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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.
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LinkedIn partners with YouTube to offer easier B2B video ads

LinkedIn is making it much easier for businesses to advertise for B2B connections on its site, partnering with YouTube to allow businesses to upload their own video ads.
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LinkedIn becomes a name dropper and adds 150 influencers – including Richard Branson and Barack Obama – to its network

LinkedIn users can now follow any of the 150 influencers picked by the professional social network for access to exclusive content, a strategy that will help further shape LinkedIn as a platform for content and news.
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LinkedIn rolls out skill endorsements, and it’s as easy as one-click

LinkedIn now allows users to endorse their network's skills and expertise with one click.
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LinkedIn begins rolling out notification feature to increase user engagement

LinkedIn announced that it is deploying a notification feature that will alert users about new likes, comments, views and other interactions.

The problem with social media? Too many Joneses to keep up with

Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn connect us to more people than ever, but as our social pools expand, our social obligations, fears and expectations can start to overflow.
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LinkedIn redesign proves it wants to be more like Facebook

LinkedIn confirmed that it was rolling out a redesign that would make navigation of the Homepage easier. But despite the company's claims, the update confirms our suspicions that LinkedIn is evolving into a social content sharing platform.
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LinkedIn takes interest in Pinterest with ‘LinkedIn Today’ page

LinkedIn has added more Pinterest-like features, allowing users to share, comment, or save shared content on its new "LinkedIn Today" page.
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LinkedIn is planning a Web redesign – just in time

As innovative new social career apps surface and Twitter yanks its content, LinkedIn plans to give its Web app a makeover. But success won't come by looks alone, and the site will need to drive engagement with new tools and a focus on user…
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Twitter distances itself from developers once again, LinkedIn loses integration

Yet again, Twitter is tightening up its "experience" by hindering outside developers.
Social Media reinvents the job hunt with eHarmony-style matchups between employers and employees

LinkedIn, you've been warned: is cornering the tech job sector and it's doing it quickly.
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LinkedIn lawsuit: Following security breach, company hit with $5m suit

Following an embarrassing security breach earlier this month, business-oriented social networking site LinkedIn has been hit with a $5 million lawsuit brought by a woman in Illinois.