [Infographic] - Posted September 6, 2012
Is your company using social media for employee recruitment? If not, you're part of a dying breed. According to a new infographic from Intricate, more employers are using social media to find talent and potential employe... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Thiel Stock | LinkedIn Profiles | Live-Tweeting Swim - Posted August 21, 2012
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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]

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... [SocialTimes.com]

Study: LinkedIn Is the Best Place to Share Links for SEO - Posted August 20, 2012
Facebook and Twitter might be more obvious choices for sharing links, but a recent study by HubSpot social media scientist Dan Zarrella shows that LinkedIn is the best social network for boosting search engine results. "To complete this analysis, I compiled a database of more than 25,000 URLs that had been shared... [SocialTimes.com]

What Do Your Social Networking Habits Say About Your Personality? [Infographic] - Posted August 15, 2012
Have you ever stopped to think about the differences in ways that people with different personality types interact with social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn? CPP, the exclusive publisher of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment (MBTI) has put together a great infographic revealing ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Medium Launch | Klout Revamp | Facebook Data Center - Posted August 15, 2012
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Salesforce.com Launches Salesforce Communities: A Facebook for Business - Posted August 14, 2012
The transformation is complete. Moments after acquiring Buddy Media, Salesforce has announced the launch of Salesforce Communities, a private social network for businesses and their clients. Communities will combine the homey atmosphere of Faceb... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Makes Glassdoor's 'Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance' List - Posted August 10, 2012
Contradicting the notion that LinkedIn is all work and no play, Glassdoor.com has ranked the professional network eighth on its "Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance" list. ... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

LinkedIn API Update Aims for Better Apps - Posted August 8, 2012
LinkedIn has 175 million monthly active users, has just reported a glowing second fiscal quarter and has been accepted as one of the most evolutionary tools for the employment industry since Monster.com. The co... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Are Likes Free Speech? | LinkedIn Developer Tools | Twitter Subpoena - Posted August 8, 2012
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Your Looks May Be More Important Than You Think Online [Exclusive Infographic] - Posted August 7, 2012
Have you ever wondered how your looks play into your social media success (or failure)? An interesting new infographic from HSN Beauty, shared exclusively with Social Times, reveals that the way you look may be more important than you think on sites ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn to Spend $2 to $3 Million on Security in 3rd, 4th Quarters Following Password Leak - Posted August 3, 2012
In June 2012, 6.5 million LinkedIn member passwords were hacked and posted online. After reporting a strong second quarter, representatives from the professional networking site explained to investors the impact of the password leak on the company's bottom line, as well as how they planned to handle... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Sponsored Stories | LinkedIn Win | WordPress HD - Posted August 3, 2012
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Another Profitable Quarter for LinkedIn - Posted August 2, 2012
LinkedIn continues its winning streak with the report of a profitable second quarter in 2012. Once again, hiring solutions brought in the most revenue for the professional network, followed by marketing solutions and premium subscriptions. The company shared the details in a ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Fallout | New Digg | Tumblr 'Holmies' - Posted August 1, 2012
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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]

Survey: More Wealthy Investors Use LinkedIn than Facebook, Twitter, Google+ Combined - Posted July 25, 2012
If you're looking for an investor, don't try to friend one on Facebook. A new survey reveals that 73 percent of investors use LinkedIn to research financial decisions -- more than Facebook, Google+, and Twitter combined. LinkedIn and Cogent Research put together this chart based on an online survey of... [SocialTimes.com]

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

LinkedIn to Integrate with the New Microsoft Outlook - Posted July 25, 2012
Email hasn't gone away yet, especially not at work. When Microsoft releases the next version of its Office software, professionals will be able to collaborate more easily with their LinkedIn connections in Outlook. The professional network's new integration with the office productivity softwa... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Mountain Lion | Facebook Resignation | Foursquare Ads - Posted July 25, 2012
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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]

LinkedIn Introduces Commenting and Liking to Social News Product - Posted July 16, 2012
LinkedIn Today is still getting its legs. It's a news service on LinkedIn that attempts to deliver relevant, social news to users of the network. It takes popular shares from users' professional contacts and subscribed groups and displays them in a mural like format, allowing users to see a variety of... [SocialTimes.com]

