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LinkedIn now has over half a billion members
Apr24

LinkedIn now has over half a billion members

LinkedIn has reached an important milestone as the professional network group today announced it now has over half a billion members in its community. Recently acquired by Microsoft for $26 billion in 2016, the professional network group said in a blog post that it now has half a billion members in 200 countries. Here is LinkedIn’s Vice President, Growth & International Products Aatif Awan in a blog post on Monday: “We recently...

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Twitter mulling over possibility of localizing some of its Russian users’ personal data
Apr20

Twitter mulling over possibility of localizing some of its Russian users’ personal data

Apparently, Twitter has almost reached an agreement with Russian communications regulator Roskomnadzor that will see the microblogging company localize some of its users’ data in Russia. According Moscow Times, per TechCrunch, a transfer of some of Twitter users’ data will be transferred by mid-2018. Quoting agency’s chief, Alexander Zharov, the report adds that Twitter is on the verge of determining what information should be...

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LinkedIn remains shut in Russia as agreement could not be reached with authorities
Mar11

LinkedIn remains shut in Russia as agreement could not be reached with authorities

Russian authorities have refused to bow to pressure and pleas to reopen LinkedIn. According to Fortune, all parties [LinkedIn and Russian authorities] failed to reach an agreement. This means that the public still won’t be able to access the professional network group for the 5th month running. Recall that public access to LinkedIn was blocked by Russia last November; a move that was highly criticized by many. The block came into...

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You Can Now Apply For A Job On Facebook
Feb16

You Can Now Apply For A Job On Facebook

Job seekers have a new search platform that they can use to look and apply for a job. Facebook, the social media giant, has recently unveiled its job search feature. With it, companies can post job openings through its business Page on the platform. For many years, a lot of people speculated that the social network giant would take advantage of its huge audience to compete with online job boards, like LinkedIn. True enough. The...

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LinkedIn adds ability to manage comments in your long articles
Feb09

LinkedIn adds ability to manage comments in your long articles

LinkedIn wants current professional relationship that exists with its users to continue to grow. To this end, the professional social network is rolling out a new feature with ability to manage comments in your long posts. The feature or functionality was launched by LinkedIn on Wednesday, and will enable you decide whether or not to turn on comments in your lengthy posts. This of course, will be determined by your choice—whether you...

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