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LinkedIn 1st Quarter 2013 Profits Jump, 3 Reasons The Stock Didn’t

LinkedIn Shares Drop 9 percent after Q1 2013 Earnings Report: LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional social media network, reported stellar earnings today but the stock market wasn’t receptive. The company raised the full year guidance from $1.43 billion to $1.46 but the company expects less revenue than analysts were expecting.  LinkedIn expects to generate $342
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LinkedIn Buys Pulse For $90 Million As It Goes After Content, Publishers

Is LinkedIn looking to become the next ‘Huffington Post’? LinkedIn, the number one social media platform for professionals has just purchased Pulse.  Pulse is a popular mobile application that aggregates news articles and features them in an easy to read mobile view. The move comes two weeks after Yahoo purchased ‘Summly’ from a 17 year old
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LinkedIn Endorsements Are Way Too Easy

An endorsement without a clear recommendation may have little value. Have you gotten any LinkedIn endorsements lately?  Sure you have.  It’s the new way to get someone more attention on LinkedIn the largest social networking platform for professionals.  I’ve been getting a lot of LinkedIn endorsements and I’ve seen the emails coming to my inbox
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Comscore 2012 Data Shows Twitter & Pinterest Catching Facebook, LinkedIn

Comscore 2012 Data Shows Twitter & Pinterest Catching Facebook, LinkedIn: Facebook is the largest social media networking site by far boasting over 1 billion members but the competition is catching up.  LinkedIn has shown it’s a viable player in the social media space but the rest of the field has been fading with the likes
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LinkedIn 4th Quarter 2012 Earnings Results Beat Expectations, Social Done Right

LinkedIn 4th Quarter 2012 Earnings Results Beat Expectations, Social Done Right: LinkedIn scored with investors today after it reported stellar earnings news.  LinkedIn has far fewer users than Facebook but its earnings are growing fast. The social media-networking site for professionals has several revenue streams aside from advertising that make it a hit with Wall
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Facebook Introduces “Graph Search”, Which Social Media Companies Will Win And Lose If It’s A Success:

Facebook Introduces “Graph Search”, Which Social Media Companies Will Win And Lose If It’s A Success: Today, Mark Zuckerberg the CEO of Facebook announced a new product called “Graph Search” which combines social media with search engine technology.  “Graph Search” is a revolutionary feature that may cause disruptive change to search.  The new feature from
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LinkedIn Reaches 200 Million Users Milestone Globally

LinkedIn Reaches 200 Million Members Globally: LinkedIn has reached a major milestone this week.  The largest social media networking site for professionals has just hit the 200 million user mark globally.  LinkedIn went public late in 2011 and unlike recent IPOs from the likes of Angie’s List and Facebook, LinkedIn’s stock has been on a
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LinkedIn Proves Some Social Media Sites Are Better Than Others As 3Q12 Earnings Beat Estimates

LinkedIn Proves Some Social Media Sites Are Better Than Others As 3Q12 Earnings Beat Estimates: LinkedIn, the largest social media networking site for professionals is proving the social media sector isn’t dead.  Social media is now becoming differentiated as the sector grows and investors focus on sites aside from Facebook.  The social networking sector is
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Yelp Gets Good Ratings On 2Q12 Earnings, Revenue Jumps 67 Percent – Lifts Stock

Yelp Gets Good Ratings On 2Q12 Earnings, Revenue Jumps 67 Percent – Lifts Stock: Yelp, the online ratings site that allows users to rate restaurants, eateries, dinners, bars and local businesses had a stellar second quarter 2012 posting a much lower than expected loss.  Yelp’s revenue jumped 67 percent from the a year ago and
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LinkedIn Takes A Page From ‘Facebook’, Adds New Engagement “Commenting, Liking” and “Trending” Features

LinkedIn Takes A Page From ‘Facebook’, Adds New Engagement “Commenting, Liking” and “Trending” Features: LinkedIn is taking some clues from Facebook and other social media sites by adding new ways for people to engage with each other on its popular professional networking site via its Today news portal.  Recently, Facebook announced it was starting a
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Facebook To Launch LinkedIn Competitor Job Tool But Mixing Two Social Experiences Robustly May Be Difficult

Facebook To Launch LinkedIn Competitor Job Tool But Mixing Two Social Experiences Robustly May Be Difficult: Facebook is going to emulate LinkedIn’s success.  Facebook announced it was going after LinkedIn, the largest social media site for professionals.  Will it work?  Facebook has had difficulties leveraging their 900 million users from family and friends social networking
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Twitter Cuts Off Automatic Tweets From LinkedIn – Social Media Network Effects Gone Wrong

Twitter Cuts Off Tweets From LinkedIn – Social Media Network Effects Gone Wrong: Twitter, the bourgeoning social networking website that lets users update their status with 140 characters or less, has stopped automatic tweets from the number one professional social media website LinkedIn.  Twitter and LinkedIn had a partnership for two years that allowed users
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Password Breaches On LinkedIn, Last.fm and Facebook IPO Increase Social Media Sector Growth Questions:

Password Breaches On LinkedIn, Last.fm and Facebook IPO Increase Social Media Sector Growth Questions: Did they focus on getting ‘big and leave holes in security? This week a few large sites have had password problems. The social media networking site for professionals, LinkedIn revealed yesterday that over 6 million passwords were compromised. Today Last.fm confirmed its
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LinkedIn First Quarter 2012 Earnings Is Precursor To Facebook IPO Success

LinkedIn First Quarter 2012 Earnings Is Precursor To Facebook IPO Success: “Liking” LinkedIn could mean loving Facebook. LinkedIn Corp., blew out earnings and reported a good start to 2012.  LinkedIn, the largest professional-networking website, hit the highest price since its initial public offering advancing about 9 percent after announcing their earnings yesterday and cleared $120
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LinkedIn Profit Rises 30 Percent Q4 2011: Social Networking Is Still On The Rise

LinkedIn Profit Rises 30 Percent Q4 2011- Social Networking Is Still On The Rise: LinkedIn is making profits.  Unlike some of the other newly public website companies listed on the NASDAQ, LinkedIn is making money and proving that the social media sector is growing.  Ahead of Facebook’s forthcoming initial public offering this year, web analysts
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Facebook May File for IPO Wednesday Feb 1, 2012: Why Do It Now?

Facebook May File for IPO Wednesday Feb 1, 2012: Why Do It Now? WSJ reports IPO filing could occur next week. Facebook may file for its initial public offering next week.  The Wall Street Journal reported today that Facebook is likely to file for its IPO on Wednesday. The announcement was one of the top
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