No Fortune 500 CEOs Are On Pinterest, Study Finds [Video] - Posted July 13, 2012
It's expected that social media CEOs like Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey would use their own networks, but what about other corporate leaders? It turns out that 70 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs have no presence on social media sites, and none of the 30 percent who do are... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Digg $500K Buy | Facebook Love | Tweet Screening - Posted July 13, 2012
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Events | First Tweets | Reddit Cracks Code - Posted July 12, 2012
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INFOGRAPHIC: Sneaky Facebook Apps That Collect Personal Information - Posted July 10, 2012
Concerns about personal information collec... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook-CNN Partnership | Twitter App | Free Google Class - Posted July 10, 2012
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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]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Search | Yahoo, Facebook Settle | Web Outage? - Posted July 9, 2012
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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 ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

No More Automatic Tweets on LinkedIn - Posted July 2, 2012
In 2009, Twitter opened some elements of its API to let external companies import Twitter tweets to their services. LinkedIn was one of the companies to sign up for that, and since then LinkedIn has had many users who automatically import their tweets into the professional social network in lieu of... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: LinkedIn Nixes Tweets | Cloud Outage | NY Flash Mob - Posted July 2, 2012
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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]

Social Media Newsfeed: RIM's Sinking Ship | Chrome on iOS | Tumblr Pinned Posts - Posted June 29, 2012
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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... [PRNewser]

Court: Failing Student Over Facebook Post OK | LinkedIn Sued for $5M | Tumblr Releases New iOS App - Posted June 21, 2012
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LinkedIn Hit with Class Action Lawsuit - Posted June 20, 2012
After a great run, a successful IPO and a series of progressively profitable quarters, LinkedIn has been hit with a bit of bad news in the last few weeks. It started with the fact that 6 million of their users' passwords had been leaked to a Russian site. Then there were... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Phasing Out Credits | Twitter Simplifies Timelines | Kremlin to Launch Social Network - Posted June 20, 2012
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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]

LinkedIn Launches Targeted Status Updates to Public - Posted June 19, 2012
LinkedIn has opened up their Targeted Status Updates feature to the general public after an April trial with a few customers. The service allows companies to provide updates to a targeted set of followers, for instance a company like Yammer could focus a targeted update on people in the "Finance" field... [SocialTimes.com]

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

YouTube Weighs Paid Subscriptions | Sources: Microsoft Considers $1.2B Yammer Buy | Facebook to Respond to Lawsuits - Posted June 15, 2012
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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 Promises Heightened Security; Posts Q&A for Concerned Users - Posted June 11, 2012
Last week's security breach was a bad time for LinkedIn and its users. Irresponsible hackers took over 6 million passwords and posted them on a Russian website, and as the word spread there wasn't a corner of the web where people weren't saying "Change your LinkedIn password or else!" The... [SocialTimes.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]

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. ... [TVNewser]

Apple to Unveil iOS 6 | Report: Seniors Use Social, Too | LinkedIn Updates Members on Password Debacle - Posted June 11, 2012
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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... [PRNewser]

Facebook Opens App Center | The New Foursquare Launches | Bitly Listens to its Users - Posted June 8, 2012
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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]

Warning: LinkedIn Email Confirmation Message is a Phish - Posted June 7, 2012
After yesterday's LinkedIn password hack, some industrious hackers are now attempting to deceive vulnerable LinkedIn users by sending them f... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Hacked, Exposing Passwords | New Twitter Bird Takes Flight | Google Upgrades Mobile Maps - Posted June 7, 2012
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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... [PRNewser]

LinkedIn Passwords Hacked and Posted Online - Change Your Password Today - Posted June 6, 2012
A Norwegian website has reported that 6.5 million encrypted LinkedIn passwords have been hacked and exploited, and LinkedIn users should immediately change their passwords. Some security conscious users have checked the passwords and identified that their own password was among the list - a sign of the likely authenticity of... [SocialTimes.com]

