Monday, March 14, 2011
LinkedIn Steps Up to the Plate
LinkedIn, the social networking site used predominantly by professionals, has apparently felt neglected as of late. It's been wondering why its 90 million users haven't been giving it as much attention as they've been directing towards Facebook, Google News, and Yahoo News. LinkedIn has been taking this sort of abuse for quite some time now, but it appears that the site has finally decided to act on its dissatisfaction.
A New York Times article has announced the company's new service which provides relevant links to and summaries of the daily news on its site in a move that places the site in direct competition with other new aggregators such as the aforementioned Google and Yahoo general news services.
“We want to give you what you need to know to be better at what you do,” said LinkedIn's chief executive, Jeff Weiner.
To gain access to one of their newest features, "Maps," click here!