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LinkedIn acquires Google Alerts competitor Newsle

LinkedIn on Monday announced they have agreed to purchase Newsle, a startup that specializes in providing alerts anytime someone in your network is mentioned on the web. Terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed.

LinkedIn premium profiles now look more like Facebook

LinkedIn on Wednesday announced a new profile design for paying members to help them stand out from the crowd. The changes include a larger photo and expanded profile header, early access to a new custom profile background with access to…

LinkedIn grants members the ability to block others

LinkedIn on Friday announced a new feature that members have been requesting for quite some time: the ability to block other members. It’s a feature that will no doubt be incredibly useful, especially on a social network where many can…

Happy Birthday: LinkedIn is 10 years old

Business-minded social networking site LinkedIn turned 10 years old over the weekend. The company was founded in December 2002 by Allen Blue, Konstantin Guericke, Eric Ly, and Jean-Luc Vaillant but didn’t officially launch until May 5, 2003.