LinkedIn

Platform News: Microsoft-owned professional networking giant LinkedIn

Microsoft to shut down LinkedIn in China

Microsoft Corp is pulling the plug on LinkedIn in China nearly seven years after its launch and will replace it with a stripped-down version of the platform that would focus only o...

Facebook

Facebook asks judge to dismiss US lawsuit to force sale of Instagram, WhatsApp

Facebook Inc has again asked a judge to dismiss the US government’s revised antitrust case that seeks to force the social media giant to sell Instagram and WhatsApp.

Platform News: Software titan Microsoft building

Former AWS veteran Charlie Bell to head cybersecurity ops at Microsoft

Former Amazon.com Inc cloud executive Charlie Bell said he has joined Microsoft Corp to lead a newly formed role overseeing cybersecurity operations.

Platform Industry News: Twitter

Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn secure Afghan users’ accounts amid Taliban takeover

Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn said this week they had moved to secure the accounts of Afghan citizens to protect them against being targeted amid the Taliban’s swift takeove...

Grey Data Blog: LinkedIn User Growth

Forecasting LinkedIn User Growth for 2021-22

Over the past decade LinkedIn has been growing at a steady and predictable rate. However, this rate has been accelerating since Microsoft formally concluded its acquisition of the ...

Platform News: Microsoft-owned professional networking giant LinkedIn

LinkedIn must face narrowed US lawsuit claiming it overcharged advertisers

A US judge said Microsoft Corp’s LinkedIn must face a lawsuit claiming it inflated the number of people who watched video ads on the networking platform, allowing it to overc...

LinkedIn allows employees to work fully remote, removes in-office expectation

LinkedIn will allow employees to opt for full-time remote work or a hybrid option as offices gradually reopen, Chief People Officer Teuila Hanson told journalists at our partner ne...

Platform News: TikTok office building in the US

TikTok lets users apply for jobs with video resumes

Short-video sharing app TikTok has launched a pilot program that lets users upload video resumes for US-based jobs ranging from a WWE Superstar to a senior data engineer at Shopify...

Platform News: LinkedIn

LinkedIn signs up to EU code against online hate speech

LinkedIn has signed up to the European Union’s voluntary code of conduct to combat illegal hate speech online, joining its parent Microsoft, Facebook and YouTube.

Lina Khan FTC

New FTC chief Khan names some top staffers, including competition chief

Tech critic and the new chair of the Federal Trade Commission, Lina Khan, has named three top staffers in a signal that the agency could become more aggressive in how it enforces a...

Platform News: LinkedIn

US Supreme Court revives LinkedIn bid to shield personal data

The US Supreme Court gave Microsoft Corp’s LinkedIn Corp another chance to try to stop rival hiQ Labs Inc from harvesting personal data from the professional networking platf...

Platform News: ZipRecruiter

ZipRecruiter files to go public via direct listing

Online job marketplace ZipRecruiter has filed to go public through a direct listing on the New York Stock Exchange, the company said on Friday.

Platform News: Confluent

LinkedIn-backed Confluent confidentially files for US IPO

Confluent Inc, a real-time event streaming platform, has confidentially submitted paperwork for a US initial public offering, joining hundreds of other tech start-ups that are look...

Platform News: Facebook usage

Facebook takes on Clubhouse, unveils upcoming audio products

Mark Zuckerberg has said Facebook planned to launch several audio products, including Clubhouse-style live audio rooms and a way for users to find and play podcasts.

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