Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn For $26.2 BillionIn a surprise move, Microsoft said Monday that it is buying professional networking service site LinkedIn for about $26.2 billion. It is by far Microsoft's largest acquisition.
Poll: Which Social Media Platform Do You Use Most?As of December 2014, Facebook continues to lead the way as the most popular social media website in the United States.
Social Media Click Farms Become Big BusinessCelebrities, businesses and even the U.S. State Department have bought bogus Facebook likes, Twitter followers or YouTube viewers from offshore "click farms," where workers tap, tap, tap the thumbs up button, view videos or retweet comments to inflate social media numbers.
Time For Grads To Clean Up Social Media PagesYou never know what could become a deal breaker when it comes to landing a new job. So, students graduating this spring should first clean up their social media pages.
LinkedIn's Decision To Ban Prostitution Infuriates Legal BrothelsA world renown Nevada brothel is furious that prostitutes are no longer allowed on LinkedIn, despite the fact that prostitution is completely legal.
Using Social Media To Snag A New JobA survey from Jobvite -- a recruiting software company -- claims that 92 percent of U.S. companies use social networks and media to find talent in 2012. That number is up from 78 percent just five years ago.
LinkedIn App Quietly Transmitting Personal Data?LinkedIn's iOS app is collecting information from calendar entries, including passwords and meeting notes, and transmitting it back to the company's servers without their knowledge, according two mobile security researchers.
Laid-Off Plano Man Reinvents Himself Using Social MediaBeing laid off from work may seem like a bad thing for most people, but one Plano man says losing his job was the best thing that ever happened to him.
Experts Sound Off On Weathering Abrupt UnemploymentAmerican workers are worried — and with good reason, experts say.