9 Hot Skills That Are Trending on LinkedIn - Posted June 5, 2012
More than ever, businesses are looking for ways to monitor, measure, and drive sales through social media. In the last year, enterprise software giant Salesforce has purchased two social media marketing service providers, Radian6 and Buddy Media, toward that end. As social media hits the mainstream, professionals have revamped their LinkedIn... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Instapaper Surprisingly Available for Android | Foursquare Redesign to Launch Thursday | Square Doubles Retail Presence - Posted June 5, 2012
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The LinkedIn Profile [Infographic] - Posted June 4, 2012
What do people use LinkedIn for the most? A recent survey found that top level executives, middle management and entry level employees alike use it for industry networking. This is the power of LinkedIn and the new connected workforce -- we're all in greater touch with one another than... [SocialTimes.com]

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

Romney Buys #Amercia Promoted Tweets | Google+ Local Launches | Oracle CEO Loved Facebook - Posted May 31, 2012
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What Industries are Growing Fastest on LinkedIn in South Africa? [Infographic] - Posted May 23, 2012
LinkedIn is definitely on a roll. The company, which is public, has a strong stock with over 600 times earnings and a great support around $100, even on tough days in the market. They've also been recording record quarters and have started to aggressively expand internationally. A recent... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook vs LinkedIn -- Which Stock Has More Potential? - Posted May 18, 2012
Well, Facebook has gone public, and it's underwhelming most observers by hovering around $40, around 5% above its IPO price of $38. That's all well and good for Zuckerberg, who now can say the company is definitely a $100B market cap business for now. But for shareholders, is it... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn vs. Facebook -- The Battle for B2B [Infographic] - Posted May 17, 2012
If you're marketing to other businesses, it's becoming evident that LinkedIn is the place to do it. Business decision makers are on the network and more and more deals are getting first leads at the professional social network. The folks at unbounce and bop design... [SocialTimes.com]

Study: Google Ads More Effective Than Facebook | Social Media-Sex Connection? | Flickr Rolls Out New Photo Layout - Posted May 16, 2012
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Bing Goes Social | Facebook-Instagram Probe | Twitter Followers Stop Almost-Suicide - Posted May 11, 2012
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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... [PRNewser]

LinkedIn Announces Record Quarter, Stock Jumps 10% - Posted May 4, 2012
Investors have long had a simple response when it comes to the gargantuan buzz of social networks: where's the profit? While some investors have been bullish on the potential growth of social businesses, others have questioned whether we're looking at something similar to the dotcom crash of 1999, where hundreds... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn to Acquire SlideShare | Facebook Sets IPO Range | Future Bright for Social Media Ads - Posted May 4, 2012
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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. ... [AgencySpy]

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. ... [PRNewser]

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
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LinkedIn's iPad App | Facebook Hacker Tells All | Twitter Meets Movie Trailer - Posted April 27, 2012
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LinkedIn Launches iPad App With Bells and Whistles - Posted April 26, 2012
Professional social network LinkedIn has finally launched an app for iPad. As an iPad user myself I was startled when I found out I had to download the iPhone version of the LinkedIn app which, not surprisingly, was far from "retina display" capable. The social network obviously has a... [SocialTimes.com]

Branchout Raises $25 Million and Surpasses 25M Users [Infographic] - Posted April 20, 2012
A few weeks ago we covered Branchout, a Facebook based professional networking application designed to connect you with potential employers. The site has been doing well, and has reached 25 million users and along with that news, has closed a $25 million Series C financing round. This brings their... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Is 4X Better At Converting Leads Than Twitter [STUDY] - Posted April 19, 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, but new data... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

How LinkedIn is 'Leveraging Big Data for Intelligent Workforce Planning' - Posted April 16, 2012
Gone are the days of putting up a "help wanted" sign and choosing the best applicant from a stack of resumes. "Hiring used to be about finding the apples," said Nishtant Rao, director of business operations and head of global sales strategy at LinkedIn at the MIT Sloan Hi-Tech Conference... [SocialTimes.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... [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]

Google+ Redesign | Apple's eBook Lawsuit | Spotify's Web Button - Posted April 12, 2012
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Anonymous Tops Reddit | Twitter Bribe | Is Facebook Uncool? - Posted April 11, 2012
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LinkedIn Introduces Targeted Updates and Follower Statistics - Posted April 10, 2012
LinkedIn's 150m+ users worldwide are a marketers dream. Professionals with lots of money and desperate me-too job seekers. A marketer with the ability to craft intelligent relevant messaging would be able to do good business on the network. But fortunately for everyone, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner is not... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Search Gets More Social - Posted April 4, 2012
LinkedIn isn't a company that widely publicizes the incremental changes to their service (unlike another social network I know), but they've slowly been rolling out improvements to their group service for a while, and now they've included a pretty major upgrade to their search. The update enables LinkedIn search to... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Versus Yahoo | Instagram for Android | Twitter's European Jobs - Posted April 4, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Welcome to the Morning Social Media Newsfeed! Here, we... [SocialTimes.com]

