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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
WeFarm, a marketplace and networking site for small-holder farmers, raises $13M Series A led by True Ventures and says it has 1.9M registered users   —  Huge networks like Facebook and LinkedIn have a huge gravitational force in the world of social media — the size of their audiences …
Oct 30, 2019, 1:15 PMIn context
Kerry Flynn / CNN:
A look at LinkedIn's efforts to curate news using human editors, with a 65-strong team globally, as it seeks to boost engagement   —  New York (CNN Business)In Dan Roth's dream world, members of LinkedIn, where he has served as editor in chief since 2011, would habitually read the LinkedIn Daily Rundown with their morning cup of coffee.
Oct 23, 2019, 12:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn launches Events, a new free tool to plan, announce, and invite people to meetups in the physical world, starting Oct. 17 in English-speaking countries   —  LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned social network for the working world with around 650 million users, is known best as a place …
Oct 16, 2019, 4:35 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Facebook acquires Servicefriend, a startup that builds customer service AI chatbots for messaging apps; founders now work for Facebook's Calibra, per LinkedIn   —  As Facebook prepares to launch its new cryptocurrency Libra in 2020, it's putting the pieces in place to help it run.
Sep 22, 2019, 12:00 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn begins the global roll out of Skills Assessments, multiple-choice tests for users to verify their expertise across ~75 skills like coding   —  LinkedIn, the social networking service for the working world, is today taking the wraps off its latest effort to provide its users …
Sep 17, 2019, 1:25 PMIn context
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
Federal appeals court rejects LinkedIn's effort to stop hiQ Labs from scraping public profile data, reaffirming a ruling from August 2017   —  (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Monday rejected LinkedIn's effort to stop a San Francisco company from using information that users …
Sep 9, 2019, 3:37 PMIn context
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
As Microsoft moves Lynda.com users to LinkedIn Learning, libraries protest the requirement for patrons to create a LinkedIn profile, citing privacy concerns   —  As students and faculty return to school, many are discovering Lynda.com content is now only offered via LinkedIn Learning.
Aug 22, 2019, 9:25 PMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
LinkedIn says it blocked or removed 21.6M fake accounts in the first half 2019, of which 19.5M were blocked at the registration stage   —  LinkedIn blocked or removed 21.6 million fake accounts on its platform from January to June of this year, a sign that the Microsoft-owned social network …
Aug 21, 2019, 7:25 AMIn context
Ari Levy / CNBC:
A look at donations by major tech execs to 2020 presidential candidates, with Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders notably absent from the list of recipients   —  KEY POINTS  — LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman has donated money to four Democratic primary candidates, while Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has provided money to three.
Aug 17, 2019, 1:15 PMIn context
John Herrman / New York Times:
LinkedIn has largely escaped the toxicity plaguing other social media platforms because it's more like a workplace where people behave with employers in mind   —  As Facebook and Twitter face scrutiny, the site for job seekers remains a controversy-free zone.  Is the office the future of social media?
Aug 9, 2019, 12:45 PMIn context

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