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LinkedIn retools Groups and debuts new sales metric

LinkedIn is changing up its plagued Groups feature after finally listening to user complaints; it's also debuting a new sales metric in Sales Navigator that should interest sales professionals active in social selling.
Web

LinkedIn pays $13m to settle suit regarding excessive emailing, tells users via email

LinkedIn has agreed to shell out $13 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought about by complaints that the company was sending out too many emails and without consent. Impacted members who used the site between 2011 and 2014 can…
Social Media

LinkedIn getting less friendly to developers

LinkedIn is limiting developer access to its Connections API because of problems with spamming members' contact lists in the past. LinkedIn is instead interested in working with developers who can also give it something in return.
Mobile

Is social media on the decline? Twitter, Yelp, and LinkedIn report stagnant user bases

The earnings reports of Twitter, LinkedIn, and Yelp suggest that their user bases are stagnating and failing to grow as quickly as analysts anticipated. The implication is that people just aren't as drawn to social media these days.
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Tech companies condemn religious freedom legislation in Indiana and Arkansas

In a joint statement, a group led by executives from Twitter, Airbnb, Tumblr, and LinkedIn called for the establishment of legal protection for gays and lesbians under civil rights laws. Earlier, Apple's Tim Cook wrote a similar piece.
Mobile

LinkedIn now helps Android owners on to the next step of their career ladder

If you're looking for a new job and have an Android device, LinkedIn has a new app for you. Just like the iOS version that launched last year, Job Search has a slew of features designed to help you take a step up the career ladder.
Social Media

LinkedIn fights Google for office space in Mountain View

Google wasn't the only tech firm to submit proposals for new offices in Mountain View recently. Social networking company LinkedIn also has plans, though with limited space for new construction in the city, there could be trouble ahead.
Social Media

Facebook wants you to use it at work for more than stalking coworkers

Facebook is reportedly planning to launch a work-friendly social networking site that it hopes your boss will actually encourage you to use. It's thought 'Facebook at Work' will compete with services such as LinkedIn, Google Drive, and…
Mobile

BlackBerry CEO is determined to turn things around, and he’s starting to make progress

BlackBerry CEO John Chen took to LinkedIn on Monday to write a post about how to conduct a turnaround--specifically, what he's doing to help save BlackBerry and bring it back from the brink.
Social Media

LinkedIn pays workers $6 million following labor law violations

LinkedIn has paid out almost $6 million in unpaid overtime and damages to current and former employees across the US after a Department of Labor investigation found that the startup had violated rules laid out in the Fair Labor Standards…
Social Media

LinkedIn finally starts fighting stalkers with member blocking feature

Definitely a useful feature when attempting to break digital ties with a disgruntled person, LinkedIn has launched a new feature on the social network that allows users to block other member profiles.
Social Media

Virgin America launches in-flight social network for business travelers

Potentially useful when traveling to a conference, Virgin America is launching support for a location-aware social network that allows professionals to connect over LinkedIn while in the air.