Tag: LinkedIn

Internet, Social Networking

LinkedIn is still the most popular phishing lure around

July 20, 2022

Via: Techradar

When it comes to impersonating(opens in new tab) big brands, LinkedIn is still the most popular target, with almost half (45%) of all impersonation attempts spoofing the social network. Check Point Research’s (CPR) latest analysis found that while LinkedIn’s share […]

Internet, Social Networking

LinkedIn just received a small but very useful upgrade

May 2, 2022

Via: Techradar

The job site and professional social networking platform LinkedIn has added a new feature that allows users to add a website link to their profiles. Once this new feature rolls out, users whose profiles have Creator Mode enabled will be […]

Internet, Social Networking

LinkedIn says it’s killing Stories. Yes, LinkedIn had Stories.

August 31, 2021

Via: Mashable

The platform everyone hates is doing away with a feature no one wanted. LinkedIn announced Tuesday that, as of the end of September, LinkedIn Stories will be no more. The format, initially made popular by Snapchat before being shameless copied […]

Internet, Social Networking

LinkedIn Adds New Profile Features, Including Video Cover Stories and ‘Creator Mode’

March 30, 2021

Via: Social Media Today

LinkedIn’s looking to help users share more of their personal story, and maximize their on-platform presence, with the addition of a range of new features for individual member profiles in the app. First off, LinkedIn’s adding a new video cover […]

Internet, Social Networking

LinkedIn Video Strategy: Getting More Exposure on LinkedIn

March 25, 2021

Via: Social Media Examiner

Want to use LinkedIn video to position yourself as an expert? Wondering what kind of video content to produce? In this article, you’ll learn how to build your expertise using three types of video on LinkedIn. Why Consider LinkedIn Video? […]

Internet, Social Networking

LinkedIn Provides New Video Ad Tips, Based on More Than 3500 Campaigns

March 18, 2021

Via: Social Media Today

Video is the best performing content type on all social platforms, drawing higher levels of engagement, response, shares and more. If you’re not considering how you can add video into your digital marketing approach, you’re likely not maximizing your potential, […]

Internet, Social Networking

8 Ways to Use the LinkedIn Mobile App for Business

June 16, 2020

Via: Social Media Examiner

Whenever you search for connections or view content on LinkedIn, you see each person’s name, profile photo, and headline. Although updating your LinkedIn profile might be easier on desktop than mobile, there’s a 120-character limit on your headline. If you […]

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Microsoft-owned LinkedIn commits to multi-year, all-in move to Azure public cloud

July 25, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

Microsoft-owned social networking site LinkedIn is in the process of a multi-year move to go all-in on its parent company’s public cloud platform, Azure. The platform, which is reportedly used by 645 million members worldwide to find jobs and build […]

Internet, Social Networking

LinkedIn emails are hiding phishing scams

July 24, 2019

Via: Techradar

LinkedIn users are being warned to beware emails reportedly coming from the site following a rise in recent message scams. A report from KnowBe4 found that scammers are harnessing emails from some of the world’s most popular social media sites […]

Internet, Social Networking

Why LinkedIn Live Is a Big Deal

June 13, 2019

Via: WebPro

Just a few years ago, most people barely acknowledged LinkedIn as a social network. “Oh, LinkedIn? I never really pay attention to that.” was a popular refrain. While most people were snoozing, LinkedIn was growing, and a combination of LinkedIn […]

Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft is building LinkedIn into Outlook and other Office apps

September 24, 2018

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is planning to more deeply integrate LinkedIn into the company’s Office apps. While we saw some LinkedIn integration in Word last year, Outlook will be updated to include information about contacts for calendar appointments and document sharing. Outlook users […]

Innovations, Trends

Microsoft adds post translation and QR code features to LinkedIn

June 29, 2018


Microsoft’s LinkedIn unit has rolled out a new translation feature for the employment networking site that uses Microsoft’s cognitive services. The new dynamic feature is called “See Translation” and will create immediate translations for posts on the site. LinkedIn has […]

Editorial, Internet, Social Networking

What does the Microsoft-LinkedIn deal really mean

June 13, 2016

Via: Jeremy Corkwell

Microsoft and LinkedIn announced on Monday the deal that baffled tech enthusiasts – they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion, inclusive of […]

Performance, security, and availability

Lessons from LinkedIn data breach revelations

May 20, 2016

Via: ComputerWeekly

When LinkedIn said “some” user details had been compromised in 2012, it was initially thought to be around 6.5 million, but now it seems millions more were affected. What are the lessons to be learned? This has got to be […]

Privacy, Security

A hacker is selling 167 million LinkedIn user records

May 19, 2016

Via: Info World

A hacker is trying to sell a database dump containing account records for 167 million LinkedIn users. The announcement was posted on a dark market website called TheRealDeal by a user who wants 5 bitcoins, or around $2,200, for the […]

Application areas, Performance, security, and availability, Sales

A hacker is selling 167 million LinkedIn user records

May 18, 2016

Via: Info World

A hacker is trying to sell a database dump containing account records for 167 million LinkedIn users. The announcement was posted on a dark market website called TheRealDeal by a user who wants 5 bitcoins, or around $2,200, for the […]

Privacy, Security

How to Make Sure Your LinkedIn Account Is Secure

January 18, 2016

Via: Social Media Examiner

Are you on LinkedIn? Have you reviewed your security and privacy settings recently? While LinkedIn is valuable for building your professional presence, it’s important to be conscious of your individual privacy and security when using the network. In this article […]


LinkedIn is redesigning Groups and launching a standalone iOS app

October 6, 2015

Via: Ken Yeung

In the world of professional networking, having relevant and intelligent conversations is an important part. When you take the relationship digital, it’s far from perfect, especially when on LinkedIn. On the social network, connections are certainly being made, but actual […]


LinkedIn now has 1M publishers, with more than 130K posts per week

July 10, 2015

Via: Jordan Novet

Business-oriented social networking company LinkedIn today announced that it has more than 1 million publishers posting content to the site. They’re posting more than 130,000 items each week, according to a blog post on the new metrics from LinkedIn executive […]

Software & Applications

Embedding marketing automation in WordPress, Twitter, LinkedIn: Act-On launches Anywhere

March 12, 2015

Via: Andrew Jones

Marketing automation platforms have proven value. The number of systems available in the space has tripled each of the last two years, and in the high end of the B2B space penetration has jumped from about 5 percent last year to over […]