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Xing drops to No. 2 behind LinkedIn in Germany

Xing, a network for business people in the German-speaking region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) released its financial report for H1 of FY2015 earlier this week and the overall picture was very positive: Revenue and profitability grew strongly from H1 last year to H1 this year (numbers are at the bottom of this article), all div


LinkedIn Q2 revenues rise, stock tumbles

LinkedIn Q2 revenues rise, stock tumbles

LinkedIn’s Q2 revenues jumped 33 percent from the same quarter in 2014 to $712 million, beating analysts’ expectations. The company said it expects full-year revenues of $2.94 billion.

Premium subscriptions were up 22 percent to $128 million. Marketing solution revenues rose 32 percent to $140 million.

It also said that Lynda.com – the online training platform it bought for $1.5 b


LinkedIn to buy Lynda, add job training

LinkedIn to buy Lynda, add job training

In what looks like another attempt to capture a new, more entry-level audience, LinkedIn is introducing a huge database of video career training. To do this it's about to acquire Lynda.com and hire its staff.

Here's the announcement:

LinkedIn to Acquire Lynda.com


LinkedIn buys, shuts down Refresh app

LinkedIn buys, shuts down Refresh app

While it's not solely a recruitment acquisition, LinkedIn's buy of predictive insights startup Refresh  adds another significant tool for LinkedIn members who, as recruiters, wish to  reach out to passive job candidates. It's as well a helpful tool for candidates who wish to stand out among the applicant crowd.


LinkedIn buys Careerify referral software

LinkedIn buys Careerify referral software

Careerify, a recruitment-software startup, has been acquired by LinkedIn. The veteran business network is only interested in one of its software products, however - employee referrals.

Harpaul Sambhi, founder and CEO of Careerify, posted the following on LinkedIn:

Careerify


LinkedIn launches Arabic version

LinkedIn launches Arabic version

LinkedIn.com, the professional network with more than 347 million users worldwide, launched an Arabic version in 2015. Back in 2012 Linkedin opened an office in Dubai to operate and support their customers in the Middle East. Today about 14 million registered users in the Middle East and North Africa use LinkedIn in English. And now new users can select to register their new accounts in Arabic


LinkedIn Talent Solutions revenue up 41%

LinkedIn Talent Solutions revenue up 41%

While LinkedIn is first and foremost a business network - THE business network - its Talent Solutions revenue, as of the fourth quarter of 2014, makes up 57 percent of all revenue for the social media firm. That's a tiny drop from the 58 percent it represented in Q4 2013, but it's a 41 percent revenue boost year-over-year (YOY), to $369 million. LinkedIn total revenue for Q4, up 44 percent YOY to


LinkedIn may pay for 2012 privacy breach

LinkedIn may pay for 2012 privacy breach

Some LinkedIn premium users may be eligible for payments of up to $50 under the tentative settlement of a lawsuit based on a 2012 hacking incident when LinkedIn users’ passwords were stolen. The proposed settlement, reported earlier today by MediaPost, would set aside $1.25 mil



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