Posts by Jen Granito

  • Jen Granito

    Over 100,000 LinkedIn users have shared over a million professional news articles with their groups and connections, since we started offering the news sharing feature. We’ve received a ton of great feedback on the feature, with some of our users mentioning how inconvenient it was to participate in a group conversation given the additional step of returning to the news discussion page to leave a comment. We’re now incorporating some of these suggestions we gathered…

  • Jen Granito

    In November 2008, we launched LinkedIn Events – a product that enabled users to add an event and/or RSVP to an existing event. LinkedIn would let their network know they were attending by sending out a network update and displaying the event as a badge on their profile. Moving forward, we have made it even easier to find what events your professional contacts are attending or speaking at. We have put together an experience that many users have been asking for: a way to see what…

  • Jen Granito

    Since we launched news sharing in groups, users have shared nearly a million articles with professional colleagues. The obvious desire for people to share and discuss news with their peers begged for us to develop more ways for people to collaborate on the numerous streams of news intelligence coming from publishers and bloggers. This week we are launching a feature that will allow group owners and managers to create a custom news stream composed of RSS or Atom feeds that will be…

  • Jen Granito

    A couple of months ago, we announced the ability for groups to have discussions on LinkedIn.  LinkedIn is now hosting hundreds of thousands of interesting…

  • Jen Granito

    During the summer of 2008, LinkedIn participated in the Palo Alto city coed softball league.  We faced some fierce competition, playing against teams…

  • Jen Granito

    Following the announcement of LinkedIn News we regularly been shipping improvements and built on top of the existing functionality.  We are continuously…