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Startup firm BranchOut trying to out-link LinkedIn

A startup called BranchOut is raising cash in a bid to surpass LinkedIn by offering its own professional network.

By April 19, 2012


BranchOut making SEO push with vanity URLs

The professional network on Facebook moves into the open Internet with "about" pages for users.

By September 9, 2011


Startup Secret 33: It's a long game

Does LinkedIn have a strategic weakness? BranchOut's CEO thinks it does, and is basing his whole company on it.

By February 10, 2012


Facebook sent 160M visitors to mobile apps in April

Social network's traffic to mobile apps and games has nearly tripled in two months.

By May 1, 2012


Building apps for Facebook: A dance with the devil

Facebook has created a booming app economy that's made plenty of developers rich. It's also forcing a lot of them to lose sleep.

By August 13, 2012


Recruiters post 1.7 million jobs on new Facebook jobs board

The new app makes job recruiting on the social network more high profile, something that should worry LinkedIn.

By November 14, 2012


Why Facebook won't build music service from scratch

Facebook is growing up fast and smart. It's a platform company now. It enables, it doesn't create. But that will change.

By September 6, 2011


Smarterer pulls in $1.75M for job skills testing

Boston-based startup wants to replace the "skills" section of your resume with a series of scores based on online quizzes. It's an idea worth millions.

By June 6, 2012


Facebook adds job-search tool

Social network becomes hub for job hunting, Pinterest adds business accounts, and malware hides in fake daily-deal e-mails.

By November 14, 2012


Facebook's Timeline spells success for apps

Dozens of apps joining the social network's Timeline are becoming overnight success stories. Take Viddy -- two months after launching its Timeline app, it's now No. 1 in the iTunes store.

By April 18, 2012