How to Maximize Your Impact on LinkedIn: 3 Tips from a LinkedIn Product Manager

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Content creation on LinkedIn increased 60% in 2020 as companies and individual LinkedIn members sought new ways to stay connected with their professional network. With so many people posting on the platform, you may be wondering how you can stand out from the crowd so you can take advantage of the opportunity to build your brand and business.
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Millions of LinkedIn users exposed in yet another massive data scrape

Threat actors have once again managed to scrape data from over 600 million user profiles on LinkedIn, and have put it up for sale for an undisclosed sum, according to reports. This incident, says CyberNews, is the third time in the past four months that data scraped from millions of its user’s public profiles has been posted for sale.
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5 Steps to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile to Get More Sales Leads

By Kahl Orr, the founder of Rise, a digital agency that builds high-performing custom websites and apps for some of the fastest-growing brands. As a digital agency founder, I believe small business owners are innovators, searching for tools to build trust and generate more leads. While many social media sites exist to support digital marketing and networking, one platform stands out.

LinkedIn breach reportedly exposes data of 92% of users, including inferred salaries [U]

Update: PrivacyShark appears to have been the first to report this, and has now obtained a statement from LinkedIn, below. A second massive LinkedIn breach reportedly exposes the data of 700M users, which is more than 92% of the total 756M users. The database is for sale on the dark web, with records including phone numbers, physical addresses, geolocation data, and inferred salaries.

Microsof reportedly hides your LinkedIn profile in China if you mention Tiananmen Square

Microsoft has recently gotten into hot water when the extent of cooperation with Chinese censorship campaigns became evident when they accidentally censored Bing Image Searches for the Tiananmen Square tankman worldwide instead of just for China. Now another element of this self-censorship became apparent when cybersecurity researcher Kevin Beaumont revealed...
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LinkedIn makes major real-estate moves in the South Bay, signaling a return to the office

Another tech giant looks to be setting up shop in the heart of the South Bay, and may be signaling a larger post-pandemic return to the office than was originally anticipated. LinkedIn, the career-centered social network titan, has both purchased a large-scale office complex in its current headquarters city of Sunnyvale, and has begun an upgrade of one of its main buildings. All the while, LinkedIn is building a brand-new, one-million-square-foot campus in Mountain View that will serve as its principal headquarters in the coming years, according to the Mercury News.

Data for 700M LinkedIn Users Posted for Sale in Cyber-Underground

After 500 million LinkedIn enthusiasts were affected in a data-scraping incident in April, it’s happened again – with big security ramifications. A new posting with 700 million LinkedIn records has appeared on a popular hacker forum, according to researchers. Analysts from Privacy Sharks stumbled across the data put up for...
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LinkedIn purchases its Sunnyvale HQ for $323 million

LinkedIn Corp. announced the purchase of its Sunnyvale HQ for $323 million, solidifying its long-term presence in the South Bay. The company acquired three assets at 950, 1000 and 1020 W. Maude Ave. for a total of 287,644 square feet of office space. According to RMW Architecture & Interior’s website, the campus contains a 500-seat café, 255-seat auditorium and a fitness center.
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Bad actor offers up for sale data from 600 million LinkedIn members scraped from the site

Cyber News reports that this is the third time in four months that member information has shown up on a hacker forum. A data set including information from 600 million LinkedIn users showed up for sale on a hacker forum this week. That's the third time in four months that scraped data from the networking site has been offered up for sale, according to a report from Cyber News.
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The Super Simple Guide To Maximizing LinkedIn For Your Career

According to research done by The Knowledge Academy, one of the biggest workplace fears is “Using LinkedIn.” They used Ahrefs to find the monthly global Google searches for common workplace fears, and “how to use LinkedIn” came in at number 2 (right after asking for a promotion). Although it might sound like a random fear that shouldn’t rank so highly, when you think about it, it’s not random at all.

LinkedIn user data involving 700 million accounts is being sold on the dark web

The information involving around 700 million users on Microsoft’s LinkedIn website is currently being sold online within the Dark Web. Information that contains a treasure trove of data surrounding each user that can be used for various levels of identity theft or other nefarious means. The event was originally thought...
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TikTok meets LinkedIn?

TikTok is launching something called “TikTok Resumes,” a pilot program “designed to continue expanding and enhancing TikTok as a new channel for recruitment and job discovery.” Digital strategist Scott Kleinberg joined Bob Sirott with the latest.
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LinkedIn wheels and deals to cement long-term South Bay presence

SUNNYVALE — LinkedIn has solidified its long-term South Bay presence with a big property purchase, a building upgrade, and the ongoing construction of its future head offices. The tech firm has bought a large office complex in Sunnyvale where its headquarters are now located, has launched an upgrade of a...