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Jobs of growing importance to Xing

Jobs of growing importance to Xing

By Christo Volschenk  Xing.com, the leading business network portal in German-speaking Europe (Germany, Austria and Switzerland), is slowly reducing its reliance on user subscriptions and collecting ever more from other sources - particularly its jobs channel. In the first half of the current financial year about 70 percent of all Xing’s revenue cam


LinkedIn’s stellar quarter and a bit of a sell-off. Say what?

LinkedIn’s stellar quarter and a bit of a sell-off. Say what?

LinkedIn posted a better-than-expected first-ever quarter since its May IPO, which should have made it a bright spot on an otherwise bleak Wall Street. It was eclipsed, however, by one of the biggest slides ever in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and by the fact that on Friday, the two banks that led the IPO -- Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase --

LinkedIn releases Javascript API

LinkedIn releases Javascript API

LinkedIn released a Javascript version of its application programming interface (API) in a bid to increase inclusion on more websites. It works a lot like those ubiquitous "sign in with Facebook" modules you see nearly everywhere -- except this one lets you sign in with your LinkedIn credentials. It adds a social aspect to sites that have none, where a LinkedIn membership gets you membership on t


LinkedIn talks of expansion plans

LinkedIn talks of expansion plans

In a video interview with Bloomberg News, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner reiterated the company's growth plans, including adding hundreds of employees -- in part, to cope with rapid growth in India, Brazil and China -- and making acquisitions that would enable it to grow its mobile footprint. He said the company still has $76 million it raised in 2008. The video is

LinkedIn adds Portuguese; taps 5th board member

LinkedIn adds Portuguese; taps 5th board member

LinkedIn now supports Portuguese, as the pro-social network targets the more than 1 million Brazilian members who have started more than 8,000 LinkedIn groups.

Besides English and Portuguese, LinkedIn supports French, German and Spanish. The site currently has operations in the U.S., U.K., Australia, India and the Netherlands.

In other news, LinkedIn recently tapped Skip B


Are you LinkedIn? Need a laugh?

Are you LinkedIn? Need a laugh?

Everybody's doing the social networking thing, because...everybody's doing it. From Current Super News,  courtesy of Huffington Post, via Network Hippo, a skeptical and humorous look at LinkedIn: it's like joining arms in the desert waiting for a headhunter.


Twitter and LinkedIn? Of course.

Twitter and LinkedIn? Of course.

Twitter and LinkedIn announced a deal that lets users link their accounts on both services so they can tweet LinkedIn status updates and have their tweets sent to LinkedIn connections.

At first blush, you might ask why. I know I did.

Then I got to thinking how I use Twitter. I don't tweet to tell you how many Carolina wrens are feasting from the bird feeder out in my breezeway. (<



LinkedIn increases users, now increasing staff

Not only is LinkedIn a must-be place for media executives who want to grow their business network, but it's also a good example of how to make money and grow traffic through social media. Clearly, a social network focused on business has a massive audience when done well. LinkedIn just rep


New social recruiting site raises $3 million

New social recruiting site raises $3 million

A new job site has raised another $1 million, bringing its total to $3 million. Koda.us calls itself a “social recruitment service” that will bring together social networking and job recruiting. The idea is to be “more professional than Facebook but more personal than LinkedIn”.

From the site: “The best organizations want to hire individuals who not only



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