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Is your band missing its lead guitarist? Giggem is a LinkedIn for the musician market

Giggem steps in to offered a LinkedIn option for the music world with its matchmaking algorithms to bring bands together.
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Good news! A LinkedIn for you unfortunate souls cursed with good looks is on the way

A new website that caters to good looking clientele who needs jobs is on the way. Think of it like LinkedIn meet beauty pageants.
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Miss Netiquette’s guide to dealing with your family on social media

Social media can be a tricky thing to navigate and no one has written the rules on codes of conduct. We're here to help you with best practices for sites Web-wide, and the includes the dos and don'ts of dealing with your family online.
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LinkedIn bans prostitutes, the world’s oldest occupation

Prostitution may be legal in many parts of the world, but LinkedIn's user policy has been modified to ban individuals in the industry from using the site.
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LinkedIn launches standalone personal assistant app, LinkedIn Contacts

LinkedIn is looking to fill in gaps of real-time usage with the introduction of LinkedIn Contacts, a standalone app that helps you sort and store your professional network.
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Want to Vine your way to a job? This woman did

Vine is the latest social app to take the networking world by storm - so of course, it's time we learn how to make use of the looping videos. Dawn Siff decided to make Vine work for her by creating a unique resume with the app.
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LinkedIn follows in Facebook’s footsteps, gets a search makeover

LinkedIn changed up its search, emulating Facebook to widen its appeal. Now the service includes autocomplete, as well as suggested searches to complement what you're looking for.
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LinkedIn spams Twitter by appealing to our big, fat egos

Turns out, all you need is just a little ego stroking to go viral. If you shared your elite LinkedIn status on Twitter or Facebook, you're not alone. LinkedIn's congratulatory e-mails created big social media waves.

LinkedIn boss hands out iPad Minis to all 3,500 employees

Spreading a little love just ahead of Valentine's Day, LinkedIn boss Jeff Weiner rewarded all full-time employees at the company with an iPad Mini on Wednesday. The gift was reportedly in recognition of their "hard work and accomplishments"…

Why Facebook’s Graph Search needs to be mobile right now

Facebook unveiled Graph Search this week, and, even though it wasn't the fabled Facebook Phone, the new feature makes Facebook all the more powerful in the hands of users. Desktop users, that is. Here's why Facebook should move search onto…
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LinkedIn celebrates 200 million users, and counting

LinkedIn celebrated reaching its 200 million user milestone today, but the social network isn't done yet as it's growing at a rate of two new users per second.
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Job marketplace SkillPages grows to eight million users and heads to the U.S.

SkillPages, a marketplace for finding professionals based on skills, is expanding to the United States to try and become the de facto platform for finding anyone from graphic designers, to marketers, to gardeners.