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Why The Acquisition of LinkedIn Annoys LinkedIn Users

by Jenny Sussin  |  June 15, 2016

Your data is for sale. It's something we've all known for a while now but $26.2 billion later the conversation has been reignited, if not a bit buried, in the...

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Microsoft and LinkedIn: The Potential and the Risk for Marketers

by Jay Wilson  |  June 15, 2016

On Monday morning, I was reading one of Augie Ray’s compelling critiques of LinkedIn user behavior when the news broke – the professional social network had been acquired by Microsoft...

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Microsoft Links Into a Treasure Trove of Information

by Doug Laney  |  June 14, 2016

Contributing Gartner analysts: Merv Adrian and Jenny Sussin Throughout the day yesterday we listened to financial and market analysts speculate about the announced acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft. Their ruminations...

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Are Teen Social Media Users Becoming Anti-Social?

by Jennifer Polk  |  June 11, 2014

Social media users are a fickle bunch. Teens, in particular, are influenced by ever-changing trends. What was once new and cool can quickly become old news. Take Facebook for instance....

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If Social Networks Were N'Sync

by Jenny Sussin  |  May 8, 2014

It's somewhat obvious that not all of today's social networks, or yesterday's for that matter, are going to make it in the biz, so in today's post, I want us...

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I Predict: The Rise of Predictive Analytics

by Martin Kihn  |  March 11, 2014

You don't have to be Nostradamus to predict that predictive analytics is going to become more and more important to digital marketers. Gartner sees an ongoing shift from analyzing historical...

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How the App-Web Disconnect Affects Digital Marketing Experiences

by Andrew Frank  |  March 4, 2013

Reviewing email on my iPad, I get a message from LinkedIn reminding me that I have important invitations waiting. I’ve been remiss! Fortunately, LinkedIn totally gets convenience: there’s an “Accept”...

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A suggestion for social tech vendors (HCM, CRM, etc).

by Thomas Otter  |  September 22, 2011

Demos with realistic data are really good. They bring  software to life, so yes,  it is right and good to have believable entries in your career history or customer records...

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A short thought about LinkedIn and HR systems.

by Thomas Otter  |  June 14, 2011

LinkedIn has over 100 million users, and a market cap today of over 7 Billion USD.  If the market is prepared to give LinkedIn that sort of valuation for what...

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An interesting tale about Facebook demographics

by Andrea Dimaio  |  June 22, 2009

When I was in Malaysia last week I met people from two different federal agencies, and I discussed with them a few excerpts from my latest presentation From Citizen-Centric to...

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