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Hookflash brings video calling to your Linkedin network

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This belongs to a series of posts on how applications like Hookflash are bringing LinkedIn functionality into their user experience. Here's Trent Johnsen, CEO of Hookflash describing the integration of LinkedIn's APIs within the Hookflash app.

We're pleased to announce the launch of Hookflash for the iPad integrated with LinkedIn – the one place where you can find all the information you need about the people in your professional world. As the world's largest professional networking site with over 160 million professionals, LinkedIn enables its members to work smarter — whenever and wherever they work.

Hookflash helps professionals communicate effectively with their peers and colleagues with video, voice and messaging on the iPad.

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Do You Share Too Much on Social Media?

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by Sam Laird

Sharing is the basis of social media, and it can be a beautiful thing. Keeping up with family and friends as kids grow, relationships become marriages and adventures are had —
social media can be tons of fun and helps us feel connected to one another.

But when does all that sharing become too much? And when can what you share online actually become dangerous?

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How Does Social Media Affect Your Local Community? [CONTEST]

earth-connected-600-275x171Social media enables people to connect across the world, but it can also help people connect locally unlike ever before.

Social Media Day will kick off on June 30 with events all over the world to celebrate the tools, technology and people that are bringing together a connected generation.

This year we want to dig deep and find out exactly how social media has affected your community. Whether it's using Twitter to break down barriers to your local government or creating new ways to communicate with your neighbors, let us know. We want to hear from you.

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6 Easy Ways to Boost Site Traffic With Facebook

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by Rebecca Corliss

In a recent study, Facebook was hailed as the most-used social networking site around the world, specifically as the most-frequented site in 126 of the 137 countries studied. With this in mind, marketers should consider how they can utilize their own market's Facebook usage to support company's goals.

For B2B companies who are naturally focused on lead generation, this data suggests that an increased emphasis on Facebook as a traffic source is important. But how might B2B marketers take advantage of this opportunity, specifically when considering Facebook's migration to the timeline layout? Here are a few tips.

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Facebook closes Credits in favor of real currency

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Facebook is shuttering its Credits system for online payments across the social network, replacing it with local currency and a new subscription payments option.

"Since we introduced Credits in 2009," Facebook's Prashant Fuloria told developers, "most games on Facebook have implemented their own virtual currencies, reducing the need for a platform-wide virtual currency."

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