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LinkedIn News

What’s In Store at LinkedIn?

In case you’ve been wondering how to get some cool LinkedIn swag, the LinkedIn Store is now open for business. In it you can find: T-shirts Backpacks Gel pens Microfleece vests and jackets Caps Not […]

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LinkedIn Joins Google OpenSocial API Initiative

I wrote book in June about LinkedIn’s API announcement, ostensibly for them to compete with Facebook’s expansion into the business networking market. Since that announcement, though, LinkedIn has been pretty quiet about the whole thing. […]

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LinkedIn Crossed Connection Request Bug

I received the most startling message from someone on LinkedIn earlier this week: Your request I am confused by your request to connect. You sent me an invitation, yet in your profile you say you […]

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Obama’s LinkedIn Strategy Makes the News

It seems presidential candidate Barack Obama’s new LinkedIn strategy was big enough news for CNBC. There’s also more coverage and opinion at: Washington Post San Jose Business Journal CNN Money Boston Globe Tech Digest Mashable […]

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Barack Obama Looking for Answers on LinkedIn

Here’s a new twist on using LinkedIn… it seems presidential candidate Barack Obama (or at least an official representative of his campaign) is using LinkedIn as a channel for political outreach. In addition to setting […]

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Top Tips and Topics from LinkedIn’s Blog

Even though LinkedIn has an FAQ, there are a few questions that seem to keep coming up over and over again to Customer Service and in the Using LinkedIn category on LinkedIn Answers. Community Evangelist […]

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LinkedIn Policy Changes? Let’s Hope So…

While LinkedIn opened a new customer service center and increased support staff significantly earlier this year, some policy changes made shortly thereafter flooded their customer service department with complaints from users whose accounts had been […]

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LinkedIn Loses One of Its Strongest Evangelists

Yesterday, Vincent Wright, founder of MyLinkedInPowerForum and dozens of related groups, announced yesterday that he will no longer be an active evangelist for LinkedIn, although he will remain a member and active user: And though […]

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LinkedIn Toolbar Vulnerability Alert

Security researchers (some would say hackers – more on that below) have discovered a vulnerability in LinkedIn Internet Explorer Toolbar, which can be exploited to execute malicious code on a user’s system. Until such time […]