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LinkedIn's "wholesome" vibe could be making it popular with teens

Oct 18, 2023
In addition to getting career boosts, young people like the platform for its positive tone, says journalist Anya Kamenetz.
"I got responses from, like, 65 teenagers," says journalist Anya Kamenetz. "And I just was so surprised to see LinkedIn coming up again and again."
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Looking to go viral? Try LinkedIn.

Oct 7, 2022
LinkedIn has shifted from a buttoned-up career-driven site to content creation and, sometimes, oversharing. Lora Kelley of The New York Times explains the changes.
LinkedIn is no longer a buttoned-up resume showcase as feeds fill up with crying selfies and tales of burnout. "People are posting about ... personal challenges," says Lora Kelley of The New York Times.
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How LinkedIn steered clear of controversy

Aug 12, 2019
"You're not really yourself, you're your work self," says New York Times reporter John Herrman about the platform's users.
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The LinkedIn co-founder on "Blitzscaling" a company while mitigating risk

Oct 10, 2018
Reid Hoffman discusses the unconventional advice he gives entrepreneurs that want to get big fast in his new book.
“The first that's scaling through the learning curve is frequently the first to scale and the one that essentially sets the ecosystem,” LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman says.
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Why advertising is no longer the holy grail of tech revenue

Aug 3, 2018
This tech earnings season, services, gadgets, and the cloud won. Advertising ... took a hit.
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What LinkedIn tells us about the economy

Oct 9, 2017
It may have some insights that the government doesn't.
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Prisoners could be an untapped resource for startups

Jun 25, 2015
One former inmate uses coding to help those still in prison.

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Hillary Clinton's new LinkedIn résumé

May 21, 2015
LinkedIn is not the most popular social media site, but candidates can find a niche.

LinkedIn wants to teach you stuff

Apr 10, 2015
The professional networking site is purchasing an online video training site.

LinkedIn purchasing Lynda.com for $1.5 billion

Apr 9, 2015
LinkedIn to buy Lynda.com in a $1.5 billion deal.