Identified.com Seeks to Make Professional Networking More Fun - Posted March 27, 2012
Want a gold star for putting your resume online? We've got one for you. Identified.com rewards professional networking with points, making your job search almost as numbers-driven as the college application process. Much like LinkedIn, Identified uses your existing con... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Chairman Sells Small Stake of Facebook Stock - Posted March 23, 2012
Bloomberg is reporting that Reid Hoffman, the visionary CEO of LinkedIn, is selling some of his Facebook stock that he had purchased as an early investor in th... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Stock Jumps After Goldman Recommendation - Posted March 22, 2012
LinkedIn shares rose $5.94 or 6.5% yesterday to $97.78 after a Goldman Sachs analyst downgraded the stock from buy to neutral. LinkedIn had just dipped below $90 on March 20th on a down day for the market, and many pundits expected a sharp buyback after the... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Facebook's BranchOut Is More Personal Than LinkedIn - Posted March 7, 2012
Launched in August 2010, BranchOut connects employers and professionals through one of the Internet's most personal networks: Facebook. Many people recoiled at the idea of keeping their resumes so close to their nightlife and baby pictures, but when I got an invitation from a friend this morning, I was curious. If the... [SocialTimes.com]

How Many People Use LinkedIn and Pinterest Per Minute? [Infographic] - Posted February 27, 2012
That crackling you hear is the sound of thousands of keyboards firing at once as social media users from around the world incessantly ramble, connect and share. This is today's web world, and it's happening minute by minute. That's why Social J... [SocialTimes.com]

The 5 Fastest Growing Social Media Skills on LinkedIn - Posted February 25, 2012
If you've been on LinkedIn lately, you might have noticed that you can add keywords that describe your skills and expertise to your profile. It's a great way to help prospective employers find your name in the search results, especially when your job title doesn't fully capture your e... [SocialTimes.com]

New Directions for Pinterest, LinkedIn and J.K. Rowling [Podcast] - Posted February 24, 2012
On today's Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), I joined GalleyCat editor Jason Boog to talk about how LinkedIn's latest acquisition will change the social network. We also explored the new opt-out code at Pinterest... [SocialTimes.com]

The Value of Being LinkedIn [Infographic] - Posted February 24, 2012
When Twitter and LinkedIn were hitting their first wave of buzz, waves of critics surfaced to let everyone know it was 'too little, too late' -- social was already done by Facebook and better. That juvenile analysis has given way to the realization that social is not just a single... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Acquires Rapportive, Becomes Google+ For Business - Posted February 23, 2012
LinkedIn has acquired the San Francisco-based company Rapportive, a social enhancement for Gmail, for a reported $15 million. The Rapportive browser plugin connects users' Gmail accounts with LinkedIn, Facebook, ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Passes 1 Million Indonesian Members - Posted February 21, 2012
LinkedIn is full of good news these days. Their stock is up nearly 200% over its IPO price, their ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn CEO Discusses His Vision of Human Ecosystems [Video] - Posted February 16, 2012
In a fascinating discussion with CBS This Morning, LinkedIn CEO Reid Hoffman discussed his vision of the social web and its future. Specifically, he visualizes social networks as human ecosystems, and he discusses how the future hasn't even been written for how these human ecosystems will interact with one another. ... [SocialTimes.com]

A Complete Ranking of the Most Popular Profiles on Google+ and 5 Other Social Networks - Posted February 16, 2012
Social ranking sites like Klout have made a person's influence online very valuable to both brands and consumers. But the next wave of influence tracking systems might look more like ZoomSphere, a site for ranking brand and profile pages on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Youtube, LinkedIn, and... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

LinkedIn Revenue Surges Over Analyst Expectations; Stock Jumps - Posted February 10, 2012
LinkedIn has announced that revenue has more than doubled in the last quarter and they've increased their 2012 revenues, and the stock has jumped accordingly. The social network reported $167.7 million in revenue for the fourth quarter, beating the average analyst estimate of $159.8 million in the quarter. The... [SocialTimes.com]

