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My Apologies to LinkedIn

In my recent post, Getting to Know the Folks at LinkedIn, I made this statement: What’s clear to me from my conversations with Steve and Mario, as well as past conversations with Patrick Crane and […]

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Getting to Know the Folks at LinkedIn

Since I don’t live in Silicon Valley and don’t attend a lot of tech conferences, I haven’t previously had a chance to meet any of the people at LinkedIn in person. But I attended SXSW […]

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Bill Gates – LinkedIn In, Facebook Out

The big buzz in social networking last week was that Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates has finally joined LinkedIn (as an interesting aside, he was previously the most searched-for name on LinkedIn). This seems especially surprising […]

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LinkedIn Connections 1-19-2008

Educational Value of Social Media Adam Metz presents the value proposition for social media for educators and some tips for how early adopters can “sell it” to their team. Interesting factoid regarding LinkedIn: “Education management […]

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Allen Blue on LinkedIn’s 2008 Outlook

Yesterday’s San Jose Mercury News features an interview and bio of LinkedIn cofounder and VP of Product Strategy Allen Blue, discussing LinkedIn’s outlook for 2008, particularly their strategy regarding advertising on the site: When we […]

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Women Love Social Networking, Men Love LinkedIn

LinkedIn doesn’t record age and gender information in their profiles, and if they’ve ever done a demographic survey that included it, they’ve been tight-lipped about publishing that information. But some new social networking user statistics […]

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LinkedIn Connections 11-15-2007

The Danger of LinkedIn Addiction Ray van den Bel, who I applaud for trying to reclaim the term “open networker” from meaning, “I’ll link with anybody,” tells of his experience shifting from a quantity focus […]