MediaPost: LinkedIn Makes Final Plea For Supreme Court To Hear Battle Over Scraping

MediaPost: LinkedIn Makes Final Plea For Supreme Court To Hear Battle Over Scraping. “A recent court ruling that requires LinkedIn to allow its site to be scraped by a potential competitor will prevent web companies from protecting their users’ privacy, LinkedIn argues in new Supreme Court papers.”

BBC: How a Chinese agent used LinkedIn to hunt for targets

BBC: How a Chinese agent used LinkedIn to hunt for targets. “Jun Wei Yeo, an ambitious and freshly enrolled Singaporean PhD student, was no doubt delighted when he was invited to give a presentation to Chinese academics in Beijing in 2015. His doctorate research was about Chinese foreign policy and he was about to discover firsthand how the rising superpower seeks to attain influence.”

Engadget: Reddit and LinkedIn will fix clipboard snooping in their iOS apps

Engadget: Reddit and LinkedIn will fix clipboard snooping in their iOS apps. “The clipboard privacy feature in iOS 14 is prompting more major developers to tone down their apps’ nosy behavior. To start, Reddit told The Verge in a statement that it would fix code in its iOS app that copies clipboard data with virtually every keystroke, as Urspace.io co-founder Don Morton discovered.”

Search Engine Journal: How to Completely Set up & Optimize Your LinkedIn Company Page

Search Engine Journal: How to Completely Set up & Optimize Your LinkedIn Company Page. “The employment-oriented platform provides a professional atmosphere for many business operations including hiring, internal communication, and industry-related groups for information, events, and more. However, all of these perks mean nothing if customers can’t find the business in the first place. Or, if there isn’t enough information on the profile and a user loses interest – or the ability to learn what it needs about the company, the messaging really could be all for naught.”

Philadelphia Inquirer: The FBI used a Philly protester’s Etsy profile, LinkedIn, and other internet history to charge her with setting police cars ablaze

Philadelphia Inquirer: The FBI used a Philly protester’s Etsy profile, LinkedIn, and other internet history to charge her with setting police cars ablaze. “More than two weeks after that climactic May 30 moment, federal authorities say they’ve identified the arsonist as 33-year-old Philadelphia massage therapist Lore Elisabeth Blumenthal by following the intricate trail of bread crumbs she left through her social media history and online shopping patterns over the years. The path took agents from Instagram, where amateur photographers also captured shots of the masked arsonist, to an Etsy shop that sold the distinctive T-shirt the woman was wearing in the video. It led investigators to her LinkedIn page, to her profile on the fashion website Poshmark, and eventually to her doorstep in Germantown.”

Slate: How to Get a Job During a Pandemic, According to a LinkedIn Insider

Slate: How to Get a Job During a Pandemic, According to a LinkedIn Insider. “It’s a crazy time to be looking for a job—but LinkedIn editor Jessi Hempel says she can help. On a recent episode of How To!, Jessi Hempel walked us through how to land a job during a pandemic, drawing from her interviews about the changing nature of work on her LinkedIn podcast Hello Monday.”

CNET: LinkedIn employees made ‘offensive comments’ during anti-racism meeting

CNET: LinkedIn employees made ‘offensive comments’ during anti-racism meeting. “A 9,000-employee video call intended to address racial barriers and promote diverse hiring at LinkedIn was disrupted by ‘offensive comments,’ Ryan Roslanksy, the CEO of the professional network, said Thursday, acknowledging that the virtual company town hall held earlier in the week had gone awry.”

Social Media Examiner: How to Use LinkedIn Events to Promote Online or In-Person Events

Social Media Examiner: How to Use LinkedIn Events to Promote Online or In-Person Events. “Wondering how to get the word out on LinkedIn about an event you’re hosting? Have you heard of LinkedIn Events? In this article, you’ll discover how to use LinkedIn to promote your next online workshop, product launch, or in-person event.”

Social Media Examiner: How to Use the LinkedIn Featured Section on Your Profile

Social Media Examiner: How to Use the LinkedIn Featured Section on Your Profile. “Are you doing all you can on your profile? Wondering how to use the LinkedIn Featured section to your advantage In this article, you’ll learn how to use the Featured section for LinkedIn profiles to showcase your most notable and up-to-date work samples and media mentions.”

CNN: In the overlooked world of LinkedIn influencers, a plumber finds a following

CNN: In the overlooked world of LinkedIn influencers, a plumber finds a following. “At Texas Green Plumbing, a residential plumbing company in Dallas, the setup resembles a traditional workplace: a reception area, several offices and a training space. But one room has been transformed into a home-made studio decked out with a microphone, video camera, lights and a backdrop that features shelves held up by pipes. That’s where Roger Wakefield, a 56-year-old plumber and owner of the company, spends half of each week filming advice and how-to videos — with the help of a hired videographer — to post to his thousands of followers on LinkedIn, as well as other social media channels.”

Search Engine Journal: LinkedIn Will Soon Get An Instagram-Like Stories Feature

Search Engine Journal: LinkedIn Will Soon Get An Instagram-Like Stories Feature. “LinkedIn confirmed that it will soon be following Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat by adding its own stories feature. Pete Davies, head of content products at LinkedIn, informed the community that stories are currently being tested in an effort to spark more conversation on the network.”

How to Measure the Success of Your LinkedIn Company Page: 5 Performance Metrics (Social Media Examiner)

Social Media Examiner: How to Measure the Success of Your LinkedIn Company Page: 5 Performance Metrics. “Wondering if your LinkedIn company page is delivering the results you hoped for? Do you know where to find the best data to evaluate your efforts? In this article, you’ll learn how to measure five key performance metrics for your LinkedIn company page.”

Motherboard: Google Is Trying to Poach Amazon’s Protesting Employees

Motherboard: Google Is Trying to Poach Amazon’s Protesting Employees. “A Google recruiter posted on LinkedIn on Monday asking Amazon employees involved in activism at their company to apply to work at Google. This was an odd decision considering Google is in the midst of its own crackdown on labor activism, and that Google also works with oil companies in a manner similar to Amazon.” Apparently this was a mistake on the recruiter’s part.