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LinkedIn

Professional networking site, similiar to social networking but for buisness people. It can be used to search for job opportinities and build up business conections. The site was created by Reid Hoffman and launched in 2003. It has over 75 million users in about 200 countries all over the world.

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# linkedin - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From Business ETC LinkedIn clamps down on browser plug-in which reveals users’ email Sneak Peak

LinkedIn clamps down on browser plug-in which reveals users’ email

The site is issuing a cease and desist letter to Sell Hack, a browser plug-in which allows you to view an account’s email address, even if you’re not connected.

# linkedin - Monday 9 December, 2013

From Business ETC Major tech companies ask US government to reform surveillance laws Surveillance

Major tech companies ask US government to reform surveillance laws

The companies which include Facebook, Microsoft and Google are demanding the government to allow greater transparency and accountability when requesting public data.

# linkedin - Friday 29 November, 2013

From Business ETC Almost half of Twitter users in Ireland tweet once a fortnight Social Media

Almost half of Twitter users in Ireland tweet once a fortnight

Facebook is the most popular social media site but Twitter and LinkedIn are slowly catching up.

# linkedin - Sunday 17 November, 2013

7 things all recent graduates know to be true

So you’ve got a degree. Now what?

# linkedin - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s the most popular employer on LinkedIn in Ireland Stats

Here’s the most popular employer on LinkedIn in Ireland

LinkedIn has hit one million Irish users and to mark the occasion, the social network has released some interesting nuggets about its users…

# linkedin - Saturday 19 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Do you ‘compartmentalise’ your life on social media? Opinion

Column: Do you ‘compartmentalise’ your life on social media?

Is Facebook for friends and Twitter for the truth? Molly Garboden writes about how showing different sides to yourself to different people is a trick as old as time.

# linkedin - Thursday 22 August, 2013

From Business ETC How Facebook and other tech giants want to give the whole world internet access Internet.org

How Facebook and other tech giants want to give the whole world internet access

Nokia, Ericsson, Samsung, Qualcomm, MediaTek and Opera are among the companies who want to help bring two-thirds of the world who don’t have internet access online.

# linkedin - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

From Business ETC LinkedIn reduces age limit from 18 to 13 Social Media

LinkedIn reduces age limit from 18 to 13

The social networking site made the changes in its terms of service to attract younger users to its new university section.

# linkedin - Thursday 4 July, 2013

From Business ETC These graphs show you what social media sites Irish people are using Social Networking

These graphs show you what social media sites Irish people are using

Over a third of the country don’t use social networking websites but the number of Facebook and Twitter users is on the rise.

# linkedin - Sunday 2 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Lego school, some baby-making lingerie and a very smart lock Week In Web This post contains videos

Weird Wide Web: Lego school, some baby-making lingerie and a very smart lock

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# linkedin - Thursday 2 May, 2013

From Business ETC Waterford programmer Jordan Casey, 13, to address Californian conference Bright Spark

Waterford programmer Jordan Casey, 13, to address Californian conference

Casey is set to address over 4,000 delegates on the topic “Things I learned the hard way as a young CEO”.

# linkedin - Saturday 23 February, 2013

From Business ETC Meet the company which will only accept Twitter CVs Careers

Meet the company which will only accept Twitter CVs

And it’s for applications for a six-figure job.

# linkedin - Friday 4 January, 2013

From Business ETC Irish businesses warned of ‘significantly increased’ IT security risks in 2013 Security

Irish businesses warned of ‘significantly increased’ IT security risks in 2013

Major security breaches at large international businesses such as Sony, LinkedIn, Global Payments and RSA are a warning to Irish businesses, says a leading security specialist.

# linkedin - Thursday 20 December, 2012

From Business ETC ‘Careless’ employees more of an IT security risk than hackers – survey IT Security

‘Careless’ employees more of an IT security risk than hackers – survey

A survey of nearly 300 IT professionals in Irish companies has identified their concerns about employees’ computer habits at work.

# linkedin - Saturday 15 December, 2012

From Business ETC 15 words you must stop using in your LinkedIn profile Bad Buzz

15 words you must stop using in your LinkedIn profile

The 2012 list of overused, useless buzzwords on the careers networking site.

# linkedin - Saturday 13 October, 2012

From Business ETC Careers clinic: Get a reference… from your colleagues Jobseekers

Careers clinic: Get a reference… from your colleagues

A referral by a friend or colleague is one of the more fruitful avenues to explore in job hunting.

# linkedin - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 1 in 5 people now has a Twitter account (and 10 per cent still have a Bebo page) Social Networks

1 in 5 people now has a Twitter account (and 10 per cent still have a Bebo page)

An Ipsos MRBI poll has found that more than half of the population has a Facebook page – and one third use no social networking sites at all.

# linkedin - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

From Business ETC Careers clinic: How some graduates use innovative ‘campaigns’ to land a job Innovation This post contains videos

Careers clinic: How some graduates use innovative ‘campaigns’ to land a job

Multimedia campaigns, networking events, online pitches and a ‘Hire Me’ t-shirt: David Wogan decided to treat his job search as a mass-marketing project.

# linkedin - Sunday 10 June, 2012

From Business ETC LinkedIn says all accounts secure again after password hack LinkedIn

LinkedIn says all accounts secure again after password hack

An FBI investigation is now under way after almost 6.5million passwords were breached last week.

