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LinkedIn to Start Beta Testing Clubhouse-Like Audio-Only Events

According to TechCrunch, professional networking and career development platform LinkedIn has announced a new 'live events' feature that will list, host, and market interactive, virtual events for users. The first of this new feature's offerings will be an audio-only product similar to the audio-focused chat app Clubhouse, slated to launch later this month to beta testers....

LinkedIn Stories Now Available in Canada and Beyond

If you aren’t fatigued from recording and watching stories from Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and more, you can now throw LinkedIn Stories into the mix. LinkedIn Stories have launched today in Canada and the United States, allowing users to share more about their professional life. Stories uploaded are available for 24 hours. "LinkedIn Stories are a...

Bell, Telus Named in LinkedIn’s Top 25 Companies in Canada for 2019 [LIST]

LinkedIn has released its second annual list of the ‘Top Companies’ in Canada, which are the most sought-after places to work. According to Microsoft-owned LinkedIn, they use "billions of actions taken by LinkedIn members around the world to uncover the companies that are attracting the most attention from jobseekers and then hanging on to that...

LinkedIn Rolls Out Voice Messaging Feature to Mobile App

LinkedIn, the social network you check when you hate your job, now lets you send voice messages to business contacts. According to a new blog post from the social media platform, the new feature will make sending messages easier on the go. And it looks more or less a lot like how iMessage’s voice messages look....

Apple Ranked Sixth in LinkedIn’s 2018 List of Top Companies to Work [u]

LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network on the internet, announced today the launch of the 2018 LinkedIn Top Companies list. The annual ranking highlights the 50 companies that are most sought-after by United States-based professionals, based on proprietary LinkedIn data that examines billions of actions by more than 540 million professionals on LinkedIn. According to the...

LinkedIn Adds Support For Video Uploads on iOS and Android

LinkedIn is primarily used as a business networking tool, or a tool to help you find a job. While the company refreshed its website earlier this year, most users still aren't using it for daily social networking updates like they might on Facebook. Last month, the company began testing the ability to upload videos to...

LinkedIn Hits Milestone of 500 Million Users in 200 Countries

Microsoft-owned LinkedIn has announced today that the social media platform used by professionals has surpassed an important milestone: It now has more than 500 million members in 200 countries connecting and engaging with one another. That means the LinkedIn community can access more than 10 million active jobs and more than 9 million companies, and read any of...

Redesigned LinkedIn Website Makes it Easier to Connect with People

The Microsoft-owned professional social network LinkedIn has started rolling out a much needed redesign of its desktop site, making it easier to read posts and connect with people helpful to your career. According to The Wall Street Journal, the new website’s streamlined features give it a similar look and feel to its much improved mobile app, which was overhauled back...

Russia Forces Apple to Remove LinkedIn App from Russian App Store

Russian authorities have recently required both Apple and Google to remove the LinkedIn app from their respective digital stores. The move is tied to a court ruling from November that blocked access to the service for ignoring local internet regulations. According to a report from The New York Times, iOS and Android users living in Russia...

Microsoft Acquires LinkedIn for $26 Billion in Cash

Microsoft had a surprise announcement for today: It plans to acquire LinkedIn, the professional network giant for $26.2 billion in an all-cash deal. The software maker says LinkedIn will retain its brand and independence, and that current CEO Jeff Weiner will remain in his position and report directly to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Today's announcement marks...