Earlier this week came surprising news that Microsoft’s bought LinkedIn, the social network aimed at professional networking and job hunters. The social network is apparently worth $26.2 billion, with Microsoft paying … Read moreLinkedIn is worth $26 billion… who knew?
Here’s a look at, and my thoughts on, my current social media usage. Facebook Some months ago, I shut down the Facebook page I made for this blog. Facebook’s limited the “organic” (normal, non-curated) reach … Read moreMy social network usage (Spring 2016)
As everyone knows, social media networks dominate online life for most Internet users these days, with Facebook and Twitter the dominant ones. I thought I’d write up my feelings and … Read moreA look at my social network usage (Summer 2014)
Today comes news that once-influential social network Digg is basically being sold off in parts to several entities: the Washington Post (its staff), professional social networking site LinkedIn (for its … Read moreDigg digs its own grave, sold off for parts
This week, I learned that career-oriented social network LinkedIn has made a few questionable changes involving sharing of user information. Particularly, they’ve set up an “opt-out” sharing scheme with advertisers … Read moreTech thoughts: LinkedIn privacy issues