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Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest accounts hacked, possibly due to an awfully weak password

As it turns out, it wasn't Zuckerberg doing the tweeting — it was a notorious hacker group called OurMine, who briefly gained access to his Twitter and Pinterest profiles.Worse, if the hackers' claims are true, Zuckerberg was using an amazingly weak password, even for 2012's standards: "dadada.

British startup wants to help landlords, employers spy on you via social media

One British startup, Score Assured, wants to make that mining explicit and required for anyone looking for a place to live or a job, via Tenant Assured and Recruit Assured, respectively.Only Tenant Assured is currently live, so that’s the product we’ll focus on here.

'LinkedIn for Youth' platform launches for students, graduates and educators

'LinkedIn for Youth' platform launches for students, graduates and educators A new social platform aimed at Kiwi students and graduates has launched, touted as “LinkedIn for Youth”.nz aims to help New Zealand young people make the best possible start to life after they finish study.

Microsoft wraps up LinkedIn deal – What now?

Microsoft wraps up LinkedIn deal – What now? 2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, marking what the company says is the beginning of a journey to “bring together the world’s leading professional cloud and the world’s leading professional network”.After overcoming a final hurdle to close the deal earlier this week, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella confirmed the deal has officially closed in a post on the site.

The most promising jobs of 2017, according to LinkedIn

The most promising jobs of 2017, according to LinkedIn It may feel like there isn't much to look forward to in 2017, but LinkedIn has a few suggestions for how to find some potential in the year.The professional network ranked the most promising jobs of 2017 based on those positions' potential for career advancement, job growth and salary.

These internships are most likely to turn into jobs, according to LinkedIn

These internships are most likely to turn into jobs, according to LinkedIn It's hard to get an internship, but it's even harder to know whether that internship has a chance of becoming a job.Unless you're in an industry where post-internship employment is virtually guaranteed, it's pretty much anyone's guess.

Satya Nadella announces the 'first coming together of Microsoft and LinkedIn' project

Satya Nadella announces the 'first coming together of Microsoft and LinkedIn' project Speaking at Microsoft's 'Future Decoded' event in Mumbai on Wednesday, Nadella said that Project Sangam "is actually the first coming together of Microsoft and LinkedIn" — the professional networking site which it acquired in a $26.The service has LinkedIn Lite integrated in it and is designed to work on slow and metered internet connections, something common in India.

LinkedIn Lite leads trio of new apps launched by Microsoft in India

LinkedIn Lite leads trio of new apps launched by Microsoft in India Microsoft-owned LinkedIn is getting a set of new apps aimed at low-connectivity markets, starting in India.All three apps are built upon existing features that were introduced by the LinkedIn India team in November.

Barack Obama hasn't updated his LinkedIn page and now we're even more depressed

Barack Obama hasn't updated his LinkedIn page and now we're even more depressed Even Barack Obama can't handle the truth.I'd been waiting for the LinkedIn notification, "News about Barack Obama," or "Congratulate Barack Obama on his new position.

Company of software engineer held at JFK hits back on LinkedIn

Company of software engineer held at JFK hits back on LinkedIn The incredible odyssey of Celestine Omin, a Nigerian software engineer who at New York's JFK airport was told he didn't look like a software engineer and asked to take a coding exam, has caused quite an uproar on social media.Now his company Andela— a tech startup that connects developers in Africa with U.

LinkedIn tries to make a smarter news feed with 'trending storylines'

LinkedIn tries to make a smarter news feed with 'trending storylines' The professional network introduced a new feature Wednesday called "trending storylines," which surfaces a personalized feed of news stories based on topics you're likely to be interested in.Rolling out across LinkedIn's apps and website in the U.

Here's how women are represented (or not) in LinkedIn's highest-paying jobs

Here's how women are represented (or not) in LinkedIn's highest-paying jobs Usually LinkedIn's jobs data is at least a little uplifting: here are the jobs to pursue for the highest salaries, or the jobs that have the most promise this year.Among the 100 highest-paying jobs in the United States, women make up around only 30 percent of employees in each role.

Let a stranger pick your next profile pic, seriously

Let a stranger pick your next profile pic, seriously Their findings, published Thursday in the journal Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, suggest that instead of being your best judge of attractiveness and other personality traits, you're better off asking the advice of a stranger.The researchers asked the students to choose two out of 12 photos that they were most or least likely to choose for a profile pic for sites like Facebook, Match and LinkedIn.

LinkedIn hits 500 million users as it remains the quiet giant of social media

LinkedIn hits 500 million users as it remains the quiet giant of social media The platform passed 400 million users toward the end of October 2015, and crossed the 450 million mark about nine months later.") But for those who do actively use LinkedIn, the network is also home to around 10 million jobs at around nine million companies.

2 tech billionaires launch 'WTF' to save the Democratic Party with ... billboards

2 tech billionaires launch 'WTF' to save the Democratic Party with ... billboards The cofounders of two tech giants have teamed up to rethink the Democratic Party.On the Fourth of July, they launched a project called WTF — short for "Win The Future" — that is virtually crowdsourcing a political agenda on Twitter, Recode reported.

LinkedIn wants to pair you with someone special. No, not like that.

LinkedIn wants to pair you with someone special. No, not like that. The matchmaking option is an easy way for LinkedIn connections to match their skills to someone who could use them, or to find someone with a resume they'd like to emulate.The person who'd be the mentor has to express interest, too.

LinkedIn is rolling out video creation on its mobile app

LinkedIn is rolling out video creation on its mobile app So in its latest effort the social media company is rolling out a video creation tool within its mobile app.Click that, give LinkedIn access to your phone's microphone, and start recording.