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LinkedIn Hires CNN Veteran Courtney Coupe as Head of Programming

LinkedIn is doubling down on original content. The Microsoft-owned social platform has hired Courtney Coupe as its first-ever head of programming. Coupe “will work to build the strategy, development and production of all original video and audio content,” per the company, and will report to LinkedIn editor-in-chief Dan Roth. She joins LinkedIn from CNN, where […]

Gabrielle Union Launches LinkedIn Content Series

Gabrielle Union is launching a content series with LinkedIn that will focus on uplifting Black and other underrepresented entrepreneurs through the exploration of topics like gender equity and mental health in the workplace. The three-month series, called Getting Real With Gabrielle Union, will include videos and posts on Union’s LinkedIn profile, with the first intro post […]

LinkedIn Launches $25M Program for 100 U.S. Creators

LinkedIn said on Tuesday it is investing $25 million into a 10-week program that will provide 100 U.S. creators with grants, coaching and networking support. The LinkedIn Creator Accelerator Program will give accepted participants a $15,000 grant to “help them share content, spark conversations and build communities,” Andrei Santalo, LinkedIn’s global head of community, wrote […]

Why Russia Is Threatening to Block Facebook

The threat comes as controversy unfolds over Facebook ads in the U.S. that allegedly came from Russia.

Russia Blocks LinkedIn, U.S. “Deeply Concerned”

The move marks the first time a social media site has been blocked in the country and comes after a court ruled that it broke local data storage laws.

LinkedIn to Air First-Ever TV Ad During Oscars

There is a thematic tie-in with one of the best picture nominees.

UTA’s Jeremy Zimmer on Agency Wars: “We’ve Changed the Landscape”

The agency CEO discussed the current state of showbiz with 20th Century Fox co-chairman Stacey Snider.

Tech Giants Push For Government Surveillance Reform

Apple, Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo are some of the companies that have joined together in the wake of NSA leaks to support limits on access to users' information.

Help Wanted: Kanye West Posts Fashion Exec Job on LinkedIn

The rapper is seeking a vice president or production for his untitled "clothing project."

Weinstein Co. Teaming With LinkedIn for ‘Butler’ Promotion (Exclusive)

For LinkedIn's first time promoting a film, users will be entered to win a career experience in New York featuring meetings with a top recruiter, an executive and a renowned career coach.

Yahoo Logs Flat Second-Quarter Revenue

The company discusses its second-quarter financial results but without input from new CEO Marissa Mayer.

Facebook Files IPO Details

The social-network behemoth should raise $6 billion and sell shares for about $35 per share beginning this month, with founder Mark Zuckerberg cashing in hundreds of millions of dollars worth of stock to pay his taxes.