"LinkedIn Taps Professional Connections to Create News Service"
by Miguel Heft, New York Times
But before it does, LinkedIn wants to give its more than 90 million members — many of whom visit the site only rarely — a reason to stop by every day. So on Thursday, the site unveiled a personalized news service, LinkedIn Today, which aggregates headlines from around the Web. Rather than being edited by humans, LinkedIn Today is put together automatically based on what stories people in a user’s professional network and industry are reading and sharing.
See Also: “Introducing LinkedIn Today” (by Liz Reaves Walker, The LinkedIn Blog)
See Also: “LinkedIn Launches a Social News Site” (by Greg Sterling, Search Engine Land)
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Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.