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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.
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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.