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 ... [PRNewser]

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's CardMunch App Scans 2 Million Business Cards - Posted January 31, 2012
Career networking sites like LinkedIn were supposed to replace business cards, but exchanging email addresses with a smartphone just isn't as smooth as handing over the real thing. Last year LinkedIn acquired a mobile business card transcription service called CardMunch to bridge the gap between an in-person meeting and an online... [SocialTimes.com]

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, ... [PRNewser]

Twitter: Where People Go to Complain About Other Social Networks - Posted January 30, 2012
It's no wonder that people turn to Twitter for tech support. In the heat of a frustrating moment, it is much easier to fire off a quick question on Twitter than to wait on hold for an operator. But how effective is the microblogging site as a customer service tool?... [SocialTimes.com]

Marketers, Put a Social Share Button in Your Emails [Infographic] - Posted January 11, 2012
It's a surprise to some, but email marketing is still one of the most powerful forms. While social media is important to get the word out, there is still nothing that generates click through than a well timed email to a person's inbox. That said, a recent study shows... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

SURVEY: 49% of LinkedIn Users Have Household Income Over $100K - Posted January 9, 2012
The recent 2012 Consumer Electronics Report announced the results of a user survey last month, and found some interesting statistics about LinkedIn users. Just about half (49%) have household incomes over $100,000, and LinkedIn users are more likely than the general population to own tablets and smartphone... [SocialTimes.com]

Be Careful With Your LinkedIn -- Executive Forced Out for Profile Details - Posted January 5, 2012
Let's say you're a happily employee who finds out about this new must-have professional social network called LinkedIn. Maybe you want to sign up, but if you do, you'd better be careful not to click the box that says you're interested in "career opportunities" -- it may be enough to... [SocialTimes.com]

5 LinkedIn Mistakes that a Hiring Manager Will Immediately Notice - Posted December 22, 2011
I remember when I first heard the buzz about this "LinkedIn" social network. I imagined some upstart entertainment social network that would help me keep 'up to date with all the in stuff going on in my community'. As the buzz continued to grow and the term started getting... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Creative, Effective, Organizational -- 3 of the 10 Most Overused Buzzwords on LinkedIn - Posted December 13, 2011
Put 135 million professionals into one country-sized room and give each of them a mic, then tally up the number of times they use words like creative and problem solving. You can't, but LinkedIn can, and did. Following up on last year's analysis of overused buzzwords, LinkedIn has published... [SocialTimes.com]

IPO Market Roundup: 10 Social Media Sector Companies to Watch - Posted December 5, 2011
Groupon, Angie's List, Pandora, Zillow, LinkedIn ... it's been an interesting year for social media IPOs so far. And, there are more on the way. Zynga is set to go public in the next two weeks, and there are plenty of other inte... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Goes Latino Opens Office in Brazil - Posted December 2, 2011
Professional social network LinkedIn is branching out to Sao Paulo, Brazil by opening its first office in the Latin American country. The Brazil office will operate as regional headquarters serving virtually 14 million LinkedIn members across Latin America, offering support for expansion and development. It ... [SocialTimes.com]

No More Buzz Words, Tell it Like it is on LinkedIn - Posted November 21, 2011
Many would agree that LinkedIn is the place to go to network with other professionals worldwide. The professional social networking platform has close to 120 million members, and to tap into that membership stream requires generating responses from other members via one's profile. However, LinkedIn discourages us... [SocialTimes.com]

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, ... [PRNewser]

LinkedIn CardMunch iPhone Business Card Scanner App Update Results in Ticked Off Users - Posted November 16, 2011
LinkedIn announced a 3.0 update for its business card processing app for the iPhone. The app's main function is to take a photo of business card and then convert the information on the card into contacts. The updated app features: - A new app design and camera capture interface - Mapping information from a... [SocialTimes.com]

Employees are Happier When Accessing Social Media at Work [Infographic] - Posted November 15, 2011
Majority of the people who log on to social networks in the course of a work day do it once or twice a day. They visit the social media sites via mobile phones or from their office computers in order to keep current with their networks. Those who do access social... [SocialTimes.com]

