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Tough Times Become LinkedIn's Buddy

Business networking site sees surge in users as economy tanks

(Newser) - Bad times for American workers are boosting traffic on popular business networking site LinkedIn. The site has doubled its membership this year as worried professionals step up their networking efforts. "Every individual is a small business or brand," founder and newly reinstated CEO Reid Hoffman told USA Today.... More »

LinkedIn, CNBC Buddy Up

Biz networking site shares content; channel taps new ad targets

(Newser) - CNBC and LinkedIn have announced an alliance in which the business cable channel gets content and tools from the professional networking site—and the ability to more efficiently target ads to LinkedIn’s 27 million users, the Financial Times reports. Though LinkedIn’s CEO says CNBC won’t get users’... More »

LinkedIn Scores $53M in Capital, $1B Value

All-business networking site plans European foray, acquisitions

(Newser) - LinkedIn—the buttoned-down, anti-Facebook social networking site for professionals—is about to up its profile with a $53 million infusion of private equity that will allow it to make acquisitions and expand its reach overseas, reports the New York Times. The new financing values the company at a hefty $1... More »

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