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Microsoft Begins Putting LinkedIn To Use, Challenging Salesforce

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, Satya Nadella, LinkedIn chairman Reid Hoffman. When Microsoft acquired LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, it raised a few eyebrows but also likely made Salesforce groan as well. Both companies were bidding to buy the business social network and it was Microsoft who came out victorious. To little surprise, Microsoft is not wasting… Continue reading Microsoft Begins Putting LinkedIn To Use, Challenging Salesforce

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Microsoft connects LinkedIn with its business software

The new program, which stitches together Microsoft’s Dynamics and LinkedIn’s Sales Navigator, is the biggest move yet to make use of the Redmond company’s largest-ever acquisition. By Seattle Times technology reporter Microsoft is adding links between its business-focused software and LinkedIn, the biggest move yet to make use of the Redmond company’s largest-ever acquisition. LinkedIn… Continue reading Microsoft connects LinkedIn with its business software

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LinkedIn's new Matched Audiences feature just blew Facebook Custom Audiences out of the water …

This week, LinkedIn released a new feature to its advertising product for which advertisers have been waiting on pins and needles. Facebook and Twitter advertisers have enjoyed the ability to target people by email address for advertising since 2013, and AdWords advertisers got Audience Match back in 2015. As of April 24, LinkedIn advertisers now… Continue reading LinkedIn's new Matched Audiences feature just blew Facebook Custom Audiences out of the water …

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New: LinkedIn Launches Matched Audiences

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Here's the cold LinkedIn message that prompted a CEO to give the sender a job

Kathryn Minshew. TechCrunch/Flickr Kathryn Minshew, cofounder and CEO of the career advice and job listings site The Muse, hadn’t been looking to hire a head of marketing in 2012. Then she received a LinkedIn message from Elliot Bell that changed her mind. Bell was hired as the director of marketing a few months later. He… Continue reading Here's the cold LinkedIn message that prompted a CEO to give the sender a job

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LinkedIn reaches half a billion users

LinkedIn A half-billion members and counting. LinkedIn said Monday that it’s now crossed the 500 million member threshold. The total is up from the 467 million the professional network announced in October. Facebook has more than 1.8 billion monthly users and Twitter has 319 million. LinkedIn no longer tracks monthly users. In October it said… Continue reading LinkedIn reaches half a billion users

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14 years later, LinkedIn finally reaches 500M total users

In some ways, LinkedIn has always been the most overlooked social network. That may seem like a ridiculous notion, considering that it was bought by Microsoft for over $26 billion last year, the largest social media acquisition ever. But if you ask most people if they go to LinkedIn every day, unless they’re actively looking for a job,… Continue reading 14 years later, LinkedIn finally reaches 500M total users

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LinkedIn crosses the 500 million user mark

Microsoft has continued to grow LinkedIn, announcing on Monday that the social network for professionals now has more than 500 million users across 200 countries worldwide. LinkedIn said last June that it had 430 million members with 19 percent year-on-year growth. By August, that figure had climbed to 450 million before reaching 467 million users… Continue reading LinkedIn crosses the 500 million user mark

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Microsoft Announces First Official LinkedIn Integrations

This is what salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) was afraid of. Just months after Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) closed its acquisition of professional networker LinkedIn, with the final purchase price coming in right around $27 billion, the software giant has now announced that it will be integrating LinkedIn with Dynamics 365 for Sales. None of this is surprising, as LinkedIn’s… Continue reading Microsoft Announces First Official LinkedIn Integrations