Link Building with YouTube, StumbleUpon, Google+, LinkedIn [Infographic] - Posted November 9, 2011
In part, link building is very important for internet marketing efforts because search engines are finding superior ways to determine the quality of each link. It's important for businesses who leverage search to maintain their quality links, and the following infographics give you a few tips. It starts with building a network... [SocialTimes.com]

8 Etiquette Tips for LinkedIn - Posted November 9, 2011
LinkedIn continues to dominate the professional business end of social networking. The other networks can be viewed as social playgrounds: a bad move on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ will only cost you some trouble with your friends. So how should you behave on LinkedIn? The following etiquette tips for... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Experiences 60% User Growth; Premium Subscriptions Double - Posted November 8, 2011
LinkedIn took the time to share its Q3 financials for its second-earnings statement as a public company. It appears the professional social network experienced some substantial growth. The company's user base increased more than 60% this year, plus the unique visitors increased significantly as well. The overall revenue doubled, and the company's... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

LinkedIn's New Recruiting Service for Headhunters - Posted October 21, 2011
LinkedIn will be launching a new service called Talent Pipeline that focuses on helping job recruiters find and place job seekers. The recruitment process used by many recruiters of major companies involves hours of endless activities of gathering resumes from multiple services and communicating with potential hires. T... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Launches in Japan - Posted October 21, 2011
LinkedIn launched its online professional networking service in Japanese on Thursday, the first Asian language platform for the company with plans to expand even more in the region. Arvind Rajan, head of LinkedIn's Asia operations, told ABC News that Japan i... [SocialTimes.com]

comScore: LinkedIn & Twitter Mobile Access Growing Faster Than Facebook Mobile Access - Posted October 21, 2011
comScore, an Internet market research firm, released information from data about mobile social media usage changes during the period of August 2010 to August 2011. comScore's data, if accurate provides interesting insights into our mobile social activities. Note that comScore does not differentia... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Still the Fastest Social Network; LinkedIn and Twitter Close Behind - Posted October 20, 2011
SmartBear Software company released its standard quarterly report for overall Web Performance for Social Networks. The company ranked each social media site by... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Gets Serious About Their "Follow Company" Feature - Posted October 6, 2011
LinkedIn is about to get a whole whack of very valuable data. The network, with over 100 million professional users, is giving those users the ability to follow and like their favorite companies, just like Twitter users follow and retweet their favorite celebrities. The difference is that LinkedIn is... [SocialTimes.com]

Which Social Media Company Has the Smartest People? - Posted October 3, 2011
Facebook, right? It's always Facebook! And, to a certain extent, this is true. When you look at the war for talent currently being waged in Silicon Valley, Facebook is one of... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Will Host Obama's Next Town Hall - Posted September 22, 2011
It appears that President Barack Obama is testing all the social networking platforms available to help his campaign. The next platform is the ever so business-oriented LinkedIn. The social media platform is for selective and informative professionals, an ideal host for the president's next town hall on Monday, September 26th... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn to Users: Volunteer Your Volunteer Experience - Posted September 8, 2011
LinkedIn announced the addition of a "Volunteer Experience & Causes" field to its profiles, allowing users of the professional networking site to share volunteer positions they have held, causes dear to them, and organizations they back. Organizations including Big Brothers Big Sisters, DonorsChoose.org, Habitat for Humanity International, The Humane Society of the... [SocialTimes.com]

How Does LinkedIn Know Which 'Groups You May Like?' - Posted August 24, 2011
Have you ever been curious about how LinkedIn populates the content that appears under its Groups You May Like tab? Senior software engineer Alexis Pribula detailed some of the nuts and bolts in a post on the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Is LinkedIn's Mobile Web Site Good Enough to Let You Toss Its App Out? - Posted August 19, 2011
Frank McPherson covered the LinkedIn app updates for Android and iPhone earlier this week. The major overhaul of the apps' user interfaces (UI) has resulted in what some people think is a much more appearling LinkedIn mobile UI. LinkedIn ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn to Members: Improve Your Profile - Posted August 10, 2011
Extreme Makeover: LinkedIn Profile is now possible thanks to the professional networking site's new Improve Your Profile tool, to go along with a redesigned profile page. Improve Your Profile includes a checklist for LinkedIn users to optimize their profile pages, and it is customized for every user. The new profile page design makes... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter and Others to Block Shareholders from SharesPost and SecondMarket - Posted August 8, 2011
Have you been following the action on SharesPost and SecondMarket? These exchanges for private company stock have attracted a hefty amount of attention, as they've given s... [SocialTimes.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... [PRNewser]

BIG MONEY: Social Media and Consumer Web Dominate SecondMarket Action - Posted July 27, 2011
Where is all the money going? Well, it's easy to find out on SecondMarket these days. The New York-based marketplace for private company stock has just released its second-quarter/first-half results. To check out the infographics from the SecondMarket report, take a look at the slideshow immediately below. Then, dig deeper into... [SocialTimes.com]

Job Seekers Can Now Apply with LinkedIn - Posted July 26, 2011
LinkedIn users have long used the professional networking site to tout their credentials, network, and search for employment opportunities. Thanks to a new plug-in... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Pinch of foursquare Added to Klout Recipe - Posted July 13, 2011
Add foursquare to the list of social networking sites that factor into the Klout scoring system, as the location-based mobile app joined Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, the latter ... [SocialTimes.com]

Monster To Challenge Linkedln With BeKnown; A Job Network Within Facebook - Posted June 27, 2011
Monster.com, a global leader in job placement, has decided to respond to LinkedIn with a job network of its own. Monster's job based social network is called BeKnown, and will exist as a Facebook. BeKnown allows the users to cre... [SocialTimes.com]

Link Up with LinkedIn in Russian, Romanian, Turkish - Posted June 22, 2011
LinkedIn added Russian, Romanian, and Turkish to its list of languages offered, bringing its total to nine. The three new languages join German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese. The URLs for the new languages are: Russian, ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Tops 10M Users in India - Posted June 20, 2011
LinkedIn announced a milestone in India, surpassing the 10 million-user mark there, and the professional networking site included some fun facts about its user base in the country along with its announcement. According to LinkedIn, the top 10 surnames among ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn, Netflix, Foursquare and Square Apps Are An Identity Thief's Dream Come True - Posted June 17, 2011
Mobile apps for LinkedIn, Netflix, Foursquare and Square have been found to significantly lack in security precautions according to an evaluation conducted by ViaForensics. The evaluation revealed that apps for the... [SocialTimes.com]

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 ... [PRNewser]

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

Five Reasons a $100 billion Facebook Valuation is Nuts - Posted June 13, 2011
Facebook is inching closer to an initial public offering. Today, AllFacebook notes a speculative CNBC report that pegs the social network's valuation, in the event of an ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Tweaks Privacy Policy - Posted June 13, 2011
Online privacy has been a hot-button issue of late, and LinkedIn is doing its part to address users' concerns, announcing two changes to its privacy policy. The professional networking site will now allow users to opt out of being mentioned in ads ge... [SocialTimes.com]

Israel Ranks Highest for Time Spent on Social Networking Sites - Posted June 10, 2011
Israelis spent an average of about 11 hours a month surfing social networking sites on the Internet, becoming the top ranking country in April. The survey performed by comScore averages all Internet subscribers in Israel and does not highlight those users who are more acti... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Creates Lighthearted DropIn Social Game - Posted June 7, 2011
Picture Tetris, but substitute your LinkedIn connections for the classic video game's pieces. Matthew Shoup, the professional networking site's technical marketing manager, di... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Sets Up Shop in Singapore - Posted June 1, 2011
Singapore will serve as the Asia-Pacific region headquarters for LinkedIn, and its new office there will be led by managing director and vice president, Asia-Pacific and Japan, ... [SocialTimes.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]

Two Finger Gestures Away from LinkedIn Today News - Posted May 24, 2011
LinkedIn added two new touch-gesture features to its LinkedIn for iPhone 3.6 app that enable easier access to ... [SocialTimes.com]

Ask.com 2.0 for iPhone Got Social - Posted May 23, 2011
Ask.com released a major update to their free iPhone app last week. Ask for iPhone v2 is here! (Ask.com Blog) The Ask.com app lets you ask any question in plain english and attempts to find an answer. The updated app gained a couple of social aspe... [SocialTimes.com]

Hackers Take Over Twitter Accounts of Fox-Affiliates - Posted May 10, 2011
A group of hackers has gained access to a database of fox.com email accounts and last night took over the Twitter accounts of two Fox-affiliates: WFQX in Michigan's Upper Peninsulas and KAD... [TVSpy]

Nokia N8, E7, C7 Users Are Now LinkedIn - Posted May 10, 2011
Nokia ensured that users of its Symbian-powered N8, E7, and C7 series smartphones can stay connected by developing a LinkedIn ... [SocialTimes.com]

Coffee Trucks Roll Out to Support LinkedIn Today - Posted May 9, 2011
When is a food truck more than a food truck? When it's outfitted with iPads, LCD screens, fliers, and free premium coffee to promote LinkedIn Today, which was ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn IPO: 7.84M Shares at $32-$35 Each - Posted May 9, 2011
The details are in for the upcoming initial public offering from LinkedIn: The professional networking... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Turns Eight - Posted May 6, 2011
While other people were out partying and celebrating Cinco de Mayo on May 5, 2003, the founding employees of LinkedIn were launching the professional-networking site, which celebrated its eighth birthday Thursday. Director of Web development ... [SocialTimes.com]

B2B Gets Yelp'd - Posted May 6, 2011
As its VP of Content Marketing, guest blogger Joe Chernov is responsible for identifying, sourcing and distributing Eloqua's market-facing content over relevant social channels. He co-chairs the ... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn: Peter or Deborah Most Likely to Lead Your Company - Posted April 27, 2011
What's in a name? According to LinkedInsights data released by professional networking site LinkedIn, the top five names for male CEOs around the world are Peter, Bob, Jack, Bruce, and Fred, while their female counterparts go by Deborah, Sally, Debra, Cynthia, and Carolyn. LinkedIn also found that U.S.-based CEOs tend to have... [SocialTimes.com]

Good On Ya, Professional Colleague -- Milestone Down Under for LinkedIn - Posted April 18, 2011
Professional networking site LinkedIn topped the 2 million member mark in Australia. LinkedIn opened an office in Sydney in January 2010, recently adding another site in Melbourne, and it has 20 employees there in sales, marketing, and recruitment. The fastest-growing sec... [SocialTimes.com]

Android Works with LinkedIn - Posted April 15, 2011
It's official that LinkedIn works with Android and is now available for download in the Google Apps Marketplace and the LinkedIn Web site. The app takes LinkedIn web site capabilities and brings the functionality to the smartphone. The product involves a home screen with links to six modules: Updates, Connections, Invitations, Search,... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn Explains Why its Android App Can't be Installed to an SD Card - Posted April 15, 2011
One of biggest complaints about Android's app story is how many large apps do not allow themselves to be installed on an SD card. This takes up the valuable limited system memory on my Android phone and limits the number of apps that can be installed. Here are a couple of... [SocialTimes.com]

TextIn: LinkedIn Commands for Feature Phone Users - Posted April 13, 2011
For the 80 percent of mobile phone customers who are still using feature phones, fear not: LinkedIn Mobile software engineer Sudeep Yegnashankaran has your back. Yegnashankaran described his c... [SocialTimes.com]

LinkedIn for Android: Free, Fast, Functional & (mostly) Stable - Posted April 8, 2011
LinkedIn, the Facebook for business people, released a free app for Android phones LinkedIn for Android: Ready for Business The app's main screen provides easy access to six main features: - Updates: What your contacts are sharing - Connections: Who you are connected to - I... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [PRNewser]

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... [PRNewser]

LinkedIn Launches News Aggregator - Posted March 11, 2011
... [PRNewser]

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]

UPDATE: LinkedIn Addresses Gawker Hack ... Briefly - Posted December 15, 2010
It took a little longer than I'd have liked, but LinkedIn has released a statement about its accounts having been compromised. As you read yesterday, the ... [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]

NYT Offering You the Chance to be Even More LinkedIn - Posted July 22, 2008
More social networking news to report. The NYTimes.com announced today that it's forming a "strategic relationship" with LinkedIn that will give LinkedIn member... [Fishbowl NY]

NYT Offering You the Chance to be Even More LinkedIn - Posted July 22, 2008
More social networking news to report. The NYTimes.com announced today that it's forming a "strategic relationship" with LinkedIn that will give LinkedIn member... [FishbowlNY]

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