# linkedin - Saturday 9 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: what do this week’s password leaks mean for you? Explainer This post contains videos

Explainer: what do this week’s password leaks mean for you?

What exactly does ‘hashed’ and ‘salted’ mean? And after breaches for LinkedIn, eHarmony and Last.fm this week, how can you make your password stronger?

# linkedin - Friday 8 June, 2012

From Business ETC Music site urges users to change password in latest breach – has yours been leaked? Passwords

Music site urges users to change password in latest breach – has yours been leaked?

There’s now a way to check if your LinkedIn or eHarmony passwords were among those hacked, while Last.fm is the latest site with security problems.

# linkedin - Thursday 7 June, 2012

From Business ETC First LinkedIn, now eHarmony’s passwords ‘compromised’ Passwords

First LinkedIn, now eHarmony’s passwords ‘compromised’

The dating site has said that a small number of its users have been affected, while it’s reported that a total of eight million ‘hashed’ passwords have been posted online.

# linkedin - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Almost 6.5million LinkedIn passwords apparently leaked online LinkedIn

Almost 6.5million LinkedIn passwords apparently leaked online

A hacker in Russia claims to have gained access to millions of passwords and is seeking help in removing the encryption.

# linkedin - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

From Business ETC More people in Ireland now have Facebook, Twitter Social Networking

More people in Ireland now have Facebook, Twitter

Almost 20 per cent of pensioners now have a Facebook account.

# linkedin - Sunday 12 February, 2012

From Business ETC In pictures: 13 of the weirdest real-life job applications Jobs This post contains images

In pictures: 13 of the weirdest real-life job applications

From topless photos to Donald Trump role plays, here are some of the ways people tried to make their applications stand out…

# linkedin - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

From Business ETC Tech giants join forces to end phishing emails Crackdown

Tech giants join forces to end phishing emails

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo, and PayPal are among the companies which have started a tough new approach to stopping scam emails.

# linkedin - Thursday 19 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: Will Ireland block the internet to save CDs? Opinion

Column: Will Ireland block the internet to save CDs?

Paul Quigley, co-founder of a site which tracks the sharing of news stories through social media, warns that changes in Irish legislation could shut down any site that ‘interacts’ with the internet.

# linkedin - Saturday 7 January, 2012

From Business ETC Column: We have the tech entrepreneurs – now we need to keep them here Opinion

Column: We have the tech entrepreneurs – now we need to keep them here

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy wants to press his own government to support Irish tech start-ups – without attaching too many strings.

# linkedin - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

From Business ETC Social media use in Ireland no longer growing, poll finds Social Media

Social media use in Ireland no longer growing, poll finds

The number of people using Facebook has fallen slightly – but is still almost half the adult population.

# linkedin - Thursday 15 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Airline lets passengers pick seats based on other passengers’ Facebook profiles Social Media

Airline lets passengers pick seats based on other passengers’ Facebook profiles

Want to choose who you’re sitting beside? A Dutch airline is letting passengers share their Facebook and LinkedIn profiles before picking a seat.

# linkedin - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

From Business ETC One to avoid: most overused word on Irish LinkedIn profiles is… motivated LinkedIn

One to avoid: most overused word on Irish LinkedIn profiles is… motivated

Here’s the top 10 most overused words, or in other words, the ones you should avoid on your LinkedIn profile…

# linkedin - Thursday 27 October, 2011

From Business ETC Tech leaders land in the city for Dublin Web Summit DWS7 This post contains images

Tech leaders land in the city for Dublin Web Summit

Day one of the Dublin Web Summit brought some positivity to the capital as global tech leaders shared their wisdom.

# linkedin - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

From Business ETC Angry Birds CEO coming to Dublin for web summit Social

Angry Birds CEO coming to Dublin for web summit

Mikael Hed will join senior execs from LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube at the second annual Dublin Web Summit.

# linkedin - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Mayor of the White House: Obama on Foursquare

US President joins location-based social network – so on which Internet hangout will he pop up next?

# linkedin - Monday 15 August, 2011

From Business ETC Students ’12 times more likely’ to communicate through Facebook than email Networkers

Students ’12 times more likely’ to communicate through Facebook than email

A survey commissioned by Blue Coat Systems says only 6 per cent of students would choose email as their first method of contact.

# linkedin - Sunday 19 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In your Fix tonight: Labour picks its president; the cost of a second Greek bailout; the former government minister and the social network; The Boss looses his Big Man; and the dog who loves a riot.

From TheJournal.ie Former government minister uses LinkedIn to find jobs Job Hunt

Former government minister uses LinkedIn to find jobs

Noel Dempsey has found work advising local authorities since leaving government.

# linkedin - Thursday 19 May, 2011

From Business ETC “Monstrous interest” in LinkedIn shares on first day of trading LinkedIn

“Monstrous interest” in LinkedIn shares on first day of trading

The 95 per cent surge on the first day’s trading is seen as a good sign for other social networking companies.

# linkedin - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Want your baby to be a CEO? Name him Tony, or her Deborah

Social networking site LinkedIn has produced a list of the top CEO names around the world, and Tony is the number one name for Irish bosses.

# linkedin - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Wednesday Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories. 5 o